Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

 

How are they used on this website?

The University website uses cookies in two ways:

  1. To retain user preferences - for example, cookies stored by your web browser help us to recognise you if you return to our site at a later stage. This can save you time on future visits by storing information you may have previously entered onto our site.
  2. Collect website usage information via Google Analytics – we anonymously track how visitors interact with the University website, including where they came from and what they did whilst on our website. This is then used by us to provide a better online experience. We do not track users once they leave the University website. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. To opt out of Google Analytics, please visit the following site http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

 

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Google These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

 

Your Cookie Settings

 To opt out of Google Analytics, please visit the following site http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout