A cookie is a small file downloaded on to a hard drive when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies are then sent back to originating website on each subsequent visit. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and provide a better use experience when you browse. Cookie can't read data off your computer or damage your system.
Below lists the cookies and briefly explains their purpose. This list covers a number of our websites and therefore each individual website may not use all of the cookies listed here:
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||Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
||Used by the course finder tool to keep track of the last search query.
||Cookie set by the sharethis.com sharing widgets.
||Functional cookie - AddThis social sharing widget.
||This indicates visitors that have arrived at the website via Google advertisements. Cookie will be deleted after 30 days.
||Functional cookie - stores your country code - i.e. GB - where location personalisation is active.
||Necessary cookie - confirms you've seen and dismissed the cookie notification. Ensures the website can prevent the notice from showing again.
||Necessary cookie - ASP session cookie - deleted when you end your visitor session.
If you choose to block cookies some parts of this website may not operate. To block cookies please do this within your browser settings. Most browsers allow you to block cookies within their settings and we have provided links to the most commonly used browsers.