Cookie policy

What are cookies and how do we use them?

Cookies make the interaction between users and websites faster and easier. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer, handheld pc or mobile as you browse various web pages. At CRG Schools we use cookies to make sure that our site is easy to use and you can browse without experiencing any problems. For example, one of the most common uses of cookies is to keep track of your authentication status- without cookies enabled our website would not remember you.

It is possible to opt out of cookies via your browser's cookie settings, but if you do this you will not be able to use much of the Teaching Personnel website as the functions of the website are dependent on cookies.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to browse and use our website without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Teaching Personnel website.

You can disable cookies by changing your browser settings to reject cookies; click here to find out how to disable/enable cookies. You will not be able to access any of the password protected functionality on our website if you disable cookies. As cookie settings are browser based, disabling cookies will not just affect the CRG Schools website but all websites you visit using that browser.

Which cookies are used on

Two types of cookies are used on this Website: session cookies and persistent cookies.

  • Session cookies: these cookies are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the Website.
  • Persistent cookies: these remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer than session cookies.

Categories of Cookies

Essential cookies: These cookies allow you to use the basic functionality of our website. For example, browsing our site, searching for vacancies, managing your work diary, signing timesheets and view CRBs.

Performance cookies: They allow us to get to know how you use our website. They are used to analyse visitor information such as usage, visitor numbers and help us see how effective our emails and advertising are and to understand what you like. We also use this information to help improve our website, make our marketing more relevant and improve the user experience.

Functionality cookies: They allow us to provide additional functionalities to the website, and will retain some settings information. Whilst not essential for the functionality of our site, they do enable extra features that should improve your experience.

We have listed below the cookies that are currently active on and we have also provided information on what these cookies do.

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What does this cookie do?



This cookie is a session ID - A piece of data used in network communications to identify a unique browser session. This cookie will be removed when you close your browser session.

This cookie is a 'Session' type of cookie.

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These cookies contain encrypted details of a users authentication status along with any custom roles or privileges that a user may have. These are used in different areas of this website such as when logging in as a school or a candidate or when applying for a vacancy. These are strictly essential cookies that are required in order to access sensitive data and functionality and in order to personalise your CRG Schools experience.

If as a candidate you ticked 'Remember Me on this computer' this cookie will remain on your computer for up to 30 days or until you click 'sign out'. Until that time, you'll remain signed in to the Teaching Personnel website. The cookie will then act as a ‘Persistent’ cookie type.

If you didn't tick 'Remember Me' or there was no option to do so this cookie will be removed when you close your browser session. The cookie will then act as a ‘Session’ type.

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

These cookies are ‘Persistent’ types of cookies.

You can learn more about Google's privacy settings by visiting the Google Privacy Page

Facebook Cookies :
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Twitter Cookies :
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These cookies are used and set by social sharing websites to enable the Facebook 'Like' or 'Tweet This' functionality that appears on a variety of our site pages.

These cookies are ‘Persistent’ types of cookies.


Other Social Cookies

Please note that if you decide to 'share' content from our website with friends through other social networks you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Google +1: Information on Google +1 data