At the Newman University we recognise that your personal privacy is a serious and important issue and we support the principle of protecting privacy on the internet within the context of current UK legislation.
When you use the Newman University site we automatically issue your computer with a small piece of code (a 'cookie') that enables the web pages to be displayed correctly, and the information the cookie provides allows us to manage and improve the services on the website - this cookie does not however contain any personally identifying information.
Google Display Network
Newman University uses the Google Display Network (GDN) which uses third party cookies. This assists with marketing the University. The following information relates to our use of GDN:
- Third party vendors, including Google, show Newman University ads on sites on the internet.
- The Google Analytics cookie from the DoubleClick domain allows us to view activity from the Google Display Network.
We use Google Analytics cookies to hold information about your visit to our site. This helps us better identify the use and popularity of our services and how successfully the website is functioning. If you do not wish us to do this, you can opt out of the Analytics service by installing an add-on for your browser. This can be found at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Alternatively you can delete/restrict the cookies as for any other cookie via your web browser settings.
When you view our web pages as with most other websites, our webservers build logs of activity which contain information about your location in the world and even your computers IP address. In addition on some pages small visible graphics are used to build and enhance this logging system.
What we do with the information?
Any personal information that you provide to us will only be used for the purpose stated at the time we request it. We will not sell, license or trade your personal information to others. We do not provide your personal information to direct marketing companies or other such organisations. Personal information provided by you, and any other information relating to you, will be held by the Newman University.
We analyse demographic and other statistical information about user behaviour to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of our site. In performing such analysis and in the course of our business we will only ever disclose such information in an aggregated form that is not capable of identifying an individual user.