Cookies and Privacy Policy

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.

This privacy policy explains how we treat your personal information. By using the Newman University web site you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in accordance with this policy. Though the policy has been developed to take account of changes in Internet technology it is subject to change and any such changes will only be notified on this page.

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.
  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to the Newman University website.
  • Users may opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page. (Alternatively you can opt out of a third party vendor's use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.)
  • The Google Analytics cookie from the DoubleClick domain allows us to view activity from the Google Display Network.

Google Analytics

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.

Webserver logs

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.

Any questions?

If you have any queries or concerns about privacy on the Newman University website please contact us via the website or via e-mail at webmaster@newman.ac.uk.

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