Our Privacy Policy and Use of Cookies

Swansea University Students' Union is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. 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.

This document is Swansea University Students' Union's definitive statement concerning privacy and use of cookies, so you should be prepared to check this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of our current policy.

Collecting information via web forms

On some pages Swansea University Students' Union may use web forms for a variety of purposes including catalog and sample requests, general contact forms, online surveys etc.

Unless otherwise specified on the form, no personal information will be shared with any third party outside of Swansea University Students' Union. In addition all personal information collected and/or processed by Swansea University Students' Union is held in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

If you have any general queries, or need more information about a particular form, please contact info@swansea-union.co.uk

Website Cookies

This website makes minimal use of cookies. The 2 cookies currently in use is used to support analysis and understanding of how people use the website (what they like most, when is the busiest time of day on the site, have people found new content when it is published, etc.), and to provide you with the website's content in your language of choice across all pages. In the former case, we perform this analysis to help us improve the usage and effectiveness of the website. The data collection and reporting behind this analysis is currently provided by Google Analytics. Your continued use of this website will indicate your agreement to the use of this cookie. More information on this cookie and advice on how to stop this cookie being used is set out below.

Cookie Usage

The cookies in use by this website to deliver the Google Analytics service are described below.

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These cookies are used to store information, such as what time your current visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the web page. These cookies contain no personally identifiable information but they will use your computer's IP address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet. Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google's behalf.

In order to provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of the website in any other way. Further information on the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on can be found here, and privacy advice for this product can be found here. For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website.

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The __cfduid cookie is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the visitor's machine is known trusted, then the cookie can override the security setting. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.

Disabling Cookies

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via key F1).

Please be advised that this website may not function optimally if cookies are disabled.

Swansea University Students' Union do not use cookies to collect any information about our users, however, some webpages may include external content (e.g. YouTube). In these cases cookies may be placed on your machine by the external website. Therefore, if you have any doubts about cookies, we recommend you disable cookies in your browser when you visit our websites.

If you have any questions about cookies that are set on your computer by visiting any of our webpages, then please contact us at info@swansea-union.co.uk

By using this website, you agree to our Cookie Policy.

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