Our Cookie Policy

Always share your cookies. 

And chocolate chip takes priority over all else.


But really, the following policy is a standard Cookies policy by SEQ Legal LLP and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.

It is based on a work at Contractology.

About cookies

This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Code for Australia's use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. 

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers. 

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.


Cookies on our website

Code for Australia uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:


  • Authentication, Personalization and Security: Cookies help us verify your account and device, so we can make it easier for you to complete transactions on our site.

  • Performance and Analytics. Cookies help us analyse how our pages are being accessed and used, and enable us to track their performance. For example, we use cookies to determine if you viewed a page or opened an email. This helps us provide you with information that you find interesting. 

  • Third Party Advertising. We partner with third party publishers, advertising networks and service providers to manage our ads on other sites. Our third party partners may set cookies on your device or browser to gather information about your activities on sites you visit, in order to provide you with Code for Australia ads. For example, if you visit Code for Australia and also use a social media platform, you may see a Code for Australia ad in your social media newsfeed or timeline.


Google cookies

Code for Australia uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google's privacy policy is available here


Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.  In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.  

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites, including Code for Australia's.