What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you revisit the site, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information.
Cookies provide a convenience feature to save time or tell the web server that you have returned to a previously visited page.
Cookies set by Williamsburg Academy are called "first-party cookies." Cookies set by parties other than our organization are called "third-party cookies." Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality to be provided on or through the Website (e.g. advertising, interactive content, and analytics).
Some cookies are considered “essential” or “strictly necessary.” These cookies are required for technical reasons for our Website to operate. Other cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users which enhance the experience on our Website. Tracking data is used to deliver customized content and promotions to customers whose behavior indicates interest in a particular subject area.
What types of cookies do we use and how do we use them?
Our Website cookies include:
- Essential website cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Website.
- Performance and functionality cookies: These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Website but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.
- Analytics and customization cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are or to help us customize our Website for you.
- Social networking cookies: These cookies enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our Website through third-party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes, too.
Our site is hosted by HubSpot. For a list of the cookies used by our host, see Cookies set in a visitor's browser by Hubspot.
How can you control cookies?
Essential website cookies: Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Website to you, you cannot refuse them. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, however, as described above.
Do we serve targeted advertising?
Third parties may serve cookies on your computer or mobile device to advertise through our Website. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services that you may be interested in. They may also employ technology used to measure the effectiveness of advertisements. This can be accomplished by them using cookies or web beacons to collect information about your visits to this and other sites in order to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services of potential interest to you. The information collected through this process does not enable them or us to identify your name, contact details, or other personally identifying details unless you choose to provide these.