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Cookie Policy

Use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies to provide users with the best experience we can and to help us understand how visitors use our site.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your device (such as your PC or tablet) via your web browser when you visit certain websites. They are used for a variety of purposes, particularly to enhance a user’s experience by remembering certain details, like forms you have completed.

Some cookies are necessary for the full functionality of a website while others are for non-essential purposes, such as to optimise online marketing. Non-essential cookies require consent to be placed on your device. Some cookies expire automatically when you leave a site (session cookies) while others can remain for a set duration afterwards unless removed (persistent cookies).

Most mainstream web browsers allow users to block, remove or manage cookies. You can learn more about cookies at

By accepting cookies on this website, you consent to their use. 

Why Do We Use Cookies?

The University of Lincoln website uses cookies to optimise users’ experience, improve site performance, add certain features or functions, and provide analytics data to inform improvements. We also use cookies to track the effectiveness of online marketing and to offer multimedia content or social networking features via third party services.

What Cookies Do We Use?

These are some of the main cookies used on our website (last updated October 2023). This is not an exhaustive list and does not include cookies from all partner sites or microsites:

Functional and Performance Cookies

We set some cookies to improve functionality or performance, depending how you interact with our site. These include:

Our website sets cookies to track and respect your choices. We use cookie_notice_accepted to store your cookie consent preferences. Expires after 1 year.

Third party cookies

Some cookies on our website are from third parties, and include:

* Google Analytics – we use Google Analytics to understand how people access and interact with our website, including the source of their visit. Cookies include _ga; _ga_4MD338D3DR. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see:

Social media embeds from services such as Twitter and YouTube may also set cookies on a user’s device.

Our font providers (Typekit, Hoefler&Co and FontAwesome) set cookies to enable delivery of fonts from these cloud services.

Manage Cookies in your Browser

Most major web browsers enable users to manage cookies directly in their settings. Please be aware that disabling or removing certain cookies may prevent you from using the full functionality of the website. You can find guides to disable cookies from the links below.

Google Chrome:

Microsoft Edge:

Mozilla Firefox:

Microsoft Internet Explorer:


Apple Safari: