Cookies are small text files that websites save to your computer. The cookies used by the College of Policing websites don’t contain any of your personal information, and we can’t use them to find out who you are.

Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer. A cookie often includes a randomly generated number which is stored on your device. Many cookies are automatically deleted after you finish using the website.

What cookies does the College of Policing use?

Cookies used by the College of Policing web domain are known as ‘first-party’ cookies, and are necessary for the functionality of the site. These first-party cookies do not store or collect any personal information or anything that make you personally identifiable to us. Typically, the cookies generate a random, unique number to store information about a user.

How to control and delete cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.   However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit the About Cookies website, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.