This page describes the policy for the website and does not cover any other websites or services linked to from this website. External websites should have their own policy in this area.

How we use Cookies

We use cookies, pixels and tags (collectively “Cookies”) on our website in order to help improve our website, improve your online experience and provide you with a more personalised web service.

Cookies are small text files, placed on your hard disk by a web page server. They are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the Cookie to you.

We use per session Cookies which are deleted when you leave our website.  They help keep track of your progress so you don’t have to enter the same information more than once.

More specifically we use the following Cookies which carry out the functions described:

Google Analytics

We store cookies to support analysis and understanding of how people use the website (most popular pages, user journey through the website, the busiest time of day on the site, etc.). This analysis is to help improve the usage and effectiveness of the website. The data collection and reporting behind this analysis is currently provided by Google Analytics. More information is provided below:

__utma This Google Analytics cookie tracks the number of times you have visited our website.

__utmb and __utmc This Google Analytics cookie acts to calculate how long you have spent on our website in each session.

__utmz This Google Analytics cookie tracks what search engine you have visited the website from and which search terms you used to find our website.

Google Adwords

We also use Google AdWords Remarketing to advertise across the Internet. AdWords remarketing will display relevant ads tailored to you based on what parts of the Fife College website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your machine. THIS COOKIE DOES NOT IN ANYWAY IDENTIFY YOU OR GIVE ACCESS TO YOUR COMPUTER The cookie is used to say “This person visited this page, so show them ads relating to that page.” Google AdWords Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you.

Facebook Pixel

This is an analytical tool that helps us measure the effectiveness of our advertising. For more information on our use of pixels please go here.

Social Media Cookies

These cookies allow you to share what youve been doing on the website on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. These cookies are not within our control. Please refer to the respective privacy policies for how their cookies work.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. More information about how to do this is given in the link in the section below.

More about Cookies

If you want to learn more about what targeting and advertising cookies are on your device (whether or not related to this website) and how to disable them you can do so at

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. If you chose to restrict or block any cookies, this may result in certain features of the website not being provided and you may not be able to take full advantage of the websites features and functionality.