Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they benefit you

The Apply for Bake Off Website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience possible. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us to:

  • make the Apply for Bake Off Website work as intended by us;
  • save you having to login every time you visit the Apply for Bake Off Website;
  • improve the speed/security of the Apply for Bake Off Website;
  • continuously improve the Apply for Bake Off website for you; and
  • determine if you are logged in to the Apply for Bake Off Website or not.

We do not use cookies to:

  • collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission);
  • pass data to advertising networks; or
  • pass personally identifiable data to third parties.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view the Apply for Bake Off Website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies, we take this to mean that you accept cookies.

How we use cookies

Login Cookies

We use cookies to determine if you are logged in to the Apply for Bake Off Website or not. These are required to allow you to apply. If you turn off cookies, you will not be able to use the Apply for Bake Off Site.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited the Apply for Bake Off Website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows, which helps to identify when the Apply for Bake Off Website isn't working as effectively as it should for particular technologies), how long visitors spend on the Apply for Bake Off Website and what page(s) they look at. This helps us to continuously improve the Apply for Bake Off Website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us, on an anonymous basis, how people reached the Apply for Bake Off Website (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have visited before.

We use Google Analytics. You can use Google's Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on if you do not wish to participate. You will still be able to login and complete your application.

Last updated 1st December 2016