Use of cookies

This website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you visit and also allows us to improve our site by analysing statistics. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on the hard disk drive of the device you are using to access the site. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.

You can find more information about the cookies used on our site and the reasons why in the tables below.

When you visit our website you will be asked whether you wish to accept or reject cookies on your device. You will still be able to use our site if you reject them, but some personalisation features will not be available.

One of the cookies we use (marked with an asterisk in the table below) is essential to the operation of our site (and are thus classed as non-intrusive "Level 0" cookies) and will be served to your device irrespective of whether you accept or reject cookies when you are asked by our site.

Should you wish, you can reject cookies completely by changing the settings of your browser. If you do this, however, you may not be able to access all or parts of our, and other, websites. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit the All About Cookies website.

Cookie Name Description
Roehampton website cookie CourseType This cookie lets us know the level of course you are looking at (undergraduate or postgraduate) in order that your user experience can be enhanced by only serving relevant dynamic content based on your level of study.
FirstTimeVisitor This cookie lets us know if this is your first visit to our website to help us serve dynamic content.
MobileUserPreferences This cookie lets us know whether you have currently chosen to view our desktop or mobile version of the website. The cookie ensures that the correct version of our webpages is displayed based on your preference.
AllowCookies This cookie lets us know that you have accepted our use of cookies and remembers your preference.
Google analytics _utma We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.

Google Analytics stores IP address anonymously on its servers, and neither University of Roehampton or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.
Content Management System cookie ecm This cookie is used by Ektron, the content management system which powers our website. It is used to store (anonymous) information about the user including language and site information.
EkAnalytics This cookie is used by Ektron, the content management system which powers our website. It is an anonymous user type identifier for an analytics feature.
EktGUID This cookie is used by Ektron, the content management system which powers our website. A unique identifier for the current user is generated for all and assigned at the time they first arrive on the site.
ASP.Net ASP.Net_SessionId * This cookie is the default one used by ASP.Net to uniquely identify the user's session on the site and relates the visitor's unique session to server side data.

Third party cookies

We use popular sites like Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo and YouTube to originate or syndicate some of our content. As a result, if you visit one of our pages on these sites, or a page on our site which has content embedded from them, you may be presented with their cookies. We do not control these cookies and you should check the relevant site for more information about the cookies placed on external third party sites.