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Cookie & Privacy Statement

This privacy policy sets out how Dudley College uses and protects any information that you give Dudley College when you use this website.

Dudley College is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and at present, this website does not contain any functionality other than that described below in the 'How we use cookies' section, which requests information from any user.

Dudley College may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this document from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25th May 2012.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

On this site, we use traffic log cookies via Google Analytics to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. The four cookies used are:

__utma - A cookie which tracks the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.

__utmb and __utmc - These cookies are used to track how long a particular visit on our website lasts.

__utmz - This cookie tracks which site or search engine the visitor came from, the link clicked or keyword used, and the visitor's geographic location.

Google provides a way of opting out of all analytics globally.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.