What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises them. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. The cookies used on our website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. Full details of the cookies used on our website by category are set out below:
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Supported Fostering Services website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, what type of browser they use, and if they get error messages from web pages. They do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and, therefore, anonymous. They are used only to improve how the website works. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
These cookies allow the Supported Fostering Services website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personalised features. They are also used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. The information these cookies collect is anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.