Cookie Policy

We collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out the number of visitors to the various parts of the website. We collect this information in a way that does not identify anyone. We make no attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.


We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will tell you about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it. An example of this would be where we use a form to allow you to request a prospectus or other such information.


Use of Cookies by the Website

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. By using our website(s) you are agreeing that we can place cookies on your device. If you do not wish us to store any cookies during your visit please see the 'rejecting and disabling cookies via your browser settings' section of this page and the links to specific cookies that can be rejected. Please note however that this may have a significant impact on your experience.

The table below explains the sitewide cookies we use and why.

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A Google Analytics cookie. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This cookie has a lifespan of 2 years from set/update. By using our website(s) you are agreeing that we can place this cookie on your device.

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A Google Analytics cookie. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This cookie is no longer used by the ga.js tracking code to determine session status and so a value is not set. By using our website(s) you are agreeing that we can place this cookie on your device.

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A Google Analytics cookie. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. 30 minutes from set/update. By using our website(s) you are agreeing that we can place this cookie on your device.

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A Google Analytics cookie. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This cookies has a lifespan of 2 years from set/update, however we do not always use Google Analytics in a way that sets this cookie. By using our website(s) you are agreeing that we can place this cookie on your device.

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A Google Analytics cookie. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This cookies has a lifespan of 6 months from set/update. By using our website(s) you are agreeing that we can place this cookie on your device.

PHPSESSID
Session cookie essential to the operation of some parts of the website. Removed when you close you browser. No personal information is stored. Where used these cookies are required for our site to function properly. By using our website(s) you are agreeing that we can place this cookie on your device.

To find out more about Google Analytics privacy policies or to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Google Analytics cookies

We use Google Analytics to help analyse use of our website. This analytical tool uses cookies to collect standard web log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Bangor website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for the University.

To find out more about Google Analytics, visit: www.google.co.uk/analytics.


If you wish to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout