Information about what cookies are and how we use them on our website.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of text that can be stored on your computer, phone or whatever you use to surf the Internet by the websites you visit. Cookies have many uses, but fundamentally they are used to store information about you. You can find out more information about cookies at aboutcookies.org.
What cookies do we use?
Google Analytics is the program we use to collect statistics from our website to show us how visitors use our site. We use the information to create reports and to help us to constantly improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, information like the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and which pages they visited, but we don’t get personal information, and can’t track who you are.
Google Analytics creates 4 cookies:
_utma (lasts for 2 years)
_utmb (lasts for 30 minutes)
_utmc (lasts until you close your browser)
_utmz (lasts for 6 months)
Other external sites
In May 2018, new regulations came into effect under the General Data Protection Regulation. We are compliant with these regulations and further information about them can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Our Data Protection Officer is Mrs C. Robson (Deputy Head Teacher). Please contact her via the school office if you have any queries about the information we hold in school about you or your child. This information can also be found in our Privacy Notice for Parents & Carers.
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