A cookie is a small amount of information a server stores on your computer for later reference. When using the education.co.uk website, our server will store a education.co.uk identifying code on your computer.
All cookies used by and on our Website are used in accordance with current cookie law. We may use some or all of the following types of cookie:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, using contact forms, and payment transactions.
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.
Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.
It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests.
Third Party Cookies
Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
We use the following cookies on our website:
ASP.NET_SessionId - Anonymously distinguishing one visitor from another
UMB-XSRF-TOKEN - Security requirement to prevent cross-site request forgery attacks on our systems
UMB-XSRF-V - Security requirement to prevent cross-site request forgery attacks on our systems
cookieconsent_status - Remembers if you have already dismissed the cookie banner so you are not shown this multiple times
Google Analytics cookies (__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, _ga, _gat, _gid). These cookies help us to monitor the most visited pages on our website. We use this information to understand how people are using our website in order to make improvements. These cookies don’t store anything that could be used to personally identify you. These cookies may last for up to 2 years.
HubSpot cookies (__hssc, __hssrc, hubspotutk, _hstc) - used in HubSpot integration (education.co.uk blog only)
intercom-* cookie - used by Intercom, a tool we use to interact with users and to analyse user behaviour