Cookie Policy

Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently. They provide us with information that helps us improve our site https://www.readinggateway.co.uk/ and deliver a better service.

A ‘cookie’, is a small text file that is placed on computer’s hard drive, or other mobile or handheld device (such as smart phones or tablets) as you browse the site. They are used to remember when your computer or device accesses this website and where available report your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration.

Cookies may also be used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to our customers, both on this website and elsewhere. Some cookies provide enhanced capabilities during your visit and others collect information about browsing behaviour by people who access this website via the same computer or device, this includes information about pages viewed, and the customer journey around a website.

We do not, use cookies to collect or record information on users’ names, addresses or other contact details. We are able to use cookies to monitor individual customer browsing behaviour, but third parties are not able to identify visitors using the cookies.

By using our website, you agree that we can place cookies on your device. If you continue to browse our website we assume that you are happy to receive all cookies served by our site. You can block these cookies using your browser settings, however if you choose to do this, some features of this site and others may not function properly.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them visit www.aboutcookies.org

Information is also gathered without you actively providing it, through the use of cookies. This method does not collect or store personal information. Information from visitors to the https://www.readinggateway.co.uk/ site can be collected in the following areas:

Use of Cookies

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

ASP.NET_SessionId - This cookie allows the service to remember selections and preferences that you’ve already made or information that you've already given. This cookie expires once the browser closes. This is an essential cookie to the operation of the site and does not store any personal information. This cookie is set from the https://www.readinggateway.co.uk/ domain

ASPXAUTH - The ASPXAUTH cookie is used when username and password authentication is required. This cookie determines that a user is logged in. When the user logs out of the app, this cookie is removed from the browser. This is an essential cookie to the operation of the site and does not store any personal information. This cookie is set from the https://www.readinggateway.co.uk/ domain

AspxAutoDetectCookie - The AspxAutoDetectCookie is used to detect whether or not the browser supports cookies. If not, then some website functionality may be switched off. This is an essential cookie to the operation of the site and does not store any personal information. This cookie is set from the https://www.readinggateway.co.uk/ domain

d2i_DisallowCookies & d2i_HideCookiePanel - Cookie Control cookies. These cookies are set in order to remember preferences in regards to cookies.

_utma & _utmb - Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.

_utmc & _utmz - These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example: