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Privacy and Cookies

Privacy Policy

Browsing our website

The University will collect some personal information when you browse our website. We use cookies to make the website work better for you.

Advertising Cookies

We use cookies to deliver targeted advertising based on your use of our site and to measure the performance of our advertising. Advertising technologies which may set cookies on this site include (but are not limited to) AdWords, DoubleClick, and social media platforms (including Facebook, Twitter, and others).

Remarketing

Remarketing or retargeting allows us to show ads to users who have previously visited our website as they browse the web. We carry out re-marketing via Google Adwords [and Facebook]. We show ads to visitors who have visited the site before, so a previous visitor will see these ads [in their Facebook feed or] when they’re browsing the internet. We are able to do this using cookies dropped on a user’s hard drive, when a visitor comes to the site. The remarketing cookie window is set for 120 days.

ShareThis

We use the ShareThis module to improve user experience by giving users a feature to share a web page via popular social channels including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and email service providers such as Gmail, Yahoo, MS Outlook and more. This module uses cookies to provide this sharing functionality.

For more information on ShareThis please visit: https://www.sharethis.com/privacy/.

Embedded YouTube videos

Where this site embeds YouTube video clips and you click to view them, YouTube may set cookies on your computer – find out more about these settings and how to disable them at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

Embedded Vimeo videos

Where this site embeds Vimeo video clips and you click to view them, Vimeo may set cookies on your computer – find out more about these settings and how to disable them at http://vimeo.com/cookie_policy.

Google analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information on how visitors use our site. This information is used to create reporting and analysis to allow us to improve the site for our users. The cookies used by Google Analytics 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.

Opting out of cookies

Information about this and your options for opting out of advertising cookies is available from the Network Advertising Initiative. Alternatively, consult the documentation for your web browser or mobile device for further options to control which cookies you allow. You can disable Google Analytics tracking on your browser by following the instructions on the Google site.

Accessing services through the website

When you access services through our website you are usually required to supply some sort of personal information. This may be simply an email address or the information required in the online application process. In general, forms on the University of London website will either contain an explanation about how the information you supply will be used or will provide a link to the relevant page.

Data Protection policy

The University is bound by UK and EU data protection law. You can access our policy, contact the University’s data protection officer and find out about your rights in regards to your data at the following link: https://www.london.ac.uk/about-us/how-university-run/policies/data-protection-policy

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