Privacy and Cookies

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. When you return to the website it uses this cookie to 'remember' some of the things you did on the website last time, for example if you've previously ordered a prospectus from us we won't prompt you to order one again (assuming that you're using the same computer and you haven't deleted the cookie).

As you browse www.derby.ac.uk, your visit is automatically logged with information such as the browser and operating system you use, and the time of your visit. This data is collated and used to improve the service we offer but remains anonymous. Cookies are used in places on this site to store your preferences and to customise the content that is displayed based on this kind of information. We have a consent system on our website that manages many of these cookies based on the consent you give us. Please be aware that some areas of our website will not function as expected if you don't consent to the use of cookies.

Cookies do lots of different jobs and generally improve the user experience. We don't collect any personal information like your name, date of birth, email address or address.

Most web browsers allow you to control most cookies through 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.

Updating your cookie preferences

As you use our site, you may find that some features and functionality don't work, this could be caused by your cookie preferences. To re-enable these features, you can change your preferences using the button below.

Cookie Settings

Your information

Where you provide your name, email address or other personal information on this site (eg when you request a printed prospectus) this information is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Specifically, personal information is never shared with any third party organisation. If you choose not to receive further communications your personal details will only be used to respond to your enquiry.

We take appropriate measures to safeguard databases against unauthorised access.

You may request any information you believe to be stored about you (based on your use of this website) by writing to: Web Team, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GB, UK.