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Cookies & Privacy

We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit https://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

The information below describes our GDPR position and the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy for cookies which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer and Edge, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

GDPR

We take no identifiable user based data without consent on our website.

The only data taken that will include user identifiable data is from submitted forms from our contact (to enquire about how we can help your business), recruitment (to apply for any vacancies that may arise) and placements pages (for students to come and work with us on industrial placements).

Google Analytics: No identifable data is taken via Google Analytics on our website, please visit https://privacy.google.com/businesses/compliance to find out more about Google’s position on privacy and data protection.

We will never contact you apart from as a response to our email form unless you have given us express permision (via the radio button on the contact form).

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

Our websites runs a CMS and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with the CMS. If cookies are disabled then various functionality on the site may be broken.

More information on session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html

Third Party Cookies

These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.