Privacy policy and cookies

Privacy policy and cookies

Protecting your personal information

Privacy policy for the University of Cambridge alumni and development websites and all their subdomains (‘our/the site’) at, and

This privacy policy supplements the University of Cambridge website's privacy policy.

How we protect your information and credit card transactions

We use technical and organisational security measures to keep your information secure. This site uses specialist third-party services to process your payments securely. We use industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates to encrypt your information when it is passed to these providers. Shortly after a purchase or refund is processed, you will receive a confirmation via email. You are advised to print out and save a copy of the order confirmation for verification necessary to request refunds or resolve any disputes.

Cookies and web storage

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. These 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. Cookies also allow websites to respond to you as an individual. Alongside cookies, our website and the services we use may utilise 'web storage'. Web storage is more secure and performant than using cookies to store pieces of information.

Types of cookies:

- Essential cookies to make our site work. We use site usage measurement cookies to analyse anonymised usage patterns, to make our websites better for you

- Optional personalisation cookies are set for us to track your behaviour in our applications. This helps us to improve your experience

- Social marketing preference cookies set by third party services, such as Youtube and Soundcloud, are automatically blocked where possible

If you enable cookies you can block or remove them at any time using the settings in your browser. If you do not enable cookies, or choose to block them, you can still use the site but you this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the site's features.

We maintain a list of cookies which may be set on our websites, depending on the content you visit, which also describes the different services we use and how you can opt out of certain sets of cookies.