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What cookies are created when I take an assessment?

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Questionmark uses cookies to provide a secure and effective assessment experience for customers.

Our cookies are used to make assessments appear properly and give you access to the various features available. Cookies achieve this by remembering:

  • which tab was selected when checking for available assessments,
  • what contrast and font style was chosen,
  • which server to connect to to show results,
  • and authentication information so that resources are shown during the assessment.

For details about the cookies used, refer to Cookies used when taking an assessment.

You can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish. You can even decide to stop any site from using them. However, our website will not function without them.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org, or read on to find out more about how and where we use cookies.

Cookies used when taking an assessment

The following sections provide details about the various types of cookies used when taking an assessment:

Remembering your display preferences

​Cookie name Description​
​qmTabCookie ​When the assessment list is displayed in multiple tabs (Quiz, Test, Exam, Survey), this cookie remembers the last one you selected so that when you return to the assessment list screen you will be on taken to this tab.
​qmFontStyle ​It is possible to alter the size of the text shown in an assessment. This cookies stores the text size chosen so, when navigating between the different pages within an assessment, it will know what size to show the text in.
qmContrastStyle ​As part of the accessibility features available for Questionmark assessments, it is possible to change the contrast of the assessment to aid visually impaired users. This cookie remembers the chosen contrast setting and ensures that the various pages within an assessment use the same contrast setting.

Session details

Cookie name​ ​Description
​QMResources​ ​​To ensure that the resources are available to access for the duration of the assessment, a resource cookie is created that grants access to these files.
​V5PROD ​​Questionmark uses various servers to provide assessments to participants. Because of this, the system needs to know which server to request information from when displaying reports (i.e. the Coaching Report at the end of an assessment).
ASPSESSIONXXXXXX ​A randomly generated number that that represents the session used by the application to show reports. It expires when the browser is closed.

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