What are cookies, and how does Homefield use them?
Cookies are very small text files which ask permission to be stored on your computer’s hard drive when you visit a website. Once you agree, the file is added which helps us analyse the traffic to our website. They help us see which pages you visited and give us an idea of your user journey.
The cookie data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your usage of our website.
Examples of cookies used on our website include submissions through the contact forms found on our Contact the College and Employer Enquiries pages. When you submit a query through these forms, cookies may be set to remember your details for any future messages. We also use site preference cookies which helps provide you with great user experience by remembering your preferences for how to use the site. In order to do this, cookies gather information whenever you use the website.
How do I manage and disable cookies?
You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may stop our website from functioning properly. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser, and you can see which cookies have been placed on your computer from each site. Each browser has a different process for managing and disabling cookies, so please see the Help page of your internet browser for how to do this.
What other cookies might be used on your website?
How can I request further information?
You can contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Reception and ask to speak to a member of the Data Protection team.