King Edward's School BATH

Privacy and Cookies

This is the Cookie Policy for KESBath, accessible from

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.
For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

  • Site preferences cookies
    In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.
  • Third Party Cookies
    In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.
  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

    For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • As we sell products it's important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, Linked In, YouTube, Issuu and SoundCloud, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. This Cookies Policy was created with the help of the
Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics

The cookies used by Google Analytics are:





Information is collected in an anonymous form and are used to compile reports about the users' visits to the site (including where users have come from, number of users and the pages on the website that have visited). This information is used to improve our website.

More details about the purpose of these cookies can be found here.

Session Control  ASP.Net_SessionID

Used to establish connections between the client and server.

No private data is held and the cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.
Log in session and authentication

Fed Auth

Used only for Administrator, Editor or Publisher users updating website content.

Cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.

Accessibility Options Style

Remembers settings such as the standard view and high visibility links at the bottom of a webpage.

Cookie is removed after 24 hours.

Share Count _atuvc

Connected with the 'Add This function' associated with, for example, the Bookmark and Share icon.

Cookie is removed after 48 hours.
User login sessions RequestVerificationTokenLW_ Required for retaining user login sessions. May be used when, for example, an admin user logs in via 'Admin'.
User recognition



Erasure of this cookie prevents the website recognising the user. Temporary cookie file which is erased once the web browser is closed.

Last Activity



Measures the period of user inactivity when logged into the Fluency CMS. Cookie is removed once browser is closed.
Third party cookies




May be used if the user decides to share the website using the Bookmark and Share icon. Cookies will be received from the third party (e.g.  Twitter) when sharing the website.