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City College Plymouth Cookies

In this section you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit the City College Plymouth website and how to reject or delete those cookies.
Topics:

  1. How to control and delete cookies
  2. List of the main City College Plymouth cookies
  3. Third Party Cookies
  4. Cookies set by Third Party sites

1. How to control and delete cookies

This website will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by cityplym.ac.uk, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this website.

Our website also uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see section 4.

2. List of the main City College Plymouth cookies

This is a list of the main cookies set by the City College Plymouth website, and what each is used for. 

SESS* cookie

This cookie is used to store the location of a compressed version of javascript and style information on the website. This ensures you have a upto date version of the websites style and functionality on each fresh visit and that it is sent to you in the most efficient manner.

has_js

This cookie stores a 1 or 0 based on if your browser has javascript enabled this is then used to show more features on the website if javascript is enabled. This cookie is only stored for the duration of your visit.

Accessiblity Cookies
style,
size

These cookies are used to store accessiblity options on text size and the background colour of pages. This is stored so that you don't have to re-enable the options on each page view and they are remembered on subsequent visits to the site.

Session_api_session

If you use the course shortlist on the website this cookie stores the location of the courses you saved so that you can email yourself a copy of the list of view it on subsequent visits.

3. Third Party Cookies

Our website uses the following suppliers who also set cookies on this website on its behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.

Google Analytics

City College Plymouth uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports for us on activity on the website.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

How to reject or delete this cookie

http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy

4. Cookies set by Third Party sites

To support our web site content, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.  City College Plyouth does not control the dissemination of these cookies.  You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
 

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