Cookie statement

This statement explains how we use cookies on the University’s main web pages. Please note, however, that most units of the University run and maintain their own websites on the metrouni.edu.bd domain (these will be identified as www.name. metrouni.edu.bd or name. metrouni.edu.bd). These sites may carry their own cookie statement or provide additional information relating to their activities, which will succeed or supplement this Cookie Statement. For information about what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the website, and how this information will be used, please see our Privacy Policy.

How we use cookies

All of our web pages use “cookies”. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place on your computer or mobile device if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and enables us to improve our website.

Types of cookies we use

We use the following types of cookies:

  • strictly necessary cookies – these are essential in to enable you to move around the websites and use their features. Without these cookies the services you have asked for cannot be provided.
  • performance cookies – these cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. We use this information to improve our websites and to aid us in investigating problems raised by visitors. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor.
  • functionality cookies – these cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide more personal features. For instance, a functional cookie can be used to remember the volume level you prefer to use when watching videos on our websites. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Specific cookies we use

The tables below identify the cookies we use and explain the purposes for which they are used.
However, we continue to collect information about third-party cookies and the tables below are based on the work completed to date. Accordingly, we may update the information contained in this section from time to time.

ProviderCookie namePurpose Further information
Google mapsNID PREF khcookieThese cookies are used by Google to track how many people are using their mapsOverview of Google privacy
Google Search Appliance__utma __utmb __utmc __utmzThese cookies are used to differentiate one user from another and to pass information from page to page during a single user's website session. A web server uses cookies to collect data about a given browser, along with the information requested and sent by the browser's operator (the visitor). Cookies do not identify people, but rather they are defined themselves by a combination of a computer, a user account, and a browserOverview of Google cookies
YouTubeuse_hitboxVISITOR_INFO1_LIVEYouTube may still set cookies on the user’s computer once the visitor clicks on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Changes to our Cookie Statement

Any changes we may make to our Cookie Statement in the future will be posted on this page.