This site, like many others, uses small files called cookies to help customise your experience.

What are cookies?

‘Cookies’ are tiny text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari) when you visit our website. Most big websites or internet service providers do this too.

Cookies allow our site to remember your preferences  and play an important role in making the site work better for you. You can think of cookies as providing a “memory” for the website, enabling it to recognise a user and respond appropriately.

How do we use cookies?

A visit to our website may generate the following types of cookie:

Cookies set by our site

cookie-agreed: This cookie tells the site that you have consented to our cookie policy by clicking on our cookie compliance pop-up.

has_js: This cookie tells the site whether or not your browser has javascript available so that it is able to provide better interactivity.

Third Party and Analytics cookies

Our analytics partner uses cookies:

Cookies created by Matomo start with:





mtm_consent, mtm_consent_removed and mtm_cookie_consent: to track consent

matomo_ignore, when you exclude yourself from being tracked (opt-out) 

matomo_sessid, when you use the opt-out feature. It is important to note that this cookie doesn’t contain any data used to identify visitors and is considered an “Essential” cookie

We track the following using Matomo unless you opt out:

We do not collect data that can identify you, unless you fill in a contact form on the main site or are a registered user of Maxexam or Maxcourse.  All data is held on European servers.   

How do I turn cookies off?

Most browsers will allow you to control whether or not they accept cookies. Instructions for configuring cookie settings in some of the most popular browsers are available from these pages:

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