Cookie Policy

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website.

We do not collect personal information with cookies. We use them to:

  • Remember settings you have saved
  • Measure website usage

Third party websites - please be aware if you access third party websites including social media platforms from this website you will be subject to their terms and conditions.

Types of Cookies

Necessary - required for the operation of the website

Functional - personalised the content and remembers your preferences

Analytical Performance - counts the number of visitors and how visitors move around the website (does not collect personal information)

Social Sharing - makes it easy for you to share content to social media channels

How do I change my Cookie settings?

You can control the use of Cookies using the 'Cookie Control' feature, which you'll see on the right hand side of every page. This feature works with most browsers and devices.

'Cookie Control' uses a Cookie to remember your preferences. If you clear any Cookies from your browser or device then you may need to reset your Cookie preferences when you next visit.

Most web browsers allow some control of most Cookies through the browser settings.

Additional Information

Privacy Policy

Boston College is committed to responsible data management and subscribes to the principles of the data protection legislation in the United Kingdom. The College is committed to maintaining the privacy of users and maintaining the security of any personal information received from yourselves. If you register for any of the services, you will be asked to provide basic personal information. The information provided by you is not available for sale or use by third parties. The information is used solely for notifying you of changes or updates to the website/services.

Boston College's Privacy Policy


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