Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your web browser and contain a unique number, but no personal data. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site and a more tailored site experience to you.
Below is a summary of the cookies we use on www.shu.ac.uk, including those set by add-ons.
|Google Analytics||Functional cookies||This collects information about how visitors use the website, to be able to compile reports and make improvements to better meet our users' needs.
The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Google Analytics data and privacy information
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|Google Analytics||Targeting cookies||We use Google Analytics Audience Demographics and Interest Reporting within Google Analytics to further our audience understanding so we can improve our content and user experience accordingly.
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|Sitecore||Necessary and functional cookies||The Sitecore cookies enable you to use functions of the site such as favourite pages, recent pages and course comparison. The cookies also identify repeat visits helping us tailor our content and user experience.
To opt out please disable cookies from within your browser
|AddThis||Targeting cookies||We use AddThis, a popular social bookmarking toolbar, to allow you to share content via social media sites including Facebook and Twitter.
When you share content via social media, these sites may set a cookie if you are also logged in to their service. We don't control third party cookies but we recommend you visit the relevant websites for more information.
AddThis privacy information and opt out option
|Google Conversion Tracking||Targeting cookies||We use conversion tracking to understand user behaviour and to improve our site. The Googleadservices.com cookies help website owners who buy ads from Google to determine how many people who click their ads end up purchasing their products.
The conversion tracking cookie is set on your browser only when you click an ad delivered by Google where the advertiser has opted in to conversion tracking.
These cookies expire within 30 days and do not contain information that can identify you personally. If this cookie has not yet expired when you visit certain pages of the advertiser's website, Google and the advertiser will be able to tell that you clicked the ad and proceeded to that page. Each advertiser gets a different cookie, so no cookie can be tracked across advertiser websites.
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|MediaMath||Targeting cookies||The MathTag.com cookies enable us to display more tailored advertising to our users.
Privacy information and opt out option
|DoubleClick||Targeting cookies||The DoubleClick.net cookies allow us to serve our adverts online. We use it to understand behaviour and how users arrive at our site and interact with it. There is no personal identifiable information sent in the tag.
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We embed some videos on our site from our official YouTube channel; when we do this, we aim to use the privacy-enhanced mode which means YouTube will not set a cookie unless a user clicks to play the video. YouTube cookies contain the count of views of embedded videos
YouTube privacy enhanced mode information
|Functional cookies||We use Twitter to display relevant feeds on our site to enhance our content. Twitter widget data such as page visit and browser information is held within the cookie. Twitter also used logged in status information and may tailor content to improve your experience.
Twitter privacy information and preference options
|Functional cookies||We use Facebook to display relevant feeds on our site to enhance our content. Facebook cookies indicate logged in status information to show relevant and social information for the social plugins and services.
Facebook privacy information and opt out options
|Functional cookies||We use LinkedIn to display relevant feeds on our site to enhance our content. LinkedIn cookies indicate exisiting user status information and may tailor content accordingly as well as containing page load information.
LinkedIn privacy information and opt out options
|LiveChat||Functional cookies||We use LiveChat to improve the ease of communication with our users. The cookies are used to identify a user and allow for user personalisation.
To opt out please disable cookies from within your browser and remove them from your storage media
LiveChat privacy information