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This page describes the cookies used on the Travel South Yorkshire website  (

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Travel South Yorkshire website

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Security __RequestVerificationToken This cookie is an anti forgery token and It guarantees that the website that hosts a form is the one who receives the data in a completed form.  
Load Balancer Session NSC_XXXX…

This is used to select the server for subsequent requests and ensure your browsing session remains on the same server.

The cookie will expire in a couple of hours of the start of your visit to the website (when you close your browser).

Social Media __atuvc The __atuvc cookie is created and read by the AddThis social sharing site JavaScript on the client side in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behaviour for users. This will be stored on the user’s device for two years.



This keeps track of your logged in status. The cookie will expire at the end of the session (when you close your browser).  
ASP.Net session ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie is the default one used by ASPNET to uniquely identify the user's session on the site and relates the visitor's unique session to server side data. Our application uses the session to track the user's progress in wizards or for passing data which cannot be stored locally. The cookie will expire at the end of the session (when you close your browser) For more information visit the Microsoft website.  
SYMCA sites cookie acceptance CookieDisplay This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on the SYMCA / travelsouthyorkshire websites. This will be stored on the user’s device for one year.  
TSY Mobile tsyMobile This cookie is used to record that a user is viewing the site using a mobile device, so that the mobile version of the website is presented to the user.  
SurveyMonkey Ep201, ep202 SYMCA make use of surveymonkey software to carry out a number of surveys across its websites. These cookies are used to identify whether or not visitors have completed the survey or not, or in previous visits have selected not to complete a survey.  
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 and the pages they visited. Visit the Google website for an overview of privacy at Google  
Kiosk tsyKiosk This cookie is used to suppress adverts on the Kiosks in Interchanges  


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