This Privacy Notice applies to personal information collected about you by the School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary, University of London.
Personal information and privacy
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While using this site to request a prospectus, send an enquiry or apply online, you may submit personal information. The information that you give us will be treated in accordance with our Data Protection Policy and this statement:
Queen Mary is required by law to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998. As such, information is:
- processed fairly and lawfully and shall not be processed unless certain conditions are met
- obtained for specified and lawful purposes and not further processed in a manner incompatible with that purpose
- adequate, relevant and not excessive
- accurate and where necessary up to date
- kept for no longer than necessary
- processed in accordance with data subjects' rights
- protected by appropriate security
- not transferred without adequate protection.
SEMS website cookie information
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why:
|Session cookie||PHPSESSID||This cookie has already been set. The cookie is used to ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the website and that any information that you have entered is remembered. This minimises the need to authenticate or reprocess each new area of the website that you visit. This cookie is removed when you leave the website and close your browser.|
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|These cookies are used to 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 vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Please note, this cookie may have already been set at an earlier visit.||Google Analytics privacy statement|
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
We embed videos from our YouTube channels using YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube's embedding videos information page.