A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device (like your computer or smart phone) when you accesses certain websites.
Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
Some cookies help websites to remember choices you make (e.g. the BBC weather website might wish to keep track of your location preferences). Analytical cookies are to help us measure the number of visitors to a website. The two types we use are ‘Session’ and ‘Persistent’ cookies. Some cookies are temporary and disappear when you close your web browser, others may remain on your computer for a set period of time. Some cookies are strictly necessary for the correct functioning of our website.
We do not knowingly collect or intend to collect any personal information about you using cookies. We do not share your personal information with anyone.
Which cookies do we use?
The cookies we may store on your device are:
X-Mapping-fjhppofk – this is strictly necessary to help us manage the load on our web server.
__cfduid – this is strictly necessary to help us manage the traffic to our web server.
__unam – This cookie is associated with the social sharing widget placed in our site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page.
_ga – Google analytics cookies help us get anonymized visitor and traffic statistics.
_gali – Google analytics cookies help us get anonymized visitor and traffic statistics.
_gat – Google analytics cookies help us get anonymized visitor and traffic statistics.
What can I do to manage cookies on my devices?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
If you are concerned about cookies and would like to ask further questions please do not hesitate to write to our website developers – [email protected]
If you complete a form on this website or write to us by email then we will store the information that you send us.
The only reason that we keep this information to enable us to respond to and process your enquiry or application.
We will only share your information with a third party if this is necessary to allow us to deal with your enquiry or application. For example we might forward your details to an institution that is looking for an applicant if you have requested help to find such an institution.
We will share your information with the trustees of the Soulsby Foundation or those tasked by the trustees to review applications for a fellowship.