When you visit our site, personal information is collected as follows:
As you browse, we may collect personal information and other data about you from your computer. The various mechanisms used include server logs, proxy logs and cookies.
A cookie is a small text file which has a limited lifetime. Information supplied by cookies helps us understand how people use our site, so that we can analyse the data to give site visitors a better user experience.
- Personalise your visit to our website (as a cookie allows a web server to ‘remember’ visitors on subsequent visits without having to prompt them for information previously supplied. A cookie can also remember courses previously viewed by a site visitor)
- Provide information to you while you browse
- Obtain non-identifying information about your demographic group and general interests.
Some of our site pages may ask you to supply personal information to:
- grant you access to restricted areas of the website
- enable web-based knowledge sharing with staff or students (e.g. providing web spaces in which groups of individuals interact to pursue mutual goals, such as achieving a collaboratively developed understanding of a complex concept)
- respond to your enquiries via email
- provide specifically-requested information to you via email.
You may also choose to provide personal information while completing online surveys, forms or when offering feedback about this website.