Cookie policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are stored on a user’s computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular user and website.

Some cookies help you to navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences and generally improve your experience browsing the site. Other cookies collect information on how visitors are using the site, how they are navigating between pages and which pages they are visiting most frequently for example. They can also be used to ensure that online advertisements are more relevant to the user and the user’s interests.

How to control and delete cookies

If you want to disable, enable or delete cookies you can do so within your browser by changing your browser’s cookie settings. These settings can usually be found in the ‘preferences’ or ‘options’ menu of your browser. There may also be further help and guidance on how to do this within the ‘Help’ or ‘Tools’ option of your browser.

To find out more information on cookies and how to manage them you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

What types of cookies does University Business use?

Performance

These cookies collect information on how you use the site, including which pages you visit, how often and your journey between these pages. This information is used to get a better idea of how users are engaging with the site and stories in order to make any adjustments or changes to better the user experience of the website. We use third-party site Google Analytics to do this.

Functionality

These cookies are used to recognise you in order to remember any settings or preferences you have set when you make a return visit to the site. Similar to the performance cookies enabling a better user experience, functionality cookies are used so going forward a more personalised experience can be provided.

Advertising

These cookies are used to collect information on your visit to the site and the type of content you have viewed. Third-party partners will then use this information to deliver specific adverts that will be more relevant to your interests. The third-party site we use for this Google Ads.

How long will cookies stay on my device?

Most of our cookies expire within 30 days although some may persist for up to three years.

This cookie policy was revised September 2018.