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Durham University makes use of the Google Analytics service to understand how you navigate around our site.
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Durham University makes use of Google DoubleClick service to measure the effectiveness and performance of online marketing campaigns for Undergraduate, MBA, Masters, DBA, PhD, and Executive Education programmes. For further information see, https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2839090?hl=en-GB
Durham University makes use of LinkedIn Insight to enable LinkedIn to provide us with information about our website visitors in order that we are better able to understand our website users and provide a better more tailored service to them. For more information see, https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?trk=hb_ft_priv
Session cookies allow users 'choices' to be remembered from page to page. An example of this functionality is the shopping basket feature of an online shop. When you visit a shop and select some items, the session cookie remembers your selection so your shopping basket will have the items you selected when you are ready to check out.
Session cookies used by Durham University include:
A number of other cookies are used by particular web applications to maintain, for example, a shopping basket, or similar. Rejecting these cookies will prevent you from using that application, but will have no effect on the rest of the site.
Please check the 'Help' menu of your browser to learn about your cookie preferences, and how to remove cookies from your system. The website www.allaboutcookies.org will provide you with further information about cookies.