Cookie policy

To give you the best experience on our website, we remember some of your preferences. See our Privacy policy for more information.  

We are Supporting Education Group Limited (herein referred to as ‘Supporting Education Group’, ‘us’, ’we’, ‘our’), company no. 08886715.

We ask that you read this Cookie Policy (the ‘Policy’) carefully as it contains important information on the use of cookies on our website   .

In the Policy, references to ‘you’ and ‘your’ are references to the user and/or browser of and associated services (the ‘Site’).

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by online service providers to help build a profile of users. They are also used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the information below explains how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of the Site features may not function as a result.

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Types of Cookies


There are two main sources of cookies:

  • ‘First party’  cookies that are set by us when using the Site
  • ‘Third party’  cookies are for third party websites such as Facebook or Google to display online advertising and social sharing features


Cookies will usually be kept for a specified duration, either as a session cookie or persistent cookies: –

  • Session cookies — these cookies allow the Site to link your actions during a particular browser session. They expire each time you close your browser and do not remain on your device afterwards.
  • Persistent cookies — these cookies are stored on your device in between browser sessions. They allow your preferences or actions across the Site to be remembered. They will remain on your device until they expire, or until you delete them from your cache.


The cookies we place on your device fall into the following categories: –

Necessary cookies

These cookies are essential for you to be able to navigate the Site and use its features. Without these cookies, the services you have asked for could not be provided.

These cookies cannot be restricted or blocked.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how you use the Site, e.g., which pages you visit most often. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information about you. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous and is only used to improve how the Site works.

Functionality  cookies

These cookies allow the Site to remember the choices you make (such as your username, language, last action and search preferences) and provide enhanced, more personal features.

Advertisement cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement on the Site and help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the Site operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.

The Cookies We Use

The Site uses the following cookies

Cookie Name Provider Description Category Expiry
cookieyes-consent CookieYes CookieYes sets this cookie to remember users' consent preferences so that their preferences are respected on subsequent visits to this site. It does not collect or store any personal information about the site visitors. Necessary 1 year
_GRECAPTCHA RECAPTCHA Google Recaptcha service sets this cookie to identify bots to protect the website against malicious spam attacks. Necessary 5 months 27 days
__hssrc HubSpot This cookie is set by Hubspot whenever it changes the session cookie. The __hssrc cookie set to 1 indicates that the user has restarted the browser, and if the cookie does not exist, it is assumed to be a new session. Necessary session
__hssc HubSpot HubSpot sets this cookie to keep track of sessions and to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. Necessary 30 minutes
li_sugr LinkedIn LinkedIn sets this cookie to collect user behaviour data to optimise the website and make advertisements on the website more relevant. Advertisement 3 months
bcookie LinkedIn LinkedIn sets this cookie from LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags to recognize browser IDs. Advertisement 1 year
bscookie LinkedIn LinkedIn sets this cookie to store performed actions on the website. Advertisement 1 year
test_cookie Google sets this cookie to determine if the user's browser supports cookies. Advertisement 15 minutes
YSC YouTube Youtube sets this cookie to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages. Advertisement session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE YouTube YouTube sets this cookie to measure bandwidth, determining whether the user gets the new or old player interface. Advertisement 5 months 27 days
yt-remote-device-id YouTube YouTube sets this cookie to store the user's video preferences using embedded YouTube videos. Advertisement never
yt.innertube::requests YouTube YouTube sets this cookie to register a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Advertisement never
yt.innertube::nextId YouTube YouTube sets this cookie to register a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Advertisement never
yt-remote-connected-devices YouTube YouTube sets this cookie to store the user's video preferences using embedded YouTube videos. Advertisement never
IDE Google Google DoubleClick IDE cookies store information about how the user uses the website to present them with relevant ads according to the user profile. Advertisement 1 year 24 days
_ga_* Google Google Analytics sets this cookie to store and count page views. Performance 1 year 1 month 4 days
_ga Google Google Analytics sets this cookie to calculate visitor, session and campaign data and track site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognise unique visitors. Performance 1 year 1 month 4 days
_gid Google Google Analytics sets this cookie to store information on how visitors use a website while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the collected data includes the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. Performance 1 day
_gat_gtag_UA_* Google Google Analytics sets this cookie to store a unique user ID. Performance 1 minute
ln_or LinkedIn Linkedin sets this cookie to registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website for internal analytics. Performance 1 day
AnalyticsSyncHistory LinkedIn Linkedin set this cookie to store information about the time a sync took place with the lms_analytics cookie. Performance 1 month
_gcl_au Google Google Tag Manager sets the cookie to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services. Performance 3 months
__hstc HubSpot Hubspot set this main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session). Performance 5 months 27 days
hubspotutk HubSpot HubSpot sets this cookie to keep track of the visitors to the website. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts. Performance 5 months 27 days
CONSENT YouTube YouTube sets this cookie via embedded YouTube videos and registers anonymous statistical data. Performance 2 years
__cf_bm Cloudflare Cloudflare set the cookie to support Cloudflare Bot Management Functionality 30 minutes
lidc LinkedIn LinkedIn sets the lidc cookie to facilitate data center selection. Functionality 1 day
UserMatchHistory LinkedIn LinkedIn sets this cookie for LinkedIn Ads ID syncing. Functionality 1 month
li_gc LinkedIn Linkedin set this cookie for storing visitor's consent regarding using cookies for non-essential purposes. Functionality 5 months 27 days

How do I manage my cookies?

We will ask for your permission to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential to provide you with a service that you have requested (e.g., to enable you to put items in your shopping basket and to use our check-out process).

There is a notice on the Site which describes how we use cookies where you can filter your cookie preferences when using the Site.

How to Turn Off Cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of the Site. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: You can disable cookies yourself by following the steps at this link: You can also follow the steps set out in the cookie banner on entering the Site.

Changes to the policy

We may update this Policy from time to time, so you may wish to check it each time you access or submit personal information to us. The date of the most recent revisions will appear below:

Last Amended: 7th July 2023