Last updated on 6th April 2018
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What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Oxford Educational Research Forum site.
What cookies do we use and how do we use them?
A number of our pages use the following cookies for the following purposes:
- to recognize you when you connect to the Oxford Educational Research Forum website so as to personalise the user's interface
- to facilitate the management of the Oxford Educational Research Forum
- for statistical purposes (pages consulted, date and time of consultations etc.), for example Google Analytics
Enabling some of these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.
Cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here and will not affect the performance of your computer.
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How to control cookies
You can control cookies as you wish or delete cookies installed by Oxford Educational Research Forum - for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. To do so you should modify your browser settings click on the help section of your Internet browser and follow the instructions. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
Here is some more detailed help and options on how to refuse or control cookies:
Google Analytics Opt Out Browser Add on
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It is available for IE8-11, Chrome, FIrefox, Safari and Opera browsers.
Customization of cookies usage in your browser settings
In Settings / Preferences / Privacy choose "Use custom settings for history" and set "Accept third-party cookies" to "Never".
See detailed steps with screenshots here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/disable-third-party-cookies
In Settings expand "Advanced Settings", click "Content settings..." and tick "Block third-party cookies and site data" checkbox.
In Tools / Internet Options / Privacy click "Advanced", select "Override automatic cookie handling" and select "Block" choice under "Third Party Cookies".
Preferences / Privacy - near "Block cookies and other website data" tick "From third parties and advertisers". Normally this is a default setting.