A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or on your computer or mobile device. Cookies contain information that is transferred to the hard drive of your computer, phone or tablet.
The types of cookies we use
We use the following cookies:
Essential cookies. These are cookies that are necessary for our website to operate and cannot be switched off in our systems. You can set your browser to block these cookies, but some parts of our site will then not work.
Our essential cookies include:
Analytics cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our site and to see how visitors interact with our website. They help us to improve the way in which our website works, for example, by ensuring that users can easily find what they’re looking for. The data collected by the cookies is aggregated across all visitors so is anonymous.
Our analytics cookies include:
Google analytics. We use Google Analytics to understand how our website is performing, to deliver relevant content and to make improvements to the site. To find out more about these cookies, visit: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies.
Functional cookies. We use these to improve our site’s functionality and personalisation for our users. They may be set by us, or by third party providers whose services we use on our site.
Our functional cookies include:
Wodboard. We use Wodboard so our visitors can see what our class timetable on our website.
YouTube. We use YouTube to show you videos on our site.
Marketing cookies. We use these cookies to tailor advertising to your interests – both on our site and other sites you visit. If you disable them, you’ll still see adverts, they just won’t be tailored to you. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.
Our marketing cookies include:
Facebook. These cookies track user behaviour on our website, such as the pages visited and where a user left the website. This technology enables us to serve you personalised adverts whilst you're on Facebook. Read more at https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
How to turn off cookies
You can turn off our performance, advertising and functional cookies by managing your Cookie Preferences.
You can also block cookies by changing the setting on your browser which allows you to block cookies. If you use your browser settings to block all cookies, including our required cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
To find out how to manage cookies on your browser, you can visit:
Microsoft Internet Explorer, https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/delete-and-manage-cookies-168dab11-0753-043d-7c16-ede5947fc64d
Apple Safari, https://support.apple.com/en-gb/safari
Not all cookies work for the same period of time. ‘Session cookies’ only operate temporarily and are erased when you close your browser. ‘Persistent cookies’ can last for much longer, in some cases several years, unless they are manually deleted.
Who sets the cookies on our site
Many of our cookies on our sites are set by us – these are called ‘first party cookies’. Some cookies are set by third party partner organisations and are known as ‘third party cookies’.
Find out more about cookies
You can read more about cookies on the website for the UK’s data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office - https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/