What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers which we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information, which is transferred to the computer’s hard drive.
When you visit our site, you will see a pop-up, which invites users to accept the cookies on our site. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting or all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
We use the following categories of cookies on our site:
- Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies, which are essential for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies which enable you to log into secure areas of our website or make use of online booking forms;
- Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc: These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily;
- Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences, for example the Accessibility Options cookie helps to recognise your desired viewing settings; and
- Third party cookies (for example, Twitter and Facebook): We place links on our website to websites which we think will be of interest or be useful to our users. Some third party software utilises its own cookies over which we have little or no control and we cannot be held responsible for the protection of any information you provide when visiting those sites. Any external websites or apps linked to our website are not covered by this policy or our data protection policy or privacy notices. To find out about these cookies, please visit the third party’s website. As our Twitter and Facebook feeds are embedded within our website, this may store cookies on your device when using this feature. Further information about the cookies Twitter places can be found here. Further information about the cookies Facebook place, can be found here.
To view the full Dame Allan's Schools Cookies Policy, including the list of cookies in use on our website, please see the document below.