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.

    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.

    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 information

    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.

    More details about the purpose of these cookies can be found here.

    Session Control 

    ASP.Net_SessionID

    Used to establish connections between the client and server.

    No private data is held and the cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.

    Log in session and authentication

    Fed Auth

    Used only for Administrator, Editor or Publisher users updating website content.

    Cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.

    Accessibility Options

    Style

    Remembers settings such as the standard view and high visibility links at the bottom of a webpage.

    Cookie is removed after 24 hours.

    Share Count

    _atuvc

    Connected with the 'Add This function' associated with, for example, the Bookmark and Share icon.

    Cookie is removed after 48 hours.

    User login sessions

    RequestVerificationTokenLW_

    Required for retaining user login sessions.

    May be used when, for example, an admin user logs in via 'Admin'.

    User recognition

    -BIGipServerPOOL-162.13.96.97-80

    Erasure of this cookie prevents the website recognising the user.

    Temporary cookie file which is erased once the web browser is closed.

    Inactivity

    Last Activity

    Measures the period of user inactivity when logged into the Fluency CMS.

    Cookie is removed once browser is closed.

    Third party cookies

    Numerous

    May be used if the user decides to share the website using the share icon on the news section

    Cookies will be received from the third party (e.g.  Twitter) when sharing the website.

    If you require further information about what cookies they use, you should contact those providers directly.

    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.

     

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