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These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide more personal features. For instance, a functional cookie can be used to remember the volume level you prefer to use when watching videos on our websites. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. 我们用 this information to improve our websites and to aid us in investigating problems raised by visitors.
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests.They collect information about your browsing habits. Targeting cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as 'like' and 'share' buttons and advertisements.
Google DoubleClick Uses cookie IDs to show adverts relevant to a visitors interest and browsing behaviour. They are also used to limit the number of times someone sees an advert, as well as helping to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. They remember that a browser visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.
Parts of this website use Facebook cookies and pixels. Pixels are small blocks of code on webpages that do things like allow another server to measure viewing of a webpage and often are used in connection with cookies. Cookies and pixels are used to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you. The user ID collected relates to your Facebook account and the data collected is used to advertise across Facebook的, Messenger and Instagram. These pixels are also used to attribute website conversions back to advertising sources.The same privacy restrictions as AdWords 再推广 (above) apply.
我们用 rapidspike to monitor the uptime and performance of our webpages. We also use Real User Monitoring to monitor performance for users outside the UK. We do not capture any personal identifying individual data.
Vimeo sets a number of cookies on any page that embeds a Vimeo video. While we have no control over these cookies, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Vimeo viewers, to hold information about current viewing video settings as well as a personal identification token, if you are logged into VIMEO. Furthermore, a set of cookies regarding Google AdSense advertising campaigns might be set, which contain identifiers that record user browsing behaviour.
我们用 AddToAny to allow visitors to share our news content to social media. AddToAny的 does not store personal data. Its technology vendors are compliant, and may temporarily store an IP address and set a client cookie for security purposes as regulations allow.
我们用 Google Analytics to generate reports on the number of visits to pages on our websites. The resulting statistics help us to plan improvements to our websites. 谷歌分析 is also used by third party widgets implemented on our website.
我们用 谷歌优化 cookies, to test and analyse how audiences interact with the Sunderland University website. We do this to make informed decisions about how to provide a better experience for visitors to our website.
我们用 hotjar. Hotjar is an analysis tool that records the online behaviour of a website's visitors. Hotjar sets persistent cookies (up to 365 days). Hotjar also records visitor information including mouse clicks and movements, scrolling activity and user input on our website (for example on a contact form) - this information is anonymous. Recordings are automatically destroyed after 365 days. You can opt out of hotjar collecting your information at any time by following these 说明.