Cookies Policy

Cookie Policy

Updated: 12/02/2019

What are Cookies

A cookie or browser cookie is a small piece of data that is stored to your computer when you visit a website. They provide additional services and functions on our websites.

You will be asked if you want to enable cookies when you visit our website. If this message is ignored and/or consent is not given, when you come across a feature requiring a cookie you will be able to review your cookie preferences before the feature is enabled.

Google & Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to generate reports that will assist in improving our site, its navigation and serviceability. The cookies collect anonymous information and include the number of visitors to our website, how visitors have come to our website, and the pages they visited whilst on our website.

Our cookies and how we use them

Cookie ServiceCookie NameUsage
Google & Analytics _ga
  • Total time a visitor spends on the website
  • Time a visitor spends on each page and in what order pages were visited
  • Links clicked, geographic location, browser and operating system, screen size and whether flash or java is installed.
  • The referral site i.e. how our site was found.
Google MapsNID, MPRF, PREF, SNID
  • Set by google maps. On some pages we have interactive maps by Google Maps, such as our contact page.
Google & Analytics_gid
  • Used to distinguish connections/sessions.
Google & Analytics_gat_gtag_UA_#
  • Activates analytics once set. Determined by set preferences.
www.spaldingacademy.org.ukCookiePreferences
  • Stores your preference on cookies for this website.

Disabling Cookies

Our website will prompt you to enable a cookie when you come across one. However your browser can also disable cookies, it can also be set to just disable third party cookies. You can review your cookie preferences at any time by clicking the cookie preferences button located bottom-left of our website or alternatively review your preferences below.

For more information you can visit www.aboutcookies.org

Our Terms & Privacy Notice is available throughout our website at anytime in the footer. 

Links to other websites

Throughout our website you will find links to other websites external to our own. Clicking these links will take you away from our website to another website that is not in our control, as such we cannot be responsible for the information they provide, the protection and or privacy and you should exercise caution and read the sites terms and conditions and privacy statements.

Some features of our websites require (cookies). By enabling these cookies, you help us to offer you a better experience. For more information please view our Cookie Policy