Cookie Policy

This statement explains how we use cookies on the College’s website. For information about what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the website, and how this information will be used, please see our Privacy Policy.

How we use cookies

All of our web pages use "cookies". A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is placed on your computer or mobile device by your web browser. These cookies allow us to provide you with a better online experience. They are also used to track website traffic and performance, which helps us improve our website.  If you are a resident of the European Union, we will ask you to agree to the placement of cookies by your web browser.

Types of cookies we use

We use the following types of cookies:

  • strictly necessary cookies - these are essential in to enable you to move around the websites and use their features. Without these cookies the services you have asked for, such as registering for an account, cannot be provided.

  • performance cookies - these cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often. We use this information to improve our websites and to aid us in investigating problems raised by visitors. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor.

  • functionality cookies - these cookies enhance your overall experience of the website. For instance, a functional cookie is used to display Goucher’s Instagram photos. The information these cookies collect may be scrubbed of personal information and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

  • targeting cookies - these cookies are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They collect information about your browsing habits. Targeting cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as 'like' and 'share' buttons and advertisements. We use targeting cookies to send third parties information on your visit so that they can make their advertising more relevant to you when you visit their websites.

Managing, disabling, and/or deleting cookies

Cookies may stay in your browser until they expire or you delete them. Cookies may be disabled by adjusting the settings of your browser, or by installing tools like Google's Opt-out Browser Add-on, but this may disrupt the full functionality of the website making the user experience less engaging.  To find out more about cookies, visit the following links:

What is a Cookie?

How to manage and delete Cookies