About Cookies

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Our Cookie Use

Here at Westoe Village Kindergarten we take privacy very seriously and as such we only use cookies that are needed for the website to provide the best experience it can. We make sure that these are only used to provide functionality and to learn how our site is used by our visitors. This means we do not store or track any information about our users beyond the interactions on the website. The only cookies used on our website are part of the Google Maps widget on our contact page and Google Analytics to allow us to improve the site based on how our visitors use it.

Blocking Cookies

Most browsers now allow you to refuse to accept cookies directly from websites or third-party cookies used on them, depending on your web browser you can block them by doing the following:

Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking Tools, Internet Options, Privacy, and selecting Block all cookies using the sliding selector.

Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking Tools, Options and Privacy.

Chrome, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking Settings, Advanced Settings, and then Content Settings in the Privacy section.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.

Javascript

On our website we use Javascript and JQuery for various features in order to provide a better user experience for all our visitors, we understand that some visitors may wish to block Javascript content but they will not be able to view certain features on the website.

Browser Compatibility

This website is designed to work on modern browsers, however there may be issues on some mobile device. The website should display correctly on recent versions of Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera, however older versions of these browers may not support some features. If you are having issues with the website you may need to update your web browser.