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University Centre Myerscough will not collect any personally identifiable information about individuals, except as set out in the Cookies section below or where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them, for example when provided for bookings, applications and enquiries.


When you visit our website, we use the cookies that are set out below. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree.

Cookies are used by us to keep you logged in if you are using password-protected forms or pages. This information is only stored for the session and then discarded.  We also use some tracking cookies, some of which link to social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter and these may contain information personal to the individual visitor.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

How to disable Cookies

You may wish to visit which contains further general information about cookies together with comprehensive information about how to restrict or block cookies using your browser and how to delete cookies from your computer. However, if you disable the use of cookies the website may lose some useful functionality.

The following cookies are used on our site


Name Domain Purpose
Facebook Used to track visitors
Features for sharing via Facebook. Does not set a cookie by itself, but if one is present it will read it.
Twitter Used to track visitors
Features for sharing via Twitter, and viewing tweets by other people.
AddThis (social network links) Used to track visitors
AddThis state on their website: 'The __atuvc cookie is created and read by our JavaScript on the client side in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behavior for users.'
Google Analytics Used to track visitors
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.
UNIT-e Online (Capita) Used to keep visitor logged in
  • UNIT-e Online products use session cookies only
  • Session cookies only hold a session ID
  • No user-specific information is held within any UNIT-e Online products cookie
  • All session cookies are deleted at the end of a user session
  • UNIT-e Online products do not use any persistent cookies
  • UNIT-e Online products session cookies are first-party only, no third-party cookies are used
Password protected pages and forms Used to keep visitor logged in
Where a page or a form requires a login (for example, 1416 applications, or Awards photography) a cookie is used for the session only, so the visitor does not have to keep logging in. This cookie does not retain or forward information about the person logging in.


Google Analytics This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website operators (us) analyse how users use our site. The anonymous information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this anonymous information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, including the number of visitors to the website, where they have come to the website from, the pages they visit and the length of time they have spent on the website, for ourselves and other website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. We use these reports to improve the way our website works. Google may also transfer the information collected by the Google Analytics cookie to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

University Centre Myerscough also uses 3rd party vendor re-marketing tracking cookies, including the Google Adwords tracking cookie. This means we will continue to show ads to you across the internet, specifically on the Google Content Network (GCN). As always we respect your privacy and are not collecting any identifiable information through the use of Google’s or any other 3rd party remarketing system.

The third-party vendors, including Google, whose services we use – will place cookies on web browsers in order to serve ads based on past visits to our website. – Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website. This allows us to make special offers and continue to market our services to those who have shown interest in our services.

You may opt out of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or you may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page.

Google has additional information available about their Remarketing Privacy Guidelines, and Restrictions.