Cookie information for all website users

Cookies are small text files stored on your device (desktop, tablet, mobile phone etc.) by your device's web browser. They relate to a specific site and can be used to enhance that site's functionality and your interaction with it; they may also be used for usage tracking, research, targeting etc.

Anglia Ruskin uses cookies for a number of purposes including (but not limited to):

  • the logging on process for registered users
  • to help ensure the security and authenticity of registered users
  • to monitor how our Site is used, to plan improvements to user experience, and
  • to enhance the functionality of the Site.

What cookies do ARU use?

Cookies used on aru.ac.uk and search.anglia.ac.uk
Cookies used on distancelearning.anglia.ac.uk
Cookies set by 3rd party services
Cookies used on e:Vision
Cookies used on online application forms

Modifying cookie settings

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To edit settings for Local Shared Objects, also known as 'flash cookies', used by some Adobe Flash Player applications, guidance can be found on the Flash Player Help.

Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other web sites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

Web statistics, behaviour analytics and feedback

We monitor website traffic and user browsing and interaction behaviour to assist in the continuous improvement and development of the site. We do this only by monitoring IP addresses that are not linked in any way to any personal data, retaining the anonymity of our visitors. At times we may invite website visitors to provide feedback on their experience, responses are only linked to monitoring IP addresses that are not linked in any way to any personal data, unless you provide us with your email address as part of the feedback. If you provide your email address this will be used for the purposes of website usage research only and not linked with any other data we may hold on you.

Data from web statistics, behaviour analytics and feedback may be used to compile reports on website performance, user experience and future innovations. These reports may be shared with third parties in line with the privacy information detailed for each audience type.