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Deakin has taken all reasonable measures to ensure that information contained in this website is correct and up to date. Deakin gives no warranty and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or the completeness of the information; and no reliance should be made by any user on the information.

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When you visit our site, personal information is collected as follows:

Automated collection of information

As you browse, we may collect personal information and other data about you from your computer. The various mechanisms used include server logs, proxy logs and cookies.


A cookie is a small text file which has a limited lifetime. Information supplied by cookies helps us understand how people use our site, so that we can analyse the data to give site

visitors a better user experience.

Deakin uses cookies to:

  • Personalise your visit to our website (as a cookie allows a web server to ‘remember’ visitors on subsequent visits without having to prompt them for information previously supplied.

A cookie can also remember courses previously viewed by a site visitor)

  • Provide information about Deakin to you while you browse
  • Obtain non-identifying information about your demographic group and general interests.

Google Analytics

Deakin uses Google Analytics, which predicts your age range and general interests by analysing the websites you visit. Deakin will use this information to further understand its audience.

No personally-identifying information is collected.

You may choose to opting-out of Google Analytics here.

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