Information about what cookies are and how we use them on our website.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of text that can be stored on your computer, phone or whatever you use to surf the Internet by the websites you visit. Cookies have many uses, but fundamentally they are used to store information about you. You can find out more information about cookies at aboutcookies.org.
What cookies do we use?
Google Analytics is the program we use to collect statistics from our website to show us how visitors use our site. We use the information to create reports and to help us to constantly improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, information like the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and which pages they visited, but we don’t get personal information, and can’t track who you are.
Google Analytics creates 4 cookies:
_utma (lasts for 2 years)
_utmb (lasts for 30 minutes)
_utmc (lasts until you close your browser)
_utmz (lasts for 6 months)
Other external sites
Biddick Primary School collects and uses pupil information under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Education Act 1996 which are a lawful basis for collecting and using pupil information for general purposes (and from Article 6 and Article 9 where data processed is special category data from the General Data Protection Regulation from 25 May 2018).
Please Note: The school does everything it can to keep the information on this site accurate and up to date. On occasion, there may be delays in updating the site – we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. The school only publishes photos of children whose families have given permission for us to do so and we never name the children (unless special permission has been given e.g. for promotion in the press). This site includes links to other external sites and whilst every effort is made to ensure the content of these sites is appropriate for our audience, Biddick Primary School cannot be held responsible for the content of other sites.
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