Cookies on Screen.scot

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

Cookies

Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website. We use cookies to store information about how you use this website and to help improve how the online services and communications linked to this website are delivered.

You can choose which cookies you're happy for us to use at any time by using the C icon at the bottom right of every page of this website.

Types of Cookies in Use

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.

1. cookie_info
This cookie is used to tell your browser not to display the cookie policy message if you have accepted it.

2. sq_system_session
This is a session cookie used to remember login details.

Google Analytics

We use cookies set by Google Analytics to collect information about how our visitors use this site. This data is collected anonymously, and is used to help improve this website’s functionality. For more information on which cookies are used, see Google Analytic’s page on safeguarding your data.

Blocking Cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

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

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

For other browsers you should be able to find out how to refuse cookies by performing a Google search.

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