What are cookies?

Kingsmead School wishes to make this website and the services it provides easy, useful and reliable. To effectively achieve this we place a small amounts of information on your device, this includes small files known as cookies.

They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to benefit you as an end user through :

How to manage cookies

You can manage these small files and learn more about them from the following link - Internet Browser cookies- what they are and how to manage them.

Learn how to remove cookies from your device from the following link - Remove cookies set on your device

Types of cookies

There are two types of cookie you may encounter when browsing the internet:

First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Google Analytics employ their own cookies, which are controlled by them. Kingsmead School does not control the dissemination of these cookies, you should check the third party websites for more information about these. Listed below is a breakdown of the nature of these cookies. By using this website, you therein provide your consent to the use of these cookies, unless you have disabled these on your current browser.

Categories of cookies

Performance cookies Kingsmead School uses cookies set by Google Analytics to collect information on user browsing behaviour, such as which pages are visited most often, flow through the website, types of browser and device which our users visit the website with.

Functionality cookies Some cookies can be used to set and remember user preference; for instance, you may choose between 'High Visibility' and 'Standard View'. Your preference is then set to display in future whenever you visit the website using the current browser.

How to control and delete cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.orgwhich contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.