When we provide services to you we want them to be reliable and easy to use. We also need to understand how you use our services so we can improve them.
To help us do this, when you access our websites we place a small amount of information on your computer or access device. These small files, which typically comprise a series of letters or numbers, are called cookies.
We use these cookies to recognise your device and provide online services.
Other cookies may be provided by other parties - that is they are 'third party cookies' set by other websites or domains. You will find information about where the cookies come from in our tables of cookies below.
Some of the cookies we provide will last until you close your web browser. These temporary 'session' cookies help us to ensure the website functions properly for you.
Other cookies will stay on your device after your browser session has ended. These 'persistent' cookies can help us remember your preferences when you access our site again.
You will find details of whether the cookies are session cookies or are persistent in our tables below.
Our open day registration website requires a cookie to process and remember your log in / session information. In order to register for our university-wide open days you will be asked to consent to this cookie. If you do not want to accept this cookie but would like to register for an open day please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Student VIP page and 'Ask Brookes a Question' feature
Combination of session and persistent cookies.
Oxford Brookes University has a relationship with Hobsons Plc (Hobsons) and the pages listed below are hosted by Hobsons as part of this relationship. These pages require cookies in order to process and remember your log in / session information:
A list of the cookies used by Hobsons for the processing of information on these pages can be found herehttp://www.hobsons.com/europe/cookies.php
All session cookies.
These cookies are used to track the user's session and are essential to the functioning of our online shopping facilities
These cookies don't collect any information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
This cookie is set only by our 'Unipod advice' website, which is available atwww.unipodadvice.com
It is used to gather anonymous information about the pages you visit on the Unipod advice website.
Our session cookies are not used to gather personal information about you. This table lists the session cookies used by our main public-facing websites.
More information about session cookies is available here:http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html (this is not part of our website and Oxford Brookes University is not responsible for its content).
The table below contains details of these cookies as of 23 May 2012. We will review these widgets every six months or whenever notified of a change, but Oxford Brookes University does not control the dissemination of these cookies so they may not be exactly as listed.
We embed YouTube videos on various pages on our websites. The first two cookies (see left) are set when you view pages that contain embedded YouTube videos. The third cookie is set when you view the video.
We embed Twitter feeds on various pages on our websites. These feeds set two cookies, which twitter use to improve their services and, in combination with other technologies, tailor content on Twitter to you if you use other of their services.
We embed Vimeo videos on various pages on our websites. The embedded videos set cookies to monitor performance and gather statistics about video usage.
We embed Google maps on various pages on our websites. The cookies set by embedded Google maps appear to detect your preferences and record usage of Google's maps.
By doing so, you will not be able to access all of the features our websites offer (see 'Cookies that are necessary for site functioning' above).
If you are purchasing products from our online shop some cookies placed on your computer or device will be essential for you to complete the purchase. If you block or reject these cookies, your transaction may not be completed successfully.
Instructions on refusing and deleting cookies for some popular browsers are linked below. These links take you to the browser vendor's own websites and Oxford Brookes University is not responsible for their content.
And as we add new features to our websites we include details of any new cookies they incorporate.
This page was last reviewed on 28 June 2013.
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