Cookies Policy

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device. They are mainly used to make websites work more efficiently alongside providing information to the website owners.
At, we want to provide a service to you that is reliable and easy to use. To do this we use cookies to gather anonymous website analytics to find out how different sections of the website are being viewed and used.

We use the following cookies:

First party cookies

First party cookies are set by the website you are visiting and can only be read by that site.
We use:
Google Analytics – this helps analyse how visitors use The cookies collect information on an anonymous basis which includes the number of visits to the site, what pages are viewed and how visitors come to our website. If you want to stop these cookies launching all together and out opt-out of being tracked by it across all websites please use the Google Analytics opt-out tool . (Specifically _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz) More information can be found on Google’s Privacy Policy.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies are set by a different organisation to the owner of the website you are visiting.
We use:
YouTube – we embed YouTube videos on various pages of our website. YouTube’s Privacy Policy is available online.
Twitter – we use a widget on our homepage to display the latest tweets from the official Reading College Twitter account. Twitter Privacy Policy is available to read online.

Opting Out of Cookies

If you want to opt out of using cookies, instructions for some popular browsing sites are linked below.

Instructions on how to delete and refuse cookies for other web browsers are available at:

Please note: some links on this webpage take you to external websites of which Reading College is not responsible for their content.