Cookies

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • We do not use cookies to:

    Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)

  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions
  • You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
  • Granting us permission to use cookies

    If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

    More about our cookies

  • Strictly necessary cookies
    • These coookies are essential in order to enable you to move around this website and use its features, such as logging in to apply for courses. Without these cookies these services cannot be provided.
  • Performance cookies
    • These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for example which pages are the most popular, how long people spend on the site and whether they receive error messages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor; all the information is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used in order to improve how a website works. If you wish to opt-out of Google Analytics you can install their ‘opt-out browser add-on.
  • Functionality cookies
    • These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as user-names) and information you’ve provided (such as applications in progress). This gives a more personal feel to the site and improves usability. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track browsing activity on other sites.
  • Turning cookies off
    • You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (more information on how to do this is available here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

    Cookies Used

    Cookie NameCookie CategoryDescriptionDuration
    wordpress_2WordPress cookie for a logged in user.session
    wordpress_logged_in_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
    wordpress_test_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
    wordpress_test_cookie2WordPress test cookiesession
    wp-settings-1Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.1 year
    wp-settings-time-2Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.1 year
    PHPSESSID1To identify your unique session on the websitesession
    SESS1To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.session