Cookies policy

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites that you visit. Your computer recognises and accepts these files automatically, so that the website you’re visiting works more efficiently. Cookies can also provide marketing and commercial information to the site owners.

Independent Assessment Services collects information about your use of the website from cookies.

Web analytics cookies

These cookies are delivered to and managed by Google Inc. They are logged on your first visit and are re-validated during each visit to our site to allow us to generate web statistics on site usage. This information enables us to improve your experience on our website.

Google uses first party cookies, meaning that they cannot be used by any other site.

Using Google Analytics enables us to improve the service we provide to you.

Please note: these cookies do NOT contain any personal data and are only used by Independent Assessment Services for analytic purposes to improve the service we provide to you on this site.

Managing cookies

There are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in the browser you are using. Below you will find some examples on how to manage your browser cookie settings. For more information about how to manage cookies please visit

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, & 9.0

  1. Click on 'Tools' in your browser menu and select 'Internet Options'.
  2. Click the 'Privacy' tab.
  3. Under 'Settings' move the slider to the top to block all cookies or the bottom to allow all cookies.
  4. Click 'OK'.

Google Chrome

  1. Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select 'Settings'.
  3. Click ‘Show advanced settings’.
  4. Go to the “Privacy” section, click the ‘Content settings’ button.
  5. To enable cookies look in the “cookies” section and make sure ‘Allow local data to be set’ is selected. This will allow first-party and third-party cookies. If you only want to accept first-party cookies, select the 'Block all third-party cookies without exception'.
  6. To block all cookies, look in the “cookies” section and select 'Block sites from setting any data'. This will also prevent most sites that require you to sign in from working. To block third-party cookies, select the 'Block third-party cookies and site data'. Even if you have a site added to your exceptions list and allowed its cookies, the site's third-party cookies will not be accepted.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. In the browser menu and select ‘Options’.
  2. Select the Privacy panel.
  3. Set 'Firefox will:' to 'Use custom setting for history'.
  4. To accept cookies check all boxes, uncheck to disable them.


  1. In Opera select 'Quick Preferences'.
  2. To enable cookies check 'Enable Cookies.
  3. To disable cookies uncheck 'Enable Cookies'


  1. Choose 'Safari' in the broswer menu select the 'Preferences' option.
  2. Click 'Security'.
  3. To enable and disable cookies look in the 'Accept cookies' section and choose how you want Safari to handle cookies.

To find further information search for cookies in your browser 'help' in your browser menu or visit