What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that the website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the website.
The cookie will collect information relating to your use of our site including information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, and demographic data including dates and times you have visited the site.
To control notifications
We use these cookies to controls the notification panel that appears on our home page and campus news page to inform you of important information. We can control how often this message can appear on your device (for example it can be set to appear every time you visit these pages, or once a session, once a day etc.) and this is set by a cookie which logs the IP of your device and the date and time of your visit to the site.
To analyse our website and how it is used
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our site. The cookies collect information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they have visited. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.
Other Third Party Cookies
You may notice on some pages of our website that cookies have been set that are not related to Cramlington Learning Village. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Adobe Flash Player, these third party service providers may set their own cookies on your device. Cramlington Learning Village does not control the use of these third party cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. Please check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.
Adobe use their own cookies, which are not manageable through your browser settings but are used by the Flash Player for similar purposes, such as storing preferences or tracking users. Flash Cookies work in a different way to web browser cookies; rather than having individual cookies for particular jobs, a website is restricted to storing all data in one cookie. You can control how much data, if any, may be stored in that cookie but you cannot choose what type of information is allowed to be stored. You can manage which websites can store information in Flash cookies on your device via the website storage settings panel on the Adobe website.
How can I manage cookies?
Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their device a little intrusive, in particular when the information is stored and used by a third party. If you would prefer to opt out of cookies, it is possible to control cookies by following the steps below, however you should be aware that this may affect your browsing experience if you do so.
Cookies, including those which have already been set, can be deleted from your hard drive. You can also change the preferences/settings in your web browser to control cookies. To learn more about how to reject cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or go to the help menu within your internet browser. If you experience any problems having deleted cookies, you should contact the supplier of your web browser.