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Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

How We Use Cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

A detailed breakdown of typical cookies on our site will include: 

Name: PHPSESSID  
Expires: A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser.
Description: Identifies your unique session on the website

Name: gdprAccepted
Expires: 30 days.
Description: Saves your acceptance of storing cookies. Does not exist if you do not accept the storage of cookies.

Name: visited
Expires: 40 days.
Description: Saves whether you have already visited the site or not – so you do not see the splash screen on every visit 

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Disabling Cookies

If you would like to change your preferences and disable cookies from our site, you can Opt Out here.

To clear all of your browser cookies, please clear your browsing history and ensure the “cookies and other site data” is checked.

More Information

For more information then please contact us on:

Email: enquiries@dukeofbedford.peterborough.sch.uk
Phone: (01733) 270243