Information about cookies
A cookie is essentially a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. You can setup your browser to accept or reject all cookies, as well as notify you when a cookie is set.
This page attempts to explain what information is collected with the cookies, how we use these information and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will describe how these cookes can be prevented from getting stored although doing this might compromise some elements of our websites functionality.
How to control the cookies used
It is possible to prevent the setting of cookies by blocking them when you activate the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. It should be noted however that if your browser settings are used to block all essential cookies, it may not be possible to have access to either all or some parts of our site. Therefore we recommend that you do not have the cookies disabled.
It is possible to clear cookies from your browser at any time.
The Cookies We Set
Cookies we use perform tasks which includes:
Analytical functions which allows us to be able to recognise and count the number of visitors visiting our website, as well as how they move around our website when they are using it. This ability helps us to improve the way our website works, thereby improving the experience for the users.
Necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
When the user submits data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be used to remember your user details for any future correspondence as required.
Helping us to provide you with a great experience when browsing our site, by providing the functionality to set your preferences for how our website runs when it is being used. These preferences can be better remembered when we set cookies, as this information will then be easily accessible each time the user interacts with our webpage
Third Party Cookies
For some special cases we utilise cookies which are provided by trusted third party suppliers/companies. This sections covers the which third party cookies you might encounter when using our site.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most popular and trusted analytics solution on the web which helps us to understand how our site is used, and the ways which we can improve usage experience.
The information generated by the cookie about the use of our website (including IP addresses) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on their servers. These cookies may be used to track information on this things such as how long a user spends on our site and what pages were visited, as this allows us to be ablel to create more meaningful and relevant site content which are also engaging. These also allows us to better understand how we can generally improve the site for our users.
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
Our website also use contains social media buttons and/or plugins with which the user can connect to our social network in different ways. and in order for these to work as intended, we set their cookies on the site which may be utilised to enhance the users browsing experience as well as contribute to the data held by these social media sites according to their respective privacy policies.
Social media sites whose plugins we utilise includes: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube.
For more information on how we set and utilise the information collected by cookies, please contact us:
St John's Innovation Centre
Cambridge CB4 0WS
+44 1223 364039
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