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- obtaining visitor usage information such as determining which page is the most popular (using Google Analytics)
- for storing authentication information when a user logs into the site (school staff only)
Data collected by first party cookies is not shared with anyone outside of the
school or City of Edinburgh Council except when they have a direct role in
maintaining the school website.