Cookies are small files which are stored on a user's computer and hold data relating to a specific website. Cookies are placed on the user's computer by that website and accessed each time a user browses the site. The cookies used by Stepping Stones Childcare are fairly standard and harmless. We primarily use them to collect data to help us improve our website by seeing which parts of the site are being used, how users are navigating to each page and what items on each page they prefer to click on. Nonetheless we would like you to know which cookies Stepping Stones Childcare employs, why we use them, and give you the option to opt-out of us using them on your computer if you wish.
Below we have listed each of the cookies that our site sets, with detail as to why we use them. For those that want a little more information, we've added information which details the exact purpose of every single cookie we create. Lastly, we've included information about the time the cookie is kept on your system (is it kept after you leave the site, to be used when you return - persistent - or deleted once your visit is completed and only used for that visit - session).
You can use this page to opt-out of certain cookie types. Opting out will apply only to the browser or device that you are currently using, so you may need to change these settings again if you use other browsers or devices to browse the web.
We will make every effort to recognise and respect your choices; however there is a small chance that not all cookies and similar methods of data capture will be covered by these settings. If this is a concern to you then we recommend that you change the settings in your browser. If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.
|1. Strictly necessary cookies||
We spend a lot of time and effort ensuring that our site remains available all the time; to do that we have web servers running in many different locations. In order to ensure that your journey through the site works properly we like to keep you connected to the same locations. It also allows us to spread the load, meaning our site remains as performant as it can be.
|Cookie||Purpose||Persistent or Session|