What are cookies?
Cookies are messages that web servers pass to your web browser when you visit a website. Your browser stores each message in a small file. These files typically contain information about your visit to the webpage.
Cookies and our website
When you visit our website (URLs starting www.murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk), small pieces of data are sent to and retrieved from your web browser, mostly in the form of ‘cookies’. These cookies can be used to store information about you and your device (desktop, mobile, tablet), which can be used to present you with a more personalised web experience.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but within your web browser, you can choose to accept or decline cookies for any website. You can usually modify your browser settings to decline all cookies if you prefer, or accept or decline on a case-by-case basis.
The Information Commissioner’s Office Advice for Members of the Public tells you how to control cookies. You can find more information about cookies from the All About Cookies website.
The cookies used on this site are there to:
• Authenticate access to restricted content (Raven authentication)
• Measure how you use the website (using Google Analytics) so we can improve it
Only the cookies associated with Raven identify you personally, when you request authentication. Other cookies on our website do not collect personal information.
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