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Cookies

britishschoolquito.edu.ec puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are used to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs;
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again.

britishschoolquito.edu.ec cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. Find out more about how to manage cookies.

How cookies are used on www.britishschoolquito.edu.ec

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use britishschoolquito.edu.ec . We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on britishschoolquito.edu.ec and how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site 

  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are. We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

NamePurposeExpires
_utmaDetermines the number of unique visitors to the site2 years
_utmbThis works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site30 minutes
_utmcThis works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browserWhen you close your browser
_utmzThis provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine)6 months
GDS_successEvents and GDS_analyticsTokens These help us identify how you use the site so we can make improvements4 months

Website functionality cookies

These are cookies that enable the website to function.

NamePurposeExpires
ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie is only used to establish connections between the user and the server, so no private data is held. Your consent is implied by entering the website.When you close your browser.
StyleThis cookie is only used to remember your accessibility options (i.e. the standard view and high visibility links at the bottom of each page). Your consent is implied by entering the website.The cookie is deleted after 24 hours.
_atuvcShare count cookie. This cookie is used to update the "share count" on the add this function (see the bookmark and share icon at the top of the website). Your consent is given by responding to the popup bar when clicking on these icons.The cookie is deleted after 48 hours.

Please note that if you decide to share the website via the Bookmark and Share icon, third-party cookies will be potentially used. For instance, if you share the website to Twitter, you will then receive cookies from Twitter.

Parent portal cookies

The parent portal enables parents to see information about how their child is doing within the school. To enable this the following cookies are required.

NamePurposeExpires
ASP.NET_SessionIdThis cookie is only used to establish connections between the user and the server, so no private data is held. Your consent is implied by entering the website.When you close your browser.
iSAMSThis cookie is here to save your username for quicker access to the system in future.The cookie is deleted after 180 days.

Notes on this Cookie Policy

This Privacy Policy has been sourced from gov.uk Cookie Policy and modified and reproduced here under Open Government Licence