A cookie, also known as a browser cookie or web cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser.
HOW WE USE THEM
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service that generates detailed statistics about the visitors to a website.
To gather statistical information, Google Analytics use ‘performance cookies’. These cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use websites, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, whether they have been to the site before and how long they remain on each page.
These cookies do not collect personal data. The information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous and only used to improve how a website works.
Cookies in Use on Our Website
We use the following cookies:
_ga: This is a Google Analytics cookie used for tracking user interactions on the website.
_ga_DN9YBTJYBB: This is another Google Analytics cookie also used for tracking user interactions on the website
_gid: Another Google Analytics cookie. This one is used for distinguishing users.
cookie_notice_accepted: This cookie is used to remember whether a user has accepted the website’s cookie notice.
wfwaf-authcookie-8aaf297299e2c65a51de8ed05d6b9f6e: This cookie is used by the Wordfence firewall which is used to maintain authentication and protect the website.
boxzilla_box_6182: this allows us to show popup messages informing you about important events eg Open Evenings and Open Days.
The following cookies cannot be disabled as they are needed to run the website correctly:
wordpress_logged_in_dca8a5f5d121979351db7a27a05abfdb: This is a WordPress cookie used for keeping users logged into the site.
wordpress_test_cookie: This is a session cookie used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies while a user is browsing a website. They are used by us to help our users navigate the website and perform certain functions within the web pages. Due to their core role of enhancing or enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain parts of this website.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.
While a user is browsing a website. They are used by us to help our users navigate the website and perform certain functions within the web pages. Due to their core role of enhancing or enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain parts of this website.
You can click on the Cookies Setting button which appears at the bottom of every web page to change your preferences at any point.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may occasionally offer links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this statement. You should exercise caution and look at the statement applicable to the website in question.