What is a cookie?
A cookie is a piece of data, that often includes an anonymous unique identifier which is sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
 

Use of cookies
A new EU law came into force (e-Privacy directive) on 26th May 2012 regulating the use of cookies on websites. We do not use many cookies for our website, but those we use are detailed below.

You can find more information about cookies and learn how to manage them yourself at: www.allaboutcookies.org.
 

How do we use cookies?
The list below shows the cookies we use on our website along with why we use them, and how long they stay on your computer/device for.

We use Google Analytics to help us get statistical information on how many visitors access the site and what they are interested in.  


The cookies involved are:

Name

Content

Expires

_utma

Randomly generated number to help measure unique v new visitors

2 years

_utmb

Randomly generated number that measures how long you are on the site for

30 minutes

_utmc

Randomly generated number that works in conjunction with _utmb

When you close your browser

_utmz

Randomly generated number that provides information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct, via a link, paid search etc.)

6 months

For more information on cookies used by Google Analytics refer to the Google Code website.


Site cookies

Name

Content

Expires

CFID

Randomly generated number used to provide transaction support across multiple page requests commonly called a session.

Persistent (Until user deletes it)

CFTOKEN

Randomly generated number used to provide transaction support across multiple page requests commonly called a session.

Persistent (Until user deletes it)

pixl8-font-size An alphanumeric piece of text. 1 year

 

Find us

Leyton Sixth Form College 
Essex Road 
Leyton 
London 
E10 6EQ
Telephone: 020 8928 9000 
Fax: 020 8928 9200 
Email: enquiry@leyton.ac.uk