Cookie Policy

Kings’ School Cookie Policy

Kings’ School Website uses a number of cookies that stores data on our visitor’s computers. Cookies are small text files, used by your Web browser to store visitor session data on your computer by Websites that you visit. They are commonly used on the Internet in order to make Websites work more efficiently and to enhance end user experience, as well as to provide relevant information to the School’s marketing department. Cookies are not intended to harm your system in any way. Cookies cannot be used to run code (run programs) or to deliver viruses to your computer.

Cookie Consent

When you visit our Website for the first time you will be presented with a message asking if you consent to accept cookies from our Website. If you tick a box to confirm that you accept cookies, they will be used; otherwise cookies will not be used unless, and until you consent.

You may also choose to delete any cookies from your computer between visits to our Website and we recommend that if you have concerns about the privacy implications of the cookies we or any of our integrated third party sites use, then you should investigate how to do this by using the cookie management tools in your web browser options/preferences from the Removing/Disabling Cookies section below.

First-party cookies

When someone visits http://www.kings-winchester.hants.sch.uk, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns so that we are able to compile user reports on the number of visitors to the various parts of the Website and their geographical location. We collect this information in a way which does not identify users and we do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our Website.

Third-party cookies

We use a variety of widely recognised and used third-party plug-ins in order to enhance the end users experience, and to also act as a marketing tool. We do not however have any direct control over the content of these third party cookies, the use made of any data collected, or the security of that data. Any third parties may collect information about your visit to our Website, and they may use this with other data in order to serve advertising which may be more relevant to you. To optout of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.

There is no reason for our visitors of the Website to be particularly concerned about the privacy implications of any of the cookies we use, but we do recognise the importance of making you aware of the purpose and scope of the data stored in the cookies which are created or updated on your computer when you visit our Website.

Removing/Disabling Cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website. Managing your cookies and cookie preferences must be done from within your browser’s options/preferences. Here is a list of guides on how to do this for popular browser software:

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