ISES cookies policy

ISES cookies policy ("our site") is a site operated by INTO University Partnerships Limited and IUP 2 LLP ("we", "our", "us"). We are registered in England and Wales under company numbers 05507863 and OC376452 respectively. Our registered offices are both at One Gloucester Place, Brighton, BN1 4AA.

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

If you wish to remove cookies placed on your device by our site or stop our site placing further cookies on your device you can do this at any time (learn how to do this below), however doing so is likely to mean that our site will not work as you would expect and certain functionality may be inoperable.

A "cookie" is a piece of information, like a tag, that's stored on your device when you visit a website. Cookies make web surfing easier for the user by saving user preferences while visiting a website. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information supplied by the user. A cookie cannot read data from a user's hard drive or read cookie files created by other websites. The use of cookies is an industry standard that can be found on most major websites.
We use information obtained from cookies to tailor our services better to our users' needs. Many improvements and updates to our site are based on such data.

We reserve the right to modify or amend the use of cookies at any time and for any reason. Any changes will be posted on our site and will take effect as soon as they are posted. By continuing to use our site after any changes are posted you are indicating your acceptance of those changes.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site.

Analytical/performance cookies: Our site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports (including Demographics and Interest Reporting) on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information 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. You may opt-out from Google Analytics’ use of cookies by downloading and installing the add-on for your web browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using our site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. This information will be used by us and third parties to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Social media cookies: So you can easily "Like" or share our content on certain social media websites such Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site. These cookies are set by the third party social media websites to which they relate, including:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+

The privacy implications vary from social media website to social media website and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these websites, please refer to the social media website's privacy and cookies policies for more information.

Please note that other third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.
Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded video powered by YouTube and Vimeo. Disabling these cookies may mean you cannot access the functions offered by these third parties.

You can find more information about the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below

Cookie Name Description Expiry
_#srchist Stores the history of traffic sources the user has arrived to the site by 1000 days
_#sess Stores information about the session 1000 days
_#vdf Stores the visit definition - ts type, number of visits, expiry 1000 days
_#uid Stores a user identifier (only within a site) 1000 days
_#slid Unique sale ID 1000 days
_#clkid Unique identifier for a click generating a landing 1 year
_#lps Flags that the last page was secure and therefore has no referrer 20 min
_#tsa Stores the referrer details to avoid duplicate Landing events 10 min
_#env Whether the environment variables need to be collected again 30 days

Turning cookies off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (learn how here). Doing so, however, is likely to limit the functionality of our site.


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