What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files which are sent to your web browser and stored electronically. They act as your personal identity online – for example they can be used to enable your login details to be remembered the next time you visit a website.You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org
Can I opt-out of receiving cookies?
Yes! There are a number of options available; you can set your browser either to reject all cookies, to allow only “trusted” websites to set them, or to accept them only from a particular website.
It is important to remember though that some aspects of this website, such as the VLE, rely on cookies as a crucial part of its functionality.
What cookies are used on the Tadcaster Grammar School Website?
We use Google Analytics to track visitors to our website. For example, it allows us to view data on how many people are browsing the website. Whilst Google Analytics allows us to track your progress through our site we are not able to track you directly – only that an unidentified user has accessed the page and browsed the content.
You can visit Google’s website for information on opting out of these services and changing your privacy settings.
What cookies are used on the Virtual Learning Environment?
A session cookie
This is set when the user reaches the site, and is expired when the user closes the browser. This is also invalidated when the user logs out.
A login cookie
This remembers who you are the next time you visit this site.
Please remember that the cookies are not invasive, and are not shared with other sites.