Cookie Notice

When you use our website, we may use cookies.

The site does not use cookies to store information about you. A simple cookie is created when you first visit the site but is removed when you leave. This is purely to allow the website to function correctly and absolutely no information is kept about you.

We are committed to protecting your personal information. We want our services to be safe and enjoyable environments for everyone. This page answers some important questions about how we can collect, use and protect your personal details. 

What information do you collect about me?

When you interact with the South, Central and West CSU website we sometimes receive personal information about you.

For example, if you email us, you might tell us who you are, how we can contact you and what you think of our services.

How do we use your information?

We will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:

  • to contact you (for example, if you send us some feedback and request a response)
  • to personalise the way content is presented to you.

We will keep your information confidential and will only use your information within South, Central and West CSU.


When you use our website, we use cookies.

The cookies we use are the following:


Cookie Name Purpose More Information
Google Analytics _utma
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. This will only be added if you opt in. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Social cookies   Facebook, Twitter, G+ etc. These are used for buttons such as like, tweet, bookmark etc. These are set by your social network upon login and are required to allow such services to interact with other websites.  
Content Management System cookie   This cookie is set by our content management system on a small number of browsers, upon arrival to our website. It is NOT used by us for any purpose other than for the website to function properly for features such as menus, galleries, font sizes, user preferences etc. This cookie is required for the website to function.

How can I control the use of cookies?

Most web browsers allow some control of most 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, visit or BBC webwise section.