1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file which is stored on your computer or other device such as mobile phones or tablet devices by a website. Cookies allow a website to remember your preferences whilst visiting the site in order to provide you with a more personalised experience. They help to make websites work efficiently and can allow site owners to track how a site is used to provide useful data for making improvements.
The cookies that we use only collect anonymous information to
optimise our services, and do not collect personal information.
Please note that not all the cookies on our sites are set by us. Please see the section below on third party cookies.
These cookies relate to the functionality of our website and allow us to improve the service we offer to you through our website, for example to provide an account based system for a more personalised experience.
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These cookies store your user preferences in order to improve your experience on the Jobs.ac.uk Website. Whilst they aren't strictly necessary, you may have to re-enter your preferences every time if they are disabled.
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Analytical cookies allow us to count the number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it.
|These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors are using our site, such as number of visitors, where visitors have come from, and what pages are most visited. No personal data is collected|
Targeting or advertising cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.
Third party cookies
Please note that due to the use of some 3rd party software on this website for social functionality such as Facebook ‘like’ and Twitter ‘tweet’ buttons, you may be presented with cookies from 3rd party websites. We don't control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party's website for more information.
3. How can I manage my cookies?
Google provide a tool that allows you to opt out from your visits being tracked by Google Analytics. You can obtain the Google Analytics opt-out tool here.