Heckmondwike Grammar School may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page frequently to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 6th September 2019.

How we use cookies

Cookies are harmless text files which may be stored on your computer whilst using the site. We use cookies to improve your browsing experience and enable certain features or functionality.

We also measure statistics about visitors to the site and their usage e.g. where they came from, what pages they visit and what browser they are using. Knowing how our site is being used means we can improve our users’ experience in the future. We do not use cookies for advertising purposes or pass user data to any other organisation.

All cookies used on this site are listed below. If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but this may negatively affect your experience on the site.

First party cookies

These are cookies that may be controlled and set by us on this domain, used to provide site functionality and optimisation.

Name Purpose
X-Mapping-fjhppofk Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. These facilitate various tasks such as allowing a website to identify that a user of a particular device is navigating from page to page, supporting website security or basic functionality.
wp-settings, wp-settings-time Set and used by WordPress to remember a logged-in user’s preferences

Third party cookies

These are cookies that may be controlled and set by external services / tools, used to enhance our site and provide usage information.


Name Purpose
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__cfduid, _ga, _gcl_au, _vwo_uuid_v2 We use Crazy Egg to collect information about how you use our site. We do this to help us make improvements to the site content and user experience.
DSID, IDE, permutive-id, permutive-session These cookies relate to DoubleClick, a common advertising platform. It is likely these cookies pass identify your browser to DoubleClick to help them identify some websites you are visiting.
_ga, _gid, _gat, DV, OTZ Set by Google Analytics for distinguishing different users browsing the website and throttling request rate.
1P_JAR, ANID, APISID, CONSENT, HSID, NID, OGP, OGPC, SAPISID, SEARCH_SAMESITE, SID, SIDCC, SSID Set and used by Google Site Search, Google Maps and other Google products to provide functionality relating to Google specific services
CONSENT, _ga, 1P_JAR Set by Google. This group sets a unique ID to remember your preferences and other information such as website statistics and track conversion rates.