Cookies

We put small files known as ‘cookies’ onto your computer or mobile device when you use this service so we can:

  • measure how you use the service
  • remember your progress through the service
  • remember the settings you’ve chosen

Cookies on ‘Find a tuition partner’ are not used for advertising or marketing.

Analytics cookies to help improve this service

If you give permission, we use Google Analytics to measure how you use this service. This means we can update and improve it more effectively. We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use it.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit in this service
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the service
  • what you click on while you’re using the service

Google Analytics does not store:

  • any of your personal details, for example, your name
  • what you enter into pages on this site
Do you agree to the Department for Education using Google Analytics to help improve the Find a tuition partner service?

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Name Purpose Expires
_ga Checks if you’ve signed in to / accessed the service before. This helps us count how many people use it. Up to 2 years
_gid Checks if you’ve signed in to / accessed the service before. This helps us count how many people use it. 24 hours
_ga_<container‑id> Checks if you’ve signed in to / accessed the service before. This helps us count how many people use it. 2 years

Essential cookies

These cookies need to be on to allow you to use this service. They don’t store your personal data. For more information read our privacy policy .

Name Purpose Expires
.FindATuitionPartner.Antiforgery Stops someone tricking you into changing personal information on this website which they could use to exploit your identity When the browser is closed
.FindATuitionPartner.Consent Saves your cookie consent settings 1 year
.FindATuitionPartner.Mvc.CookieTempDataProvider Stores your search parameters When the browser is closed