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Cookie Policy

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 that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: and For a video about cookies visit

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Cookies used by this website

All cookies used by this website are classed as “Category 1” cookies. Cookies that fall into this category are essential for the correct operation of the website. Without these cookies it would be impossible to provide services such as shopping baskets or the ability to login to the website.

A list of the category 1 cookies used by this website follows:

Cookie namePurpose of CookieCookie Expiry Time
ASP.NET_SessionldThis cookie holds a random number that acts as a unique identifier to distinguish the current user from other users of the websiteThis cookie is deleted when the browser is closed
.ASPXAUTHThis cookie is used to remember whether the user has logged into the website or not between page loads. It is also used to remember choices made by the user (e.g. what items are currently in the shopping basket).This cookie is deleted when the user logs out of the website. It is also deleted when the browser is closed unless the ‘remember me next time’ option was selected when the user logged in.
.ASPXANONYMOUSThis cookie is used to remember choices made by the user when they are not logged in to the website (e.g. what items are currently in the shopping basket).This cookie will expire 20 minutes after it was created.

By using this website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Third party cookies

Middlesbrough College use 3rd party remarketing tracking cookies, including the Google Adwords tracking cookie. This means we will continue to show you ads across the internet (specifically websites on the Google Display Network).

As part of this advertising we will not be collecting any identifiable information through the use of Google’s or any other 3rd party remarketing system.

The 3rd party vendors we work with use cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to our website. This allows us to continue to market our services to those who have shown an interest and provide more relevant adverts suited to your interests.

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