Cookie Policy

Cookies are small files that are sent from websites to users' computers and store the user's information to better tailor the site and your future visits to your needs. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can disable this function by changing your browser settings if you so wish.

 

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF COOKIES?

Cookies are used to make the user's web experience faster, convenient and personalised. By using cookies we will be able to see how our website is being used. This means that we will be able to identify the most popular areas of the website and make it easier for you to access them. They also help us to be more efficient as we can learn what information is important to you.

 

TYPES OF COOKIES

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

 

HOW DO WE USE COOKIES?

Category: Necessary

Cookie

Description

Provider

Expiry

__RequestVerificationToken

Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.

circal.co.uk

Session

ARRAffinity

Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.

circal.co.uk

Session

ARRAffinitySameSite

Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.

circal.co.uk

Session

ASP.NET_SessionId

Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests

circal.co.uk

Session

rc::a

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the u se of their website.

google.com

Persistent

rc::c

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

google.com

Session

 

Category:Statistics

Cookie

Description

Provider

Expiry

_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

circal.co.uk

2 years

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

circal.co.uk

1 day

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

circal.co.uk

1 day

vuid

Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.

vimeo.com

2 years

 

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help the website operators analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 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. 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 this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

 

EMAIL TRACKING

If you use our service you may be added to our database to receive communication via email. If so, messages you receive may be trackable at an individual level, allowing us to determine, for example, opens and link clicks. This information is generally used to help assess the effectiveness of communications so that we can improve them and may occasionally be used to send relevant further communications in response to your actions (e.g. clicking a particular link) or inactions (e.g. not opening an email). You can unsubscribe from email communications at any time using the unsubscription link contained in each message.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA COOKIES

We are active on a range of social media platforms. We have no control over the use of cookies on these third party sites. Please follow these links for more information on the privacy policies of the individual social media sites where The University of Law is active:

LinkedIn

Twitter

YouTube

 

HOW CAN YOU MANAGE COOKIES?

You can delete all cookies that are already on your device by clearing the browsing history of your browser. This will remove all cookies from all websites you have visited.

Each browser is different so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences, or use the following on your particular browser.