Use of cookies by the RUH

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from (links from other sites) and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.
Active Server Pages ASPSESSIONID Active Server Pages (ASP) is used to create dynamic interactive web pages to make it easier to navigate around the site. This cookie is automatically generated by ASP, and is not used by the RUH for any purpose. It is deleted when you close your browser.

Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you arrive at our site.

Our cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. Most Web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our website if cookies are disabled. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to disable, manage and delete them, visit

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