Cookie policy

Cookies are used to enable us to improve services for you through, for example:

  • Remembering if you are logged in so you can move around the website without having to log in again on each page (for example if you are in checkout);
  • Measuring how many people are using each page of the website and for how long so that we can try to improve the quality of our website; and,
  • Enabling you to view content shared on other sites e.g. YouTube or Twitter.

However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by the Stay At School website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Stay At School website.

Third Party Cookies set by Stay At School

Stay at School uses suppliers who also set cookies on our website in order to deliver the services that they are providing to Stay At School. These cookies enable us to understand how visitors use the website (e.g. whether they are browsing via a mobile device, what pages they look at) and we use this information to improve the effectiveness of the website. We also use cookies to tell us if a user has come to our website via an online marketing campaign.

We use this information to help us ensure any money we spend on online advertising is well spent. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.

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Google Analytics

The Stay At School website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports for us on activity on the site.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States of America. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the Stay At School website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

How to reject or delete this cookie

Cookies set by Third Party sites

To enrich our content, we may sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, these sites may set a cookie.

The Stay At School website also carries embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through a number of popular social networks, for example, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service.

Stay At School does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

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