THE ACADEMY of ST OLAVE’S – Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience.

Cookie Policy

What are cookies and why are they used?

This website uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.


Which cookies does this website use?

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to gather information about how our website is used.  The information gathered is entirely anonymous and is used to help us understand how visitors interact with our website, by providing information about the areas visited, time spent and any issues encountered, such as error messages.  This helps us improve the performance of our website. For more information visit Google Analytics.

Google have developed a Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on which you can install for your web browser.  This enables you to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics.  Find out how to do this here.


This website is built using WordPress. WordPress uses cookies for visitors who comment on the blogs created on the website. This is purely a convenience, so that the visitor won’t need to re-type their information again when they want to leave another comment.  Three cookies are set for commenters:

  • comment_author
  • comment_author_email
  • comment_author_url

The commenter cookies are set to expire a little under one year from the time they’re set.  For more information, please see WordPress cookies.

Cookie Yes

Cookie Yes uses a cookie to save your cookie consent preferences. The cookie is called cookieyes-consent and it is classed as a necessary cookie, because it is needed for the Cookie Consent functionality to work properly.


How can I change my Cookie Consent preferences?

There is a Change Cookie Preferences link here and on the footer of each page of this website, where you can change your cookie preferences at any time.