What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that a website downloads onto your computer or other internet-enabled devices (such as mobile phones and tablets) when you visit a website. The cookie will help the website recognise your device the next time you visit.
Usage of cookies
When consulting the UML websites, cookies may get placed on your computer, mobile or tablet. Cookies can be used for a variety of purposes such as remembering your preferences, measuring your activity also optimising your user experience too.
It could contain the following data:
- information about the browser; an identifier, in the form of a unique number.
- An expiration date (some cookies only).
Generally, our cookies perform three different functions:
- Enabling our websites to function properly
- Analysing visitor behaviour
- Optimising and personalising
Cookies are also used to optimise the webpages that you visit, and to personalise the content that we show you across all our digital assets, based on what we understand about your requirements.
Type of cookies used at UML
How can you block cookies?
You can control whether to accept cookies or not. If you decide to not accept cookies, some features and services on our websites will not function properly.
If you would prefer not to accept cookies you can either:
- Change your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie, which lets you choose whether to accept it or not.
- Set your browser to automatically not accept any cookies. You can manage cookies in the privacy settings of the web browser you are using. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies, you may not be able to access parts of our or others' websites.