A cookie is a text file that is stored on your device by a website’s server. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.
The cookies we use are only for authentication with our system. The cookies we store are listed below, details are shown about how long the cookies remain on your computer.
Cookie Name Description
.AIMAuth

This cookie stores authentication/permission information for authenticating you with the system after you have logged in. If the cookie is persistent or not depends on whether you have selected the 'Remember Me' option on the login form.

If you DO select the 'Remember Me' option the cookie will be persistent and will remain in your browser after you close it down in order to re-authenticate you if you come back to the system within a 60 minute period.

If you DO NOT select the 'Remember Me' option then the cookie will not remain in your browser once it is closed. This means completely closing all windows of your browser so it is no longer running not just closing the active tab

ASP.NET_SessionId

This cookie stores authentication/permission information for authenticating you with the system after you have logged in.

This cookie will not remain in your browser once it is closed. This means completely closing all windows of your browser so it is no longer running not just closing the active tab