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Privacy and Cookies Policy

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. Cookies can not harm your computer, but they are usually used for authentication or to provide personalised website facilities.

Our website uses the following cookies on all pages:

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited Google's Privacy overview

You can find information about opting out of your browsing behaviour being shared with Google Analytics by visiting

On some pages we embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Logs are kept of all accesses to the web server. Some of this logged data is used to analyse website usage, such as some websites web page hits, site errors, and other anonymous data. Google Analytics to analyse website usage. Google Analytics uses 1st party cookies to collect visitor activity on a website, but will only collect anonymous information. Error logs based within the Content Management System are also used to track problems experienced with the system, and in some cases the UCL userids of site editors are recorded.

This information has been provided to work towards compliance with new EU Cookie legislation and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy when using our website