Last updated: Friday 13 October 2023

The website is managed by the Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre (ADRC) at the University of Cambridge. From time to time, the site will set cookies on your computer when they are necessary to make the site work and keep it secure, or if you give your consent.

Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They record specific information about you and a website. Often, they record information for this site. In some cases, it may be for other websites.

The information recorded is shared within the University of Cambridge and, in some limited cases, with third parties.

This page lists:

  • the cookies this site uses
  • who information is shared with, where applicable
  • what they are used for

Necessary cookies

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Used by the University of Cambridge.

This cookie checks to see whether your system has JavaScript turned on or off. It expires as soon as your web session on our site ends.

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Used by the University of Cambridge.

This cookie is used to route data and page requests correctly. It relates to the Stingray Traffic Manager platform from Riverbed. It expires as soon as your session on the site ends. 

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Site usage measurement cookies

Site usage measurement cookies allow us to:

  • analyse anonymised navigation patterns
  • learn how people use our website 
  • make our website better

Our site will not load Google Analytics' cookies if you have the ‘Do not track’ setting enabled in your browser.

Cookie name: _ga*

Used by the University of Cambridge and Google Inc (Google Analytics service).

We use Google Analytics to:

  • understand how users navigate our site
  • see how often content we publish is used
  • test changes to improve user experience

Your IP address is anonymised. 

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