Cookies are small text files that are stored in your web browser which allow a website provider (in this case Bury College) to know that you have visited the site before. By collecting, storing and using these bits of information, we are able to be more responsive to your needs and provide useful advertising to signpost site visitors to likely relevant college services.
Cookies help us to know which pages you find useful and which you do not, so that we can provide a more responsive service. They can also help us to resolve problems if things go wrong, to understand how users use the site and improve the visitor experience going forward.
Bury College uses both session cookies and persistent cookies.
A session cookie is used to identify a particular visit to our Website. These cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser after using our Website. We use these cookies to identify you during a single browsing session, such as when you log into our Website.
A persistent cookie will remain on your devices for a set period of time specified in the cookie. We use these cookies where we need to identify you over a longer period of time. For example, we would use a persistent cookie if you asked that we keep you signed in.
If you don't like the idea of cookies, or certain types of cookies, you can change your browser settings to delete cookies that have already been set and decline new cookies. To learn more about how to do this, visit the help pages of your browser.
Please note that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you may not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages may not properly be displayed.
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