Cookies usage policy (2.7.2012 draft)

What are cookies?
Cookies are information files stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone that help websites remember who you are and information about your visit. Cookies can help to display the information on a website in a way that matches your interests. Most major websites use cookies.

 

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

 

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect

  • Improve the speed/security of the site

 

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)

  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)

  • Pass data to advertising networks

  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties 

 

What cookies are used on this Website?

  • Twitter  Social Sharing Twitter also store cookies which allow their social sharing functionality including the “Tweet” function and to generate usage information during your visit to our website.  Privacy Policy

  • Analytics Google provides anonymised data about the visits made to our website. Social SharingGoogle also store cookies which allow the "Google +" social sharing functionality. Privacy Policy

 

Managing Your Cookies

To find out how to allow, block, delete and manage cookies, follow the link below and select the browser you are using. You can also read your browser's built-in or online help for more information.

How to control cookies (link opens in new window)


How can I reject or opt out of receiving cookies?  

Please note that we can’t always control third party cookies stored on your machine from our website and where this is the case you will need to visit the relevant third party’s website directly to manage cookies stored on your machine by them. Please see our "Third Party Cookies" section below.  

 

If you want to reject cookies we use from this website you will need to:  

 

a.     delete the cookies from your browser. Most browsers also allow you to prevent all or some cookies being stored on your machine in the future. For more information on how to delete or disable cookies from your browser please use the “help” function within your browser or alternatively visit www.allaboutcookies.org. By deleting our cookie preference cookie the next time you visit this website the cookie message bar will appear again inviting you to again reconsider your preferences; and/or  

b.     if you only want to reject the Interest-Based Advertising cookies we store on your machine you can opt-out of receiving these cookies at any time by going to the Internet Advertising Bureau website at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/and following the opt-out instructions. 

 

Please be aware that disabling cookies may impact the functionality of this website.  

 

Further Reading

Useful information about cookies can be found at:

BBC Webwise Reference
http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/guides/about-cookies

All About Cookies
http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Information on the ICC (UK) UK Cookie Guide
http://www.international-chamber.co.uk/blog/2012/
04/02/launch-of-icc-uk-cookie-guide/

Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)
http://www.ico.gov.uk/for_organisations/
privacy_and_electronic_communications/the_guide/cookies.aspx 


Cookies In Use on This Site

 

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

 

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

 

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

 

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.  

 

If you have any concerns about the use of cookies on our website, please contact the school on 01267234829 or swyddfa@bromyrddin.sirgar.sch.uk

 

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