How we use cookie files
Cookies are small text files which most websites that you
visit use, by placing them on your computer or device. They are
stored on your device's hard drive or storage through
your web browser and contain a unique number which identifies your
visit, but not personal data.
Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work more
efficiently or to provide crucial functionality, as well as to
provide certain bits of information to the owners of the site.
Most web browsers, including on mobile
devices, allow you decide whether you'd like to allow cookies
to be used or not. For more information, use the 'help'
portion of your browser which should tell you how to configure
existing cookies and set options to notify you when you
receive a new cookie on your machine. Please remember though,
that by turning off cookies you may make the website less efficient
and some services may not function properly.
that our website works as it should. We also use the
Google Analytics service, which sets its own
cookie, to help us monitor visitors' movement from page
to page. We use this service to optimise our website and see which
pages are most popular, so that we can deliver a better experience
to our visitors.
Please find a summary of the cookies we use on
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||As part of the don.ac.uk website, we give visitors the option
to set accessibility options, such as changing to a text-only mode,
or changing text sizes and colours. To do this, we use a cookie
which stores the mode you wish to view the site in.
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We use the Google Analytics tracking service to track the usage
of our web pages. We use this information to compile reports and
optimise our website to improve the browsing experience for
The data collected is anonymous, and includes information such
as number of pages visited, times and dates of visits, paths
visited through the website, and how the visitor got to the website
(for example from a search engine or from another website).
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