Cookies policy

Cookies are text files, which identify a user’s computer to our servers. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used.

Our website uses cookies for collecting user information which may include IP address, operating system and browser information. We use persistent cookies to track returning visitors. They expire after 12 months and enable us to compare website traffic from month to month.

Information on controlling or rejecting cookies is available from several websites, such as Most browsers allow you to refuse cookies – see the help section of your browser’s toolbar for further information.

How long do we keep your information for?

Unless stated otherwise in a privacy notice, we will keep your information based on the periods or criteria specified in the university’s  Records and Data Retention Schedule.

Will changes be made to this privacy notice?

We keep our privacy notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy notice was last updated on 22 May 2018.

How can you contact us or make a complaint to the regulator?

To contact us about our privacy notice or information we hold about you, please write to the university’s Data Protection Officer, Albert Chan:

  • by email –
  • or by post – Information Compliance team, King’s College London, Room 5.20
    JCMB, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA

If you don’t feel we have dealt with your request appropriately, you can complain to the  Information Commissioner’s Office.