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Cookie Policy

By continuing to use this site you agree to our use of cookies as described in this Cookies Policy.

In this section you will find information about the cookies that may be set when you visit this website and how to reject or delete those cookies.

Topics:

  • How to control and delete cookies
  • List of the main cookies on this website
  • Third Party Cookies

1. How to control and delete cookies

This website 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 this 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.org which 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 computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this website.
This website uses services provided by other companies (e.g. Google, Facebook ) who also set cookies on this website  on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing.

If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please continue reading.

2. List of the main cookies on this website

This is a list of the main cookies set by this website, and what each is used for.

Cookie Name

Purpose

PHPSESSID
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This is a session cookie stored in the computer's memory only during a user's browsing session and are automatically deleted from the user's computer when the browser is closed.
This cookie stores a  session ID that is not personally identifiable to users, allowing the user to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly.
Session cookies are never written on the hard drive and they do not collect any information from the user's computer. Session cookies expire at the end of the user's browser session and can also become no longer accessible after the session has been inactive for a specified length of time, usually 20 minutes.
This cookie may also be used to store information such as the contents of a shopping cart or to provide feedback messages to users during your browsing session.

 
3. Third Party Cookies

This website uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on this website on its behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.

Google Analytics

Cookie

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This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a number of cookies in order to evaluate your use of this website and enable us to carry out actions including (but not limited to) :

  • Tracking the number of visitors to this website.
  • Monitoring the number of users on the website at any given time.
  • Analysing popular content on this website.

Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
How to reject or delete this cookie
http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

 
We sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube, Vimeo or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.  This website does not control the dissemination of these cookies.

You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

You are able to opt out of Google Advertising Features by following the below steps: 

  1. Visit the Allow & block ads tab.
  2. In the sidebar, make sure that “Content” is selected.
  3. In the horizontal bar across the top of the page, click the Ad serving tab.
  4. Use the controls on the page to block the ad formats that you don’t want to appear on your web pages.

 

Privacy Policy

Like most web sites, we use cookies to provide functionality and to improve the user experience of a website. A cookie is a small text file that is stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you can set yours to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, it is possible that some parts of the web site will not function properly if you do so.

We use cookies placed on a visitor's computer to monitor how users interact with the web site. In this way we obtain the visitor's IP address, browser type and other data related only to the site visit. We analyse this information to improve the site’s usability and engagement for visitors.

Client-side cookies are used to verify the login status of customers using products or services linked directly with our website. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site.

If you would like to know more about cookies, or would like to disable cookies in your browser settings (i.e. refuse cookies) please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Security & privacy

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Our website uses security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of any information under our control.

Links to other websites

SchoolsCompany is not responsible for the content of any website linked from schoolscompany.co.uk, and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email protected]

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Registered office details

SchoolsCompany Limited registered office is: 1st Floor Holborn Gate, 330 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QT.

Registered in England and Wales No.07624541