On our sites, we sometimes place small data files on your computer. These small files are known as ‘cookies’.
They improve the performance of our sites by:
- remembering information about you, so you don’t have to keep re-entering it whenever you visit a new page
- recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
- remembering IP addresses relating to your computer or device to improve navigation of our sites and to control access to particular content or materials reserved to subscribers
- measuring how you use the site so we can make sure it meets your needs
Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org.
If you would like to change your cookies preferences on this website, you can either click ‘Cookie Preferences’ in the footer, or click here.
This following section provides particular information about cookies on the following websites:
The following types of cookies are used:
- Session cookies that are set when the end user enters the website and deleted when the user closes the browser.
- Persistent cookies that are set when the end user enters the website and last for up to one year.
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
|cookies||This cookie stores the user’s cookie consent preferences.|
|cookies-preferences-saved||This cookie tells the website that the user has saved their cookie consent preferences, and so doesn’t need to see the cookie consent banner on page load.|
Analytical cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. The UK Young Academy use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use our sites. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This information cannot be used to identify you and we do not allow Google to use our analytics data.
|_ga||This is used by Google Analytics, which allows us to monitor how our site is being used, to distinguish individual users.||Persistent – 2 years|
|_gid||This is used by Google Analytics, which allows us to monitor how our site is being used, to distinguish individual users.||Persistent – 24 hours|
|_gat||This is also used by Google Analytics to throttle / limit the number of requests. We deploy Google Analytics via Google Tag Manager, and so this cookie will be re-named dc_gtm.||Persistent – 1 minute|