Privacy notice

1. Purpose of this statement
This statement tells you how the University will collect and process your personal data when you access this website.

2. Automated collection of personal information
As with most other web servers, when you access these web pages certain information you provide will automatically be recorded by the University. This will include your IP address, browser type, and information relating to the page you last visited. This information is processed to estimate how much usage of the server is made by different categories of users and in the event of a breach of security may be used to aid detection.

3. Non-automated collection
Where you are required under this website to provide personal data this data will be used for the following purposes:

Maintaining up-to-date lists of current alumni - all information is for reference and internal marketing purposes and is not shared with third-parties.

4. Third-party access
Your personal data that you have provided will not be sent to other third-parties and will remain confidential, accessible only by those who have a legitimate need to know within the University.

5. Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Our website uses first party cookies which are set by our web server as opposed to a different web server. They are categorised as strictly necessary, which are essential to the operation of the website, and performance cookies which collect anonymous information about the usage of our website. By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

We do not use cookies to collect personal information about you. Should you wish to restrict or block cookies which are set by our website you can do this through your browser settings. The 'help' function within your browser or the manual that comes with your device should tell you how. You may also wish to visit  which contains comprehensive information on how you can do this on a wide variety of browsers. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Name Purpose
Further information
Google Analytics






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.

Google privacy policy

Google analytics

Google analytics terms of service

PHP session
PHPSESSID This cookie stores a unique ID asigned by the web server. It is used to enable some site functionality to work properly.
PHP information

6. University Code of Practice

The University's Data Protection Code of Practice also applies to the use of personal data under this website. The Code can be accessed at

7. Changes to this notice

This notice and therefore the ways in which your data may be processed can be changed from time to time. Any changes will only be notified via this web page.

8. eCommerce transactions.
Where you are purchasing products or services or making payments we work with PCI:DSS compliant merchants and you will be redirected to their website in each case. In some cases these merchants use addresses containing with our permission. Please note that the University does not process your card details in any way but it may receive information from the merchant that your transaction has completed and this may also include personal information required to identify your payment which may then be processed by the University. Please refer to the privacy policy provided by the merchant for information about how your data is used. We are using which is provided by WPM Education their privacy statement is at

If you have any queries relating to the privacy statement then please contact the Maths webmaster, tel: 0113 343 5163, who is responsible for the pages to which it relates. If you feel dissatisfied with the response given then please contact the University’s webmaster.