Privacy

MTU Cork respects the rights of its users and does not, as a general rule, collect personal information of any kind.

 

Where a user voluntarily provides personal information in response to a questionnaire or survey the data will be used for research or analysis purposes only.

For general web browsing no personal information is revealed to us, although certain statistical information is available to us via our internet service and analytics providers. This information may include:
 

  • The logical address of the server you are using

  • The top level domain name from which you access the Internet (for example, .ie, com, .org etc.

  • The type of browser you are using.

  • The date and time you access our site

  • The Internet address used to link to our site


Some of the above information is used to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of visitors to our site, identify what pages are accessed most frequently and generally, help us to make our site more user friendly.

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small bits of text that are downloaded to the devices you use to access CIT’s online information. Your browser makes these cookies available every time you visit the website again, so it can recognise you and can then tailor what you see on your device.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to provide the content, product or service you have asked for. Some of these cookies are essential to help your devices download or stream the information, or so you can move around websites and use their features. Without these cookies, content, or services you have asked for cannot be provided.

Here are some examples of essential cookies:

  • Positioning information on a smartphone screen, tablet or other screen, so you can see the website and use its functionality.
  • Keeping you logged in during your visit or enabling you to stream content; without cookies you might have to log in on every website you visit or repeatedly adjust your volume and viewing settings

We use cookies for analytics. We like to keep track of, for example, what information and links are popular and which ones don’t get used as much. This helps us keep our information relevant and up to date. It is also useful to be able to identify trends of how people find their way through our information as well as when and where an error message may originate from.

Analytics cookies are used to gather this information. The information collected is grouped with the information from everyone else’s cookies. We can then see the overall patterns of usage rather than any one person’s activity. These ‘analytics’ cookies are used to improve how an application, a website and its pages work.

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Controlling your cookies

Any cookie that is not Strictly Necessary is not active by default and does not send information to the resource it is called from. Accepting all cookies, makes all cookies active. You can modify your cookie preferences for the website at any time by clicking on the ‘Cookie Settings’ button below.



 

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