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 :
- recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
- measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there’s enough capacity to ensure they are fast
- analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with our website and improvements that can be made
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
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
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.