Medialibrary.nd.gov runs on a software service called Asset Bank, which uses a few cookies. A cookie is a file stored automatically on your computer by a website or web application. Cookies help the site function (for example to record the fact that you have 'logged in') or make it easier for you to use the site (for example by recording your preferences).
Yes - Asset Bank uses one session-scoped cookie that is essential to its operation, and may use a number of optional cookies depending on how your Asset Bank has been set up.
What cookies does Asset Bank use?
Tomcat Session Cookie
Asset Bank runs on a server in an application called 'Tomcat'. Tomcat places a temporary session cookie called JSESSIONID on your computer so that Asset Bank can maintain your user session as you navigate around the site. This cookie contains no personal information - all it stores is a numeric ID that has meaning only to Tomcat for the duration of your session. The cookie has no use after the end of your session on Asset Bank.
We will not (and will not allow any third party) to use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the Google statistical analytics tool.