Net Aware cookies policy

We use cookies on the Net Aware website so that we can tailor the content to you, ensure it’s working the way it should and make improvements.

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 the Net Aware 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

Controling or deleting cookies

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

Cookies we use

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Google analytics

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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.

Find out more about Google's position on privacy with regard to its analytics service 

Crazy egg

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These cookies are placed by heat mapping software provided by Crazyegg. The reports produced help us to understand how visitors are engaging with our website.

Google optimise


We use this to record a person’s involvement in a website experiment e.g. an A/B test where half of our website users see one webpage, and the other half see an alternative version. This helps us test that the changes we make to our site are actually making it better.

Teads tt_viewer

This tracking pixel is used to carry out and improve online campaigns - using the Teads network to enable remarketing, analysis and reporting of NSPCC advertising campaigns. Read more about the Teads privacy policy.