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Published on - 01-01-2014

Brighton Hill Community School Data Protection & Privacy Notice

How does Brighton Hill Community School web site use cookies?

Our web site uses "cookies," small text files that can be read by a web server in the domain that put the cookie on your hard drive. We may use cookies to store your preferences and settings; help with sign-in; and analyse site operations.

Cookies enable us to identify your device, or you when you have logged in. We use cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features. We use cookies to enhance the functionality of the website by storing your preferences, for example. We also use cookies to help us to improve the performance of our website to provide you with a better user experience.

We don't sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

If you wish to control what cookies are set on your device through our website then you can find out how to do this at aboutcookies.org

Sign-in and Authentication. When you sign in to our site we store a cookie on your hard disk. This cookie allows you to move from page to page at the site without having to sign in again on each page. We also use cookies to improve the sign-in experience. For example, different content is displayed depending on who you are.

Site Analytics. We may use cookies to count the number of unique visitors to a web page or service or to develop other aggregate statistics about the operations of our sites and services. These analytics help us operate and improve the performance of these sites and services.


Some of the cookies we commonly use are listed below. This list is not exhaustive, but it is intended to illustrate some of the reasons we set cookies.

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This cookie is used to track if a user has logged into the web site

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These are third party cookies, they are set by google analytics and are used to track visitors on our web site.