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NVU Cookies Policy

Northern Vermont University Web Cookies Policy

This cookie policy explains how Northern Vermont University collects and uses cookies on NVU and NVU-associated websites. Disabling or preventing cookies in your browser may cause loss of functionality in certain areas.

What are cookies?

“Also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies, cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories. They are used by web developers to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their core role of enhancing/enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites.

“Cookies are created when a user’s browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file. Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website’s server. Computer Cookies are created not just by the website the user is browsing but also by other websites that run ads, widgets, or other elements on the page being loaded. These cookies regulate how the ads appear or how the widgets and other elements function on the page.” –

Cookies on the Website uses cookies from the following sources for the indicated purposes:

  • Google Analytics: Tracks site visitor behavior to help improve site architecture, functionality, and content development
  • Facebook: Informs targeted marketing efforts
  • Capture: Informs targeted marketing efforts
  • Drupal CMS: Collects information about site visitor’s browser to for purposes of site functionality

Preventing Cookies

There are various settings in your browser or tools to prevent the use of cookies.  If you choose to disable cookies, there may be loss of functionality in the webpages you are visiting.  See for more information.


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