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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our legal data controller is Queen Mary University of London.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

When someone visits our website, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This is to help us analyse visitor behaviour patterns and track visitor numbers so that we can monitor how it is used and improve it. We collect this information in a way which does not personally identify those using our websites. We will only collect personally identifiable data when our contact us form is completed and will use this information only to respond to your enquiry.

How we collect your personal data

While using this website to send an enquiry, you may have to submit personal data about you, which may include your name and contact details, which is used as described above. We are committed to protecting your privacy and the information that you give us will be processed in accordance with our Data Protection Policy at Queen Mary University of London and this statement.

The basis for processing your personal data

When you provide personal data via our website you will provide consent for us to process that data for the purpose described. Should you wish to withdraw this consent at any time, please contact Where IP addresses are logged, the legal basis is our legitimate interest in providing a website that functions effectively for all users.

Sharing your personal data

We do not sell or share your personal data with any third parties, except where this may be permitted or required by law or where you have given consent.

How long your personal data is kept

We will retain your information in line with Queen Mary University of London Records Retention Schedule. The retention period will be a maximum of one year.


Cookies are small text files placed on a website visitor’s computer or device, which identify it to our server. Cookies do not identify individual users, only the computer used. They are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide certain information to the owners of the site.

You may delete and block all cookies from this site. Most web browsers allow some control of 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 from your computer, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

We have two main types of cookies, those from Google Analytics and notice display cookies.

Google analytics cookies

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 visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Cookie names:

  • _utma – expires after two years
  • _utmb – expires after 30 minutes
  • _utmc – expires on closing browser
  • _utmz – expires after six months

Read an overview of privacy at Google

YouTube videos

We embed videos from our YouTube channel 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.

External links

Our websites may contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please read these policies before you submit any personal data to these third party sites.

Further information

For further information, including on your rights, please see https://www.qmul.ac.uk/privacy/