The WJEC Digital Educational Resources website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that your browser places on your computer or device. Cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of the website which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website.

Cookie types

Here is a list of the categories of cookies used in our website and why we use them.

Session cookies

Session cookies allow users to be recognised within a website, for example determining the culture of your browser. Session cookies are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed.

Flash cookies

We often use Adobe Flash Player to deliver video and educational content to our users. Adobe utilise their own cookies, which are not manageable through your browser settings but are used by the Flash Player for purposes such as storing preferences.

Adobe Flash privacy policy

Third party cookies

Google Analytics

We use analytical cookies to allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the website. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily. Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about website visitors.

Google privacy policy

External websites

We may embed videos, links or images into resources on our website. Or we may recommend particular sites for certain subjects. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from or linked to an external site, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.

How do I reject and delete cookies?

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, should you wish to do so, you can choose to reject or block the cookies set by the WJEC Digital Educational Resources website, or the websites of any third party suppliers, by changing your browser settings. Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies so if you do not wish cookies to be used you may need to actively delete or block the cookies.

If you reject the use of cookies you will still be able to visit our website but some of the functions may not work correctly.