Cookies on The National Skills Academy for Social Care website.

The cookies we set and why

This website is owned and operated by The National Skills Academy for Social Care.

When someone visits our website ( we gather internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. 

This information is largely anonymous and mainly pertains to your activity on the site. We do not store any credit card details on the site. 

When we do collect personally identifiable information – for membership, newsletters, event registration - we will be clear about this, explain what we intend to do with this information and we will also make it clear how to opt out if you wish. 

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Cookies from The National Skills Academy for Social Care

Cookies are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site and to help deliver adverts correctly.

The table below explains the cookies we use, why we use them and when they are set.

# Name Title Purpose Activated Duration
1 _nsa_website_session Session Used to track progress through various processes on the site, such as the membership applications. On visit Browser session
2 survey Survey Indicate that you have been shown and have closed the survey so that we don't show it again When closing the survey window 1 year
3 cookie_policy Cookie Policy Indicate that you have agreed to the site cookie policy so that we don't show the policy notice When clicking on the policy accept button 1 year

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