Cookie statement

We use cookies on our website so that we can tailor the content to you, ensure it works the way it should and make improvements. Most websites do this.
A cookie is a small file that is sent to your computer or mobile phone which contains information that allows us to recognise that you have used our website before.
Cookies are safe and secure and are commonly used on websites.
A cookie typically contains:
  • the name of the server the cookie was sent from
  • the lifetime of the cookie
  • a unique identifier (usually a number)

How cookies work

When you visit our website, the pages that you see and cookies are downloaded to your device. Our website server sends the cookie and uses this number to recognise you when you return to a site or browse from page to page. Only the server that sends a cookie can read it, and therefore use, that cookie.
This file is stored on your computer's (or phone's) hard drive. All websites can send a cookie to your browser if your browser settings allow it. Many websites do this to track online traffic flow.

Types of cookies

Cookies can be categorised from their life span:
  1. session or temporary cookies: these cookies expire when you close your browser or when the session times out
  2. persistent or permanent cookies: these are usually stored on your hard disk and survive across multiple sessions but have a longer expiration date

Controlling or deleting cookies

You can easily control and disable cookies through your browser settings. All browsers are different, so visit all about cookies to find out more

How do we use cookies

Medway Foundation Trust use the following cookies on this website:
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We use this to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience.
User data is all anonymous.