Cookie policy

This page outlines the cookie policy for the Research England Data Portal (‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’) website. Your use of this website is subject to our  terms of use.

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. This sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

Cookies are used to improve services for you, for example by:

You can learn about cookies and how to manage them.

For further information on cookies used by this website please contact Research England.

Cookies used on our website

Session-based cookies

These cookies expire when you close your browser. We don’t use any third-party cookies


Purpose: to store data between requests. It’s set by ASP.NET Core.


Purpose: to store an authenticated user’s details. Once a user logs in, ASP.Net Core encrypts this data and stores it in the cookie. The client passes this cookie back with each request. If the cookie contains more data than the cookie can handle (up to 4096 bytes), the cookie will be chunked. These cookies will be .AspNetCore.CookiesC1, .AspNetCore.CookiesC2 and so on.


Purpose: to keep track of your search criteria within the app.