Cookie Policy for gradesuk

Our website uses cookies. We use cookies and other technologies to collect information on the website. The data we collect using cookies helps us understand our users better so that we can provide a more focused user experience. The collection of such information helps us to facilitate your browsing of the website; it enables us to improve the website, to promote trust and safety and to monitor the web page flow of the website.

Why cookies are needed:

Cookies are not used for:

Cookies function & Purpose

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes those cookies. Cookies are useful because they may help you navigate between pages efficiently, allow a website to recognize a your device, remember your preferences, tailor websites to your interests and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

There are different types of cookies with various functions. Some cookies are allocated to your device only for the duration of your visit to a website, and these are called session based cookies. These cookies automatically expire when you close down your browser. Another type of cookie known as “persistent” cookies would remain on your device for a set period of time. In addition, some websites contain third party cookies i.e. cookies that are set by a third party domain.

If you choose to accept our cookies, you can also delete such cookies later from your computer (see the ‘Managing Cookies’ section below). If you delete the cookies, any settings and preferences controlled by those cookies will be deleted and will need to be re-created when you visit the website subsequently.

Further Information on cookies

Following are the type of cookies, reading through can help yo u understand the purpose of cookies.

Session Cookies:
  • These cookies are temporary and are essential for the proper functioning of your website during a user’s session.
  • They are deleted when the user closes their browser.
Persistent Cookies:
  • Unlike session cookies, persistent cookies remain on the user’s device for a specified duration.
  • They are useful for remembering user preferences and settings between sessions.
First-party Cookies:
  • First-party cookies are set by the website domain the user is visiting.
  • They are commonly used for essential functions like maintaining user sessions.
Third-party Cookies:
  • These cookies are set by domains other than the one the user is visiting.
  • Often used for tracking and advertising purposes, such as by analytics or ad networks.
Secure Cookies:
  • Secure cookies are transmitted over encrypted channels (HTTPS) to enhance security.
  • They are recommended for sensitive data, such as login credentials.
HTTP-only Cookies:
  • HTTP-only cookies cannot be accessed through client-side scripts, providing an additional layer of security against cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
Functional Cookies:
  • These cookies enhance the usability and performance of a website by remembering user choices and preferences.
Analytical Cookies:
  • Analytical cookies collect data on how visitors interact with the website.
  • This information is used to analyze and improve the website’s performance.
Advertising Cookies:
  • Advertising cookies track user behavior across websites to deliver targeted advertisements.
  • They help create a personalized user experience.
Essential Cookies:
  • These cookies are necessary for the basic functionality of the website.
  • They may include items like shopping cart information on e-commerce sites.
Performance Cookies:
  • Performance cookies monitor website performance and user behavior.
  • They help identify areas for improvement in terms of speed and user experience.
Compliance Cookies:
  • These cookies are related to compliance with legal requirements, such as cookie consent preferences.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If your browser is adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to deactivate cookies, you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that your browser will not work as you would expect on most web pages.


Managing Cookies

You can manage the cookies stored on your device by adjusting your web browser settings. If you do not want your browser to store cookies or you want to control which cookies it stores, most modern browsers will allow you to delete cookies that have already been set, block cookies and change what cookies are stored in the future. Your browser’s ‘Help’ function should explain how to do this. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies, you may not be able to access some parts of the website, and some features may not function properly or be available to you.



We fund our site by showing adverts as you browse our site. These adverts are usually managed by a partner specializing in providing adverts for multiple sites. Invariably these partners place cookies to collect anonymous data about the websites you visits so they can personalize the adverts to you, ensure that you don’t see the same adverts too frequently and ultimately report to advertisers on which adverts are working.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We reserve the right to change the information provided on this page at our own discretion. Any changes we may make to our Cookie Policy in the future will be posted on this page