Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

 

A cookie is a small text file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive.  Some cookies are essential to enable our website to work as expected, while others allow us to provide you with a better service.  It is used to make the link between you and the information you have provided to the website.  This allows your shopping basket to be kept separate from other users.  The creation of a cookie on your computer does not give the website any access to other information.

 

Essential Cookies

Session cookies are used to identify you as a user when you browse our website, allowing us to remember certain settings. PayPal cookies are used on checkout to keep track of the contents of your shopping basket.  Please see PayPal for further information on their cookies.

 

Non-essential Cookies

We use Google Analytics which allows us to improve the service we offer.  It enables us to:

  • recognise locations of our visitors (only the city)
  • count the number of visitors to our website
  • see which content viewers view
  • determine how frequently particular pages are visited
  • determine the most popular areas of our website and/or services/products

Data gained through Google Analytics is not shared with third parties.  Full details of the cookies which Google Analytics uses can be found in Cookies & Google Analytics.  You can also read Google's Privacy Policy for Google Analytics.

 

To opt-out of Google Analytics consider using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Ad-on.

 

We use Addthis, which allows you to share content on social media sites such as facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, etc.  We have no control over these cookie settings.  Please see the Addthis website for information on their cookies.

 

Social media buttons allow you to access any Primary Teacher Toolbox groups on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.  We have no control over these cookie settings.  For further information about their cookies and how to manage them visit TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn.

 

Controlling Cookies

You can choose to accept or decline cookies.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you are able to delete cookies at any time by using the management tools within your browser, and can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies by choosing your preferred settings as follows:

 

Microsoft Internet Explorer

1. Click on 'tools' at the top of your browser and select 'internet options'

2. Click on the 'privacy' tab

3. Choose your preferred settings

 

Mozilla Firefox

1. Click on 'tools' at the top of your browser and select 'options'

2. Select the 'privacy' icon

3. Click on 'cookies'

4. Choose your preferred settings

 

Google Chrome

1. Click on 'tools' at the top of your browser and select 'options'

2. Click the 'under the bonnet' tab

3. Click the 'privacy' section, and select the 'content settings' button

4. Click the 'cookie settings' tab

5. Choose your preferred settings

 

Some browsers such as Google Chrome also allow you to run in ‘incognito mode’, which would make you appear as an unknown individual.  To find out more detailed information visit www.aboutcookies.org.