The Ockendon AcademyThe Ockendon Academy logo

Cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that are stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer.

We use cookies to provide crucial functionality like login access and payments. We also use them to assess the performance, functionality and usage of the website. Additionally, some of the third party services we use to provide you with a richer experience also sometimes use cookies.

We use analytics and similar technologies to collect information about usage or preferences, such as pages visited, length of visits and type of web browser used.  This information may be reviewed to assist us in understanding our online visitors’ interests, preferences and needs, providing better experiences, and presenting new features for the website. We anonymise IP addresses for Analytics.

Below is a table showing the the individual cookies that this website may sometimes use.

Cookies used on this website

Cookie Type Purpose
WordPress 1st party Our CMS WordPress and its plugins use cookies for logged in users
Google Analytics 3rd party We use Google Analytics for tracking website use and improving the website
YouTube 3rd party We embed videos from YouTube and sometimes other social media, they can set cookies
Cognito 3rd party We use Cognito Forms on the website these can set a cookie

Disabling cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of the website. e.g. the Administration area.  Each browser is different and the process changes, to find more information on how to set your browser’s parameters search in your browsers help area or online documentation.