The King's (The Cathedral) School

Peterborough

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How We Use Cookies

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Cookies Used On This Website

Cookie Name

What it does

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Only set if you log into the website, and only used to keep you logged into the website.

Google Analytics
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Used to track your movement around the website. We use this information to see what information is popular and then tweak the website to ensure people access the most relevant information easily.
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YouTube

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Vimeo

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Facebook

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Twitter

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