Appendix 1. - Visitors to Our Website – Use of Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information.

This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

Website

When someone visits a website provided by Regent's University London we collect standard internet log information that details visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to help the University learn more about how their website is being used and how it can be improved. This information is collected in such a way that your identity will remain anonymous throughout. We will never make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Use of 'cookies'

Like many other websites, the Regent's University London website uses cookies. 'Cookies' are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual.

It is important to note that if you change your settings and block certain cookies, you will not be able to take full advantage of some features of our website, and we might not be able to provide some features you have previously chosen to receive.

Deleting “cookies”

You can both view the cookies stored on your computer and delete some or all of them. However, each browser has a slightly different procedure for doing so. Note that in some cases, deleting cookies will impact your experience in revisiting a site. For example, you may be forced to log in again, or items added to your shopping cart will have disappeared.

Blocking “cookies”

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. Most browsers allow you to specify which types of cookies you will accept or to reject all cookies. Turning cookies of may result in a loss of functionality when using our or third party websites.

As each browser is different, here are some of the most common ones:

  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari

The following Cookies may be set when you visit our website:

Google Analytics
Individual cookies will be set by the Google Analytics tool. These help us see which areas of the website are popular and how people are navigating the website. No personal information is stored in these Cookies and Google have strict privacy guidelines.

Twitter
If we display latest tweets on a page then we will use the official Twitter widget, this widget will add several cookies to your device. For more information view Twitter's Privacy Policy online.

Facebook
If we display a Facebook like button or use the Facebook widget for displaying latest posts then Facebook will add some cookies to your device as per their Privacy Policy.

Instagram
If we display an Instagram like button or use the Instagram widget for displaying latest posts then Instagram will add some cookies to your device as per their Privacy Policy.

LinkedIn
If we display a LinkedIn like button or use the LinkedIn widget for displaying latest posts then LinkedIn will add some cookies to your device as per their Privacy Policy.

Vimeo
If we display a Vimeo like button or use the Vimeo widget for displaying latest posts then Vimeo will add some cookies to your device as per their Privacy Policy.