How we use cookies

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. We use cookies to help identify your computer so we can tailor your user experience and remember where you are in the form process.

You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may stop our website from functioning properly.

The following is strictly necessary in the operation of our website.

This website will:

  • Remember where you are in the form process
  • Remember that you are logged in and that your session is secure

The following are not strictly necessary, but are required to provide you with the best user experience and also to tell us which pages you find most interesting (anonymously).

Functional cookies

This website will:

  • Track the pages you visit via Google Analytics

This website will not:

  • Share any personal information with third parties

You can change your cookie preferences below.

Cookie Controls

Cookies are used to provide the basic functions of this website, for example:

  • to keep you logged in as you move around the website 
  • measuring how many people are using each page of the website and for how long so that we can try to improve the quality of our website
  • to spot errors in the website
  • enabling you to view content shared on other sites e.g. YouTube or Twitter

We provide some controls below to allow you to opt out of certain cookies and tracking by Google Analytics - some of the following settings and the third party tools we use will set a cookie to mark your preference. 

If you wish to block all cookies which are set by the Kidscape website and third parties you can do this through your browser settings. Visit for guides on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Kidscape website.

List of Cookies Used on our Website

We work with a number of third party suppliers who set cookies on our website to enable them to provide us with services. These cookies are mainly used for third party content such as Twitter feeds, videos. They are also use for reporting and advertising purposes so that we can improve the way we communicate with our sponsors and ensure the money we invest in online advertising is well spent. More information about the main suppliers we use and their privacy policies is listed below.


Cookie Name Purpose
Cookie Acceptance cookieaccepted, cookieacceptedv2 Stores the acceptance of cookies
Disallow Tracking disallowtracking Stores the slider setting of allowing tracking.


 Third Party Cookies Used on our Website


Cookie Name Purpose
Google Analytics IDE, NID, __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmt, __utmt_t2, __utms

Used by Google Analytics to track performance and useage of the website.

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Twitter Widget _ga,_gid, _twitter_sess, ads_prefs, auth_token, ct0, dnt, eu_cn, guest_id, kdt, personalization_id, remember_checked_on, syndication_guest_id,
tfw_exp, twid, lang

Created by the Twitter widget to display our feed

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