Cookie Policy


This website uses cookies in order to operate and monitor usage of the site.

A cookie refers to a text file which is stored on a user’s hard drive and is typically used to identify that user when they revisit a website. Another common use of cookies is to store information entered into a form so it does not need to be re-entered on subsequent visits.

How to refuse or delete cookies

You may refuse the use of cookies and delete any cookies that are already stored on your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

Instructions on how to delete and refuse cookies for various web browsers are available at:

This is not part of our website and Falmouth University is not responsible for its content.

Cookies generated by

Google Analytics & WordPress Stats: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmz

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.
Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Google will store this information. You can opt-out of this by visiting:
Opt out of Google Analytics – Google Tools website stats are collected by Automattic who operate using the tracking technology from Quantcast Inc.
Click here for an overview of privacy atĀ Automattic
Opt out of stats, via the Quantcast opt out form

WordPress: wordpress_test_cookie

Used on sites built with WordPress. Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled


This is set by the Projects Network to record whether you have accepted or rejected the cookie policy. Expires: after 12 months

Logged in users using the admin dashboard (the secure area with the padlock before the URL)

Session cookie – wp-settings_

WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

Session cookie – wordpress_logged_in_{hash}

After login, wordpress sets the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.

Cookies set by third parties when using our website:

Twitter button (Twitter widget): utma, utmb, utmc, utmv, utmz, twitter_sess, enternal_referer, guest_id, pid:

The Twitter widget sends Anonymous and Pseudonymous ‘log data’ such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device information (including device and application IDs), search terms, and cookie information.