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Privacy Policy & Cookie Statement

The Institute of Biomedical Engineering is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website or any of our subsidiary websites (any website with an address starting with, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

This document is our definitive statement concerning privacy and use of cookies, so you should be prepared to check this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of our current policy.

Collecting information via web forms

On some pages we may use web forms for a variety of purposes including course pre-registration, general contact forms, online surveys etc. In all cases the form will state clearly what the information will be used for, where the information will be stored, how long the information will be kept, and who to contact if you wish to make any enquiries about the information you have submitted.

Unless otherwise specified on the form, no personal information will be shared with any third party outside the University. In addition all personal information collected and/or processed by the Institute is held in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

If you have any general queries, or need more information about a particular form, please contact our webmaster.

Website Cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers which some websites place on your computer to distinguish you from other users or enable certain functionalities. For a more detailed explanation of website cookies, please visit

The Institute of Biomedical Engineering uses the Plone Web Content Management System to manage this website and many subsidiary websites. All such websites are identifiable by the departmental brand (see

On such websites, NO cookies are set in a user's equipment by ourselves. We do not use cookies to collect any information about our users.

However, occasionally some webpages may include external content (for example we use the external Vimeo video hosting service for many of our videos). In these cases cookies may be placed on your machine by the external website (in the case of Vimeo you can read about their cookies here). Therefore, if you have any doubts about cookies, we recommend you disable cookies in your browser when you visit our websites.

If you have any questions about cookies that are set on your computer by visiting any of our webpages, then please contact our webmaster.