Cookie Policy

PLYTIME Limited (“we”, “our” or “PLYTIME”) is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our Website and all visitors who access our Website or services through any mobile application (together, “Website”). In this Cookie Policy, references to “you” and “your” are references to the user visiting the Website.

When you first visit our Website, we ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this Cookie Policy. By using our website and agreeing to this Cookie Policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

We reserve the right to modify this policy without notice by posting any changes on our Website. Your continued use of the Website is taken as meaning that you agree to such changes or updates.

1. What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that some websites store via the browser on Your computer’s hard drive when You visit them. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the Site. Some expire at the end of Your session on the Site, others will remain on Your computer for a little longer. When You return to websites or visit websites that use the same cookies, these cookies and therefore Your browsing device, are recognised.

Cookies do lots of different and useful jobs such as letting You navigate between pages efficiently, remembering Your preferences and generally improving Your browsing experience. Cookies can also be used to customise areas of content online to be more relevant to You and Your interests. We use cookies on our Site to make Your browsing experience better. By using this Site, You accept our use of cookies.

2. PLYTIME Cookies

Some cookies are set directly by our Website. These cookies are set by the domain

These cookies are essential for the operation of our Website. They enable you to move around our Website and use its features such as accessing secure areas. These cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.

3. Third Party Cookies

Essential Third Party cookies

Our Website incorporates elements from other sites. Some of these are essential for providing the core functionality of our Website including secure payments, chat facility, parts of our online Focus 15™ and Spotlight tutoring sessions. Cookies from the following domains are essential for this functionality:

  • stripe
  • twilio
  • google
  • vimeo
  • wordpress
  • google analytics
  • wordfence
  • siteground
  • twitter
  • facebook
  • google captcha
  • tidio
  • complianz

Optional Third Party cookies

Some third party cookies help to provide functionality on our Website that enable us to learn how to improve our website or to enable you to share with social media. You can still use the core functionality of our Website if you block these cookies, but some functionality would not work. Cookies from the following domains are used to provide this functionality:

  • elementor
  • google fonts
  • instagram
  • wistia
  • vimeo
  • google adsense
  • trustpilot

PLYTIME does not control how third parties use cookies, therefore you should refer to the relevant sites own cookie policy to understand how they use cookies.

4. Controlling Cookies

Our Website will not work without PLYTIME cookies or those Essential Third Party cookies listed above.  The core functionality of our Website will continue to work if the Optional Third Party cookies are blocked.

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Save preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy. 

Web browsers allow you to block or delete the cookies set by our Website or by third parties.  Instructions on how to block cookies in popular browsers can be found at About Cookies

5. More About Cookies

You can manage these small files and learn more about them from the Directgov article: Internet Browser cookies – what they are and how to manage them