Student Castle Cookie Policy

This Website uses cookies to collect information about you. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or device by this Website and which collect certain personal information about you. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our Website.

By continuing to use our Website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. We reserve the right to modify or amend the use of cookies at any time and for any reason. Any changes will be posted on our Website and will take effect as soon as they are posted. By continuing to use our Website after any changes are posted you are indicating your acceptance of those changes.

Currently, the types of cookie that we use are as follows:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies: These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our Website and to see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our Website, how they reached our Website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our Website isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on our Website, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our Website.

Please note that third parties (for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You may change your Website browser settings to reject cookies, although please note that if you do this it may impair the functionality of this Website. For further information about cookies, including how to refuse cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Site cookie acceptance CookieControl This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on our website.
PHPSESSID PHPSESSID This cookie collects information in an anonymous form. This cookie expires when you close your browser. Expires: At end of session