Greystones Community College

Cookie Policy

What are cookies

Cookies are created when your browser loads this website (the “Service”). The Service sends information which is saved in a small text file (known as a cookie). Cookies are stored in your web browser for various periods of time, this time can range from the duration of your browsing session (session cookie) to several months (persistent cookie) and allows the us or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and more useful to you. Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.

How we use cookies

When you use and access this Service, we may place a number of cookies in your web browser, we may use cookies for the following purposes:

  • recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested only for this Service.
  • recording how many people (anonymous) in general are using the Service, this always us to ensure there is enough capacity and the Service runs fast enough to give the user a smooth experience.
  • analysing anonymous data to give us a better understanding of how people use and interact with the Service so that we can constantly strive to improve it.

How to manage cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the “Help” pages of your web browser, however if you delete or refuse to accept cookies then you might not be able to use all the features provided on the service. To learn more about cookies you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ which has a comprehensive guide on them and on how to restrict / delete them for most common browsers.

What cookies do we use?

We use our own cookie to make the help make the Service run better, details of this is listed below

CookieName: ASP.NET_SessionId

Reason: Enables the server to recognise the user in their current browser session,

Expires: At the end of the browsing session

CookieName: _acceptCookie18

Reason: Records that the user has accepted the cookie policy so it is not shown again

Expires: 1 year

If we show a twitter feed on our Service then Twitter will use their own cookie for remembering the user’s language

CookieName: lang

Reason: Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website

Expires: At the end of the browsing session

If we use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use the Service then the following will cookies will be created

CookieName: _ga

Reason: records statistical data on how you use the Service

Expires: 2 years

CookieName: _gat, _gid

Reason: records statistical data on how you use the Service

Expires: At the end of the browsing session

We use a Third party control to enable users to share articles with their friends

CookieName: _stid

Reason: records user browser for return visits

Expires: 1 year

Oct 25
2021
Mid Term Break (School Closed)
Nov 03
2021
Board of Management Meeting
Nov 09
2021
Parent Leadership Team Meeting
Jan 12
2022
Board of Management Meeting
15-Oct-2021
Applications for enrolment into 1st year 2022 should be lodged in the school office prior to 5pm on October 22nd.
Mill Road, Greystones, Co. Wicklow, A63 RY64.
0870634196
Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board
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