Privacy and Cookie Policy


This Privacy Policy relates to Galactic Phonics as found at If you have any enquiries or concerns, or require any further clarification, please contact us.

General Visitors / Downloading Resources

Our web host ( provides us with an analytical tracking service that collects information from visitors to our site. This information includes:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address
  • browser type and settings
  • screen settings
  • referring page and exit page
  • operating system
  • keywords used to find us

We use this information to analyse trends and to track page popularity in order that we may provide a better service.

Note: This analytical tracking service does not use cookies. Visitors can be uniquely identified, for example by their IP address and browser strings. However, the IP address and browser string are saved anonymously so that they cannot be traced back to the individual visitors.

Use of Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the site.

The Cookies We Set – Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses cookies to serve more relevant ads based upon the websites you visit. For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

You may opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can opt out of some third party cookies by visiting

  • Google ReCAPTCHA uses immediate-expiration cookies to read and filter requests from bots.
  • Our shopping basket powered by DPD Digital uses a cookie to keep track of what has been added. For more detail, visit their Privacy Policy.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other sites which may be of interest. Please be aware that once you have used a link to leave our site, we do not have any control over the content or policies of any new site that you visit. A link to a website does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of any of the views or materials found there.

Buying Digital Downloads Through Our Site

We use a third-party payment management and download system ( to collect payment and deliver your purchases. This system, in turn, collects payment through Paypal, another very well-known and used third-party system. When you make a purchase through us, we are provided with:

  • your name (as provided to make your purchase)
  • your email address
  • the area from which your purchase was made (a broad area, not a specific address)
  • details about which product/products were purchased

At no point are we ever provided with any credit card details or other payment information. Our understanding is that Paypal uses industry-standard encryption technology to protect your credit card number from unauthorized use. By purchasing through us you understand and agree that we are in no way responsible for any misuse of your credit card number. For more details, visit their Privacy Policy.

Controlling your Personal Information

We do not sell, lease or distribute your personal information unless specifically requested by you or we are required by law to do so.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy as and when we feel it to be necessary. All modifications made will be posted on this page.

Last updated: April 13th 2023