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This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Cookies are small text files which most websites that you visit use, by placing them on your computer or device. They are stored on your device’s hard drive or storage through your web browser and contain a unique number which identifies your visit, but not personal data.

Please find a summary of the cookies we use on our website here:

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Google AnalyticsWe use the Google Analytics tracking service to track the usage of our web pages. We use this information to compile reports and optimise our website to improve the browsing experience for visitors.


The data collected is anonymous, and includes information such as number of pages visited, times and dates of visits, paths visited through the website, and how the visitor got to the website (for example from a search engine or from another website).

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​Facebook​We use the Facebook tracking pixel to enable us to provide tailored advertising on Facebook to users who have visited our web pages.​Information about how to adjust tracking of website usage for Facebook advertising
​Our website​We use cookies to track whether editing staff are logged in or not. We also use cookies to track your path on the website and when filling in forms such as application forms, contact forms and similar. These cookies are essential to how our website functions and disabling them may affect your experience when browsing the site.

When you visit our site you may notice some cookies that are not related to North Lindsey College. When browsing one of our pages which contains embedded content from services such as Facebook or YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control these cookies, so we suggest that you check the individual service websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.