Cookie Policy

Like most websites, there are cookies set on the website of Bangkok University to tract a number of visitors and visited pages in order to improve, analyze and further develop the website of the University for the visitors to receive better and effective educational services and information. In this regard, the University wishes to inform you of the type and description of the cookies set by the University as follows:

What are the cookies?

Cookie is a small text file which is downloaded and stored in a device connected to the internet such as computer, tablet, mobile phones or electronic devices. When visiting the website, cookies enable the website to remember your information and visiting records and will reuse the information when you revisit the website without having to reregister the personal data repeatedly. Cookies are not harmful to the devices and the information stored by cookies will be  read only by the owner of  the server.

Cookies used by the University will show  information of the website that  you visit and enable the University to offer services which match your need and preference. In addition, the first record setting of the website by the cookie will allow you to be able to access the website every time you revisit the website, except when the cookies are deleted which will then set every setting in a default mode.

The Information Collected by the University when Using Cookies

You hereby agree and acknowledge that the cookies set on the University website automatically collect  the information and personal data, as follows:

  • Log File data such as IP Address including date and time when visiting the University website
  • Browsing behaviors when visiting the University website such as website pages, chronological order when visiting the website and the last page of the visited website before logging off of the University website, including the website content and duration of the visit to the website
  • Username and Password when users set the website to remember the login information
  • Types of browsers used to visit the University website
  • Domain names of the website linking to the University website
  • Location

The University will not use the IP Address or any of the aforementioned data to link or to use as identifiers to the personal data in any way, unless it is required by laws, or for the operation of the University or for the lawful interest of the University.

In this regard, the University shall us the cookie in accordance with the Personal Data Privacy Policy of the University. You may refer to further information at “Policies and Procedures on Personal Data Protection of Bangkok University B.E. 2564 (2021)”.

 

 

Types of Cookie Used by the University

The cookies used by the University are as follows:

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies which are the cookies necessary and important for the website of the University as they enable the website of the University to function normally.

Cookie

Purpose

Term

Provider

Cookie Consent

Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain

1 year

bu.ac.th

  1. Preferences/Functionality Cookies allows the University website to remember the user’s interaction and setup information while visiting the website of the University. The information will be used when you next visit the website of the University, without having to reset the setup information every time.

Cookie

Purpose

Term

Provider

Bangkok_University

User Activity Tracking

1 day

bu.ac.th

user_lang

Keep User Language Selection

1 day

bu.ac.th

 

  1. Analytic/Performance Cookies are used to collect statistical information such as a number of visitors to the website and pages visited, including interaction and behaviors of the users of the University website, in order to analyze and evaluate the information needed for service improvement and development.

Cookie

Purpose

Term

Provider

_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

bu.ac.th

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

1 day

bu.ac.th

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

1 day

bu.ac.th

 

  1. Third-party Cookies: The University website may use the third-party cookies received from services offering on the website of the University such as YouTube’s cookies from the videos and playlist of the YouTube Channel, or cookies from embedded videos and playlists or URL links to websites of the third parties.

Cookie

Purpose

Term

Provider

__fb_chat_plugin

Used to track the user’s interaction with the website’s Facebook chat-widget.

Persistent

bu.ac.th

_fbp

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

3 months

bu.ac.th

IDE

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

1 year

doubleclick.net

pagead/landing

Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement.

Session

doubleclick.net

RUL

Used by DoubleClick to determine whether website advertisement has been properly displayed - This is done to make their marketing efforts more efficient.

1 year

doubleclick.net

test_cookie

Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.

1 day

doubleclick.net

common/
cavalry_endpoint.php

Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement.

Session

facebook.com

Fr

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

3 months

facebook.com

messaging_plugin
_https://www.bu.ac.th/
_132880665271

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Persistent

facebook.com

Tr

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Session

facebook.com

pagead/1p-user-list/#

Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites.

Session

google.com

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

179 days

youtube.com

YSC

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Session

youtube.com

yt.innertube::nextId

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Persistent

youtube.com

yt.innertube::requests

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Persistent

youtube.com

yt-remote-cast-installed

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Session

youtube.com

yt-remote-connected-devices

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Persistent

youtube.com

yt-remote-device-id

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Persistent

youtube.com

yt-remote-fast-check-period

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Session

youtube.com

yt-remote-session-app

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Session

youtube.com

yt-remote-session-name

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Session

youtube.com

 

In this regard, the University may not be aware nor hold any responsibilities for any operation of the third party regarding the cookie policies or the the privacy policy, you should study the privacy guideline  and the  cookie policies of the third party before providing your personal data to the third party.

Deletion of/Disabling of Cookie Functions

When browsing and using online services of the University website, you agree and give consent to using cookies set by the University as specified in this policy . However, if you do not wish the University website to use cookies, you may delete and/or disable the use of cookies from the website of the University by setting a web browser on you device, as follows:

The University wishes to inform you that by limiting the use of cookies set by the University, some services may not be available or you may experience incomplete services.

Policies Updates and Functions

The University reserves the rights to modify or change the policies relating to cookies as deemed appropriate. You should regularly check for further updates of cookie policies for your benefit.

Further Information and Inquiries

If you have any questions regarding how to use cookies or cookies polices of the University, you may contact the Data Protection Officer as detailed below.

The Data Protection Officer

The Committee for Personal Data Protection of Bangkok University

Address: 9/1 Phahonyothin Road, Klong Nueng Sub-district, Klong Luang District, Pathum Thani Province 12120

Tel: 02 407 3888

Email: pdpc@bu.ac.th

 

Latest cookie policies updates are recorded on March 19, 2021.