What are cookies?
Necessary cookies – These are what make our website work such as helping you move between pages, remember your progress. Without these cookies, the website can’t do its job properly.
Statistics cookies – Statistics cookies help website owners to understand how people use the website. They collect and report information about your online activity, like how many times you visit the website, or what areas of it you go to.
This information is anonymous, which means that no one can identify it as yours, when it is put into a report of activity on the website or reporting website errors.
What do we do with the cookie data?
The data gets used for several things, including:
- to allow you to use all areas of the website smoothly
- telling us of issues with using the website
- personalising the website
- security and safety
- statistical reporting – for example, we might need to know how many people are using the website, or how long they spend on it
Cookies that we don’t control
Sometimes, cookies from other websites can set their own cookies on your devices, while you’re using our website. This can happen when you visit a page with content from another site like YouTube, Twitter, Instagram or Facebook embedded into it. We don’t have any power over these other website’s cookies.
Controlling and disabling cookies
To change your cookie choices, you can turn off cookies in your browser settings (e.g., Safari or Google Chrome settings), instead.
Ask a parent to help you, if you’re not sure what to do. Maybe have a chat to them about Cookies and being safe online!