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Your Privacy

We promise to treat any personal information about you securely, fairly and lawfully. We are committed to protecting your privacy.

Cookies – what are they?

A “cookie” is a small text file that’s stored on your computer, smartphone, tablet, or other device when you visit a website or use an app.

Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor.

This website uses session and persistent cookies.

How to control and delete cookies

If you want to restrict or block the cookies we set, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent information on cookies.

Cookies – how we use them

If you delete cookies relating to this website we will not remember things about you and you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit the site.

We use cookies and other similar technologies to:

  • Provide services that you request and to provide a secure online environment;
  • Manage our marketing relationships;
  • Give you a better online experience and track website/app performance;
  • Help us make our website more relevant to you.

 

Here we explain a bit more about each of these types and how you can control their use.

Essential Cookies

Cookies that are essential for us to provide a product or service you have requested and to provide a secure online environment.

Without these cookies we are unable to provide some products or services that you might request. Other essential cookies keep our website secure. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.

Essential cookies are used to:

  • Deliver interactive services, such as:
    • Teacher and volunteer resources;
    • Interactives and games;
  • Maintain online security and protect against online fraud;
  • Record your preference regarding our use of cookies on your device.

The Essential cookies we use include:

  • Server Session cookies, which we use to remember the region you have selected and provide security verification and validation.

Performance Cookies

Tracking website performance.

These cookies collect aggregated information and are not used to identify you.

We use this type of cookie to understand and analyse how visitors use our online services and look for ways to improve them. For example, a cookie might tell us that lots of people give up on an application process at a particular step – so we can try to make that step easier to complete.

The analytics cookies we use include:

  • Google Analytics, which uses cookies to help us analyse how our visitors use the site. Find out more about how these cookies are used on the Google privacy site.

Functionality Cookies

Giving you a better online experience.

These cookies remember your preferences and tailor the website/app to provide enhanced features. Without these cookies, we cannot remember your choices or personalise your online experience.

We use this type of cookie to:

  • Provide enhanced features, such as playing videos.

The functionality cookies we use include:

  • KuluValley, which uses cookies to remember your video playback status and preferences.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies are usually third-party cookies from marketing partners used to deliver adverts relevant to you and your interests. These cookies can track your browsing history across websites. If you wish to prevent this type of cookie, you may do so through your device’s browser security settings.

The third-party companies we partner with include:

  • Facebook

The targeting cookies we use include:

  • Facebook share

Are you happy for us to use cookies?

Some features that are designed to give you a better online experience only work if we use cookies.

You can change your mind at any time but, for now, are you happy for us to store and access cookies on your device for the purposes described?

(If you do not change your preference here, your current preference, (as indicated) will continue to apply)