Privacy of Information and Cookie Policy

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Cookies Policy

The Canon Slade School website uses a number of different cookies. These cookies allow us to help you get the best out of your visit to the website and improve your user experience. Below we explain the cookies we use and why we use them.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is saved on your device when you visit our site. When you next visit our site these cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users and remember your preferences.

There are two broad categories of cookies:

Persistent cookies – Persistent cookies remain on your device until you delete them manually or they are automatically deleted after a set period of time.
Session cookies – Session cookies remain on your device until you close your browser when they are automatically deleted.

How we use cookies

The following is a list of cookies used by our website, and what they are used for:

Cookie Name Cookie Type Description
PHPSESSID Session Cookie We use a session cookie to maintain information about each visit to the website and enable core site functionality. This cookie does not contain any personal information, only lasts for the duration of your visit, and is deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
Google Analytics _utma (Persistent)
deleted 2 years from set/update
_utmb (Persistent)
deleted 30 mins from set/update
_utmc (Session)
_utmz (Persistent)
deleted 6 months from set/update
These cookies allows us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics. For more information about Google’s privacy policy, and more details on how this cookie operates, please use this link: www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy.
X-mapping Session Cookie The X-Mapping cookie is sent by the server to keep the user’s browser sessions intact. This cookie is deleted as soon as you close your browser.

Removing and disabling cookies

If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. However this will affect the functionality of the websites you visit.

For more help on how to disable your cookies or delete them visit www.aboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

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