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Cookie Policy

AYTUN College cookie policy

Find out more about cookies and how we use them


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files of letters and numbers that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.


Why do we use them?

Cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. They also help us to resolve problems if things go wrong and understand how users use the site and improve your experience of using our the site.

Our cookies help us:

  • make our website work as you would expect

  • remember your settings during and between visits

  • improve the speed and security of the site

  • allow you to share pages with social networks like Twitter and Facebook

  • continuously improve our website for you.

We do not use cookies to:

  • collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)

  • collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)

  • pass personally identifiable data to third parties.

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below. Alternatively view a full list of the cookies and their uses.


Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.


Controlling Cookies

You can control the use and placing of any cookies on your computer through the settings you select on your internet browser. 

You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse all cookies, choose which cookies you want or don't want, or ask to be notified when a cookie is set. You can use the help feature in your browser to see how.

However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site (and a large proportion of other websites), or you may experience reduced functionality when accessing certain services.

Useful information about controlling cookies can be found at at


Privacy mode

If you do not want this site to place a cookie on your browser and track your activity, you may browse the site using "Privacy Mode" in your web browser. To learn how to use privacy mode refer to the links below depending on the browser you use.


More about our cookies

Social website cookies

So you can easily 'Like' or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies used by us:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.


Anonymous visitor statistics cookies

As explained above, we use cookies to compile visitor statistics and analyse user behaviour. This may include how many people have visited our website, where they go and what type of technology they're using (e.g. desktop or mobile). We do this so we can improve the website and better meet user needs. However, we do not collect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and we cannot monitor these activities across sites we do not manage or own.

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