Cookies and privacy

Privacy Policy for website

This policy sets out how University College Plymouth St Mark & St John uses and protects any information that you give to University College Plymouth St Mark & St John when you use this website. The University College Plymouth St Mark and St John is committed to protect the rights and privacy of individuals and to ensure that data about them are not processed without their knowledge and are processed with their consent wherever possible. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. University College Plymouth St Mark & St John may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.

Data we collect

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests
  • Website behaviour and analytics (Google Analytics)
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we collect from you

We collect this data for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • To analyse the information we collect so that we can improve and develop our products and services we offer
  • We may contact you in order to send you details of our goods and services which may be of interest to you
  • To provide you with access to certain parts of the website;


Cookies are small pieces of information that a website can put on your hard drive in order for it to remember something about you at a later time. The information is in the form of a text file, which will only be understood by the web site that initially set the cookie. The web site uses cookies for certain applications, for example to remember your name when filling in online forms. A cookie is also used to anonymously track how visitors interact with the website, including where they came from and what they did. This is then used to ultimately provide a better online experience for all our audiences.

We may use a Data Management Platform (DMP) for the purpose of targeting and measuring behaviour-based advertising. Data is collected by the DMP using on-page tags and third-party cookies, data relates to user behaviour on the site (pages viewed, scroll depth, time spent on pages, etc) and is stored in anonymous aggregated form on servers in the EU. This data is separate from any personal data stored in the institution’s CRM system.

Google Analytics

We use traffic log cookies to gain information about the use that is made of pages on our website. We use the information from cookies to generate reports on the usage of our website which are used for evaluation and analysis. The purpose is to improve our website by tailoring it to the needs of users. No data specific to any identifiable user is retained. You can stop your browser exchanging cookies with web servers at any time by changing the settings in your web browser. To opt out of this, please visit the following site and it will involve installing a browser add- on You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking advantage of the website. For more information about cookies visit

Links to other websites

External links to other websites may be used as part of the content of the website where they may be of interest. The University College Plymouth St Mark & St John is not responsible for the content of external websites and therefore we do not have any control over that other website. The University College Plymouth St Mark & St John cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any external websites and you should seek the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Changes to our privacy policy

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on our website.