Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small file of letters and numbers that are stored by the browser on your device.


Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to help provide you with the best browsing experience and also to help us improve our site. By continuing to browse our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Cookies are not used to collect personally identifiable information.


Type of Cookies

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.

Analytics and performance

We use Google Analytics to understand how the site is being used, including number of visitors and the pages visited. This helps us improve the website ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. User data is all anonymous.

Functionality

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, the Accessibility Options cookie helps recognise your desired viewing settings.

Third party

Some website pages use third party services and software, such as maps, online videos or social networking links. Many of these services may set cookies on your device. You can find out about their use of cookies by visiting the third party's website.

Advertising

These cookies record your visit to our website and assist the school in delivering their online advertising. Users are not personally identifiable.


Cookies used

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:



Cookie Name Purpose More Info
Google Analytics The cookies used by Google Analytics are: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz Information is collected in an anonymous form and are used to compile reports about the users' visits to the site (including where users have come from, number of users and the pages on the website that have visited). This information is used to improve our website.
Google Analytics _ga Used to distinguish users. 2 years
Google Analytics _gat Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_. 1 minute
Google Analytics _gid Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
Third Party Cookies Numerous May be used if the user decides to visit the social media linked on the website Cookies will be received from the third party (e.g. Twitter) when accessing the social media content


How do I manage cookies?

You can block cookies at any time by changing your browser settings. Please be aware that if you restrict cookies, it may impact on the functionality of the website. To find out more information about cookies and how to delete cookies from your machine, visit www.aboutcookie.org