Cookie Policy

We use cookies, which are small files of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or other electronic device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to the hard drive of your computer or electronic device.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies – These are cookies which are required for the operation of the Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable Students, Teachers, Other School Staff and Referees to log into the Platform.

Analytical/performance cookies – These are cookies which allow us to recognise and count Visitors and to see how Visitors move around the Website when they are using it. They also enable us to see how Students, Teachers, Other School Staff use the Platform. This helps us to improve the way the Website works.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Essential Cookies

Cookie KeyDomainPathCookie typeExpirationDescription generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.

Analytical Cookies

Cookie KeyDomainPathCookie typeExpirationDescription yearsThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to persist session state. yearsThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. dayThis cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and update a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track pageviews. YearThis cookie is set by microsoft to capture how you use and interact with our website through behavioral metrics, heatmaps, and session replay.

Marketing Cookies

Cookie KeyDomainPathCookie typeExpirationDescription monthsThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to persist session state. monthsUsed by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. minuteThis cookie is part of Google Analytics and is used to limit requests (throttle request rate).
test_cookie minutesThis cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to determine if the website visitor's browser supports cookies.
IDE yearThis cookie is set by Doubleclick and carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website. /Third-partySessionThis cookie is set by YouTube to track views of embedded videos. monthsThis cookie is set by Youtube to keep track of user preferences for Youtube videos embedded in sites;it can also determine whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the Youtube interface.