WHAT ARE BROWSER COOKIES?
They are very small text files that are created by a website through a browser on your computer.
They are used to help you navigate a website, identify preferences and perform specific functions, for example,
you input a room’s dimensions into a text box on a website and the website then automatically calculates the materials
required for each product page that you visit on that website.
For more information on Cookies and how to control their use please visit AboutCookies.org
HOW WE USE BROWSER COOKIES
These Improve site performance by caching some of the website on your computer. 2. Anonymous analytics cookies
Anonymously tracking page visits, hits, search terms, visitor locations etc. for statistical purposes, which help us to improve our services. We use Google Analytics to provide us with information about use of the website, examples of this statistical information would be how many visitors from United Kingdom we have had, how many visitors used Internet Explorer as a browser, how many pages were visited today, what words visitors search for to find our website etc.
3. Geo-targeting cookies
These cookies are used by software which tries to work out what country you are in from the information supplied by your browser when you click on a web page. This Information is completely Anonymous and is designed for the site to serve the correct content for you particular location. For example: changing the default site language to French if we detect that you are trying to access the British AcademyfromFrance.
4. Registration cookies
When you register with the British Academy, we generate cookies that let us know whether you are signed in or not. Our servers use these cookies to work out which account you are signed in with, and if you are allowed access to a particular service such as Our On-line learning platform or accommodation application. It also allows us to associate any blog comments you post with your username. If you have not selected 'keep me signed in', your cookies get deleted when you either close your browser or shut down your computer. While you are signed into the site, we combine information from your registration cookies with analytics cookies, which we could use to identify which pages you have seen on the British Academy website.
COOKIE CONTROL VIA YOUR BROWSER
of your choice. Obviously, there are many browsers available on a variety of devices, so it is difficult to provide you
with precise instructions, but if you seek out the help menu and search for ‘cookie’ you should find the appropriate
guidance for your browser.
If you are looking for our website terms and conditions please see our Terms and conditions page.