Cookie policy for

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file downloaded on to your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website. Cookies allow websites to recognise your device when you make a return visit.

We use several types of cookies on the Noteable website. Some are essential, like cookies that make sure our website works properly with your browser. They always need to be on.

Some cookies you can opt out of or block completely. Opting out or blocking these cookies might affect how the website looks or works for you.

When you leave our website or click on links that take you to an external websites, we can’t control what cookies they set. They will have their own cookie policy and you will need to set your cookie preferences for those websites too.

Why and how we use cookies

There are three reasons why a cookie might be stored on your device when visiting

Strictly necessary cookies

Some cookies we place on your browser ensure that the service and sites delivers you information and services securely and optimally. You must accept these cookies to be able to make use of our online systems and access the EdIndex website.

EdIndex uses cookies to maintain session state (and user identity, where appropriate), which are required for using the service.

Functionality cookies

Some cookies enable websites to remember choices their users make, for example, username, language or text size. These cookies are known as “functionality cookies” and help to improve a user’s experience of a website by providing a more personalised service.

We currently use no functional cookies for the EdIndex service.

Performance cookies

We currently use no performance cookies for the EdIndex service.

Third party cookies

We currently use no third party services, or cookies, with the EdIndex service.

Cookies in the service

Cookie Duration Reason/Role Type session The service uses a load balancer to share lots of users across multiple [identical] computers behind the scenes. This load balancer sets a cookie to send you back to the same behind the scenes computer. Strictly necessary
sessionid session Used by the behind the scenes computer to know it's you Strictly necessary
csrftoken session Required by the behind the scenes computer because of the load balancer Strictly necessary

How to block cookies

Most browsers allow some control of cookies through browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit (opens in a new tab) or (opens in a new tab).