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Faculty of Philosophy



This page explains what personal information we gather when you visit the specific website within the University of Cambridge domain called Philosophy Website Applications System at the web address:

Who will process my personal information?

The information published here applies to the use of your personal information (also known as ‘personal data’) by the University of Cambridge through the viewing or use of this site.

General personal information collected on our websites

When you visit any of the websites within the University of Cambridge domain we hold certain information about you for service and security reasons. For more information on this, please see

Specific personal information collected on this website

This Philosophy Website Applications site asks you to provide information about yourself in order that your application can be processed. 

We gather this information so that your application can be assessed with regard to funding opportunities.  We use this personal information with your consent which you can withdraw at any time by emailing

We will collect data about you from referees that you have specified as part of your online application on this site and we will hold your data for 1 year.

Further information

For more information about how we handle your personal information, and your rights under data protection legislation, please see

This page was last updated in April 2018.