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About cookies

All University of the Highlands and Islands websites use Cookies. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.

Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide:

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Strictly necessary cookies

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided. 

This is our strictly necessary cookie:

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Functional cookies

Functional cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Our website does not currently use functional cookies.

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Performance cookies

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. Read about how Google safeguards your data.

These are our performance cookies:

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Third party cookies

Third party cookies

Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a website other than the one you are currently on.  For example, we have Youtube videos and Twitter feeds on our site which may have their own cookies.  We do not control these cookies and while we will try to prevent them if requested, it is better if you block them directly in your browser.  For more details, choose your browser: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari (these links take you away from our site).

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Targeting cookies and advertising cookies

Targeting cookies and advertising cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

Our website does not currently use targeting cookies and advertising cookies.

 

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