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Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

What do cookies do?

We use cookies to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. Please be rest assured that cookies do not store any personal or confidential information about you.

Are cookies safe?

Yes, cookies are small text files. They can’t look into your computer or read any personal information or other material on your hard drive. Cookies can’t carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.

Why should you keep cookies switched on

If you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

More about our Cookies

This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Kent and Essex Autism Service Ltd uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of services. Kent and Essex Autism Service Ltd has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Kent and Essex Autism Service Ltd to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

Types of Cookie we use

This Website may place the following Cookies:

Type of CookiePurpose
Strictly necessary cookiesThese are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookiesThey allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookiesThese are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookiesThese cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.

You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept.

You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.

It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.

Cookies that we use
Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to date, but if you think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us know.

Strictly necessary

We use the following strictly necessary cookies:

Description of Cookie

Purpose

Session cookie

showing you which pages you have recently visited, allowing you to add comments to our site, tailoring content to your needs, remembering if we have already asked you certain questions (e.g. you declined to use our app or take our survey).

analytical/performance

We use the following analytical/performance cookies:

Description of Cookie

Purpose

Google Analytics cookie

Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to track which pages are accessed. This allows us to understand how popular our site is and record visitor trends over time. The cookies contain no personally identifiable information but some of them do use your IP address to help determine where in the world you are accessing the site from and to track pages you visit within the site.

Functionality
We use the following functionality cookies:

Description of Cookie

Purpose

Social website cookies

These allow you to easily share our content on the likes of Facebook, Twitter etc whose cookie usage policies you can view on their own websites.