Privacy and Cookies


Cookies 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. Blackburn College uses the following cookies, for the following purposes:


Blackburn College’s website uses doubleclick ‘Spotlight’ tags to monitor the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns. For information on the cookie set by Doubleclick please click here.

Google Analytics

Blackburn College’s website uses Google Analytics, a web service provided by Google, which tracks visitors to our websites which we use to monitor its effectiveness. For information on the cookies set by Google Analytics please click here.


Some of the pages on our website contain videos from our YouTube channel which are embedded on the page. When a page containing a YouTube video is accessed, a cookie is set by YouTube.

Links to other websites

Blackburn College’s website contains links to other websites and services (e.g Twitter, Facebook, Know Your Way, YouTube, Staff Email, Moodle, Home Area etc). These websites / services may set their own cookies.

Online Forms

When you submit information from an online form on our website we may use this info for analysis and keep you up to date with our latest news and offers by emails but don’t worry, we won’t pass your details onto third parties. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email you are sent.


We may collect personal information which can identify you, such as your name and email address, and other information which does not identify you. The information we collect allows us to interact with users based on pages viewed with the website, enabling us to deliver targeted Facebook advertisements and measure the effectiveness of our online advertising, programming, content and additional activities.