A cookie is a small computer file that may be downloaded to your computer's hard drive when you visit a website. Cookies are harmless files that can help improve your experience of using a website because, among other things, they help us to:
- understand your browsing habits;
- respond to you as an individual by tailoring our operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences;
- monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not;
- understand the number of visitors to our Sites so that we can analyse data about web traffic to help us improve our Sites
A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Most cookies are ‘session cookies’, which are deleted as soon as you close your browser. Others, called ‘persistent cookies’, are stored on your computer until you delete them or they expire.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Declining cookies will prevent you from using key elements of our courses and other services.
We use a set of cookies that are critical to the functionality of our websites. They are used to keep a participant logged in to the site and to remember previous activity when the participant returns to a course.
We may use a set of cookies to track visitors’ use of our websites for the purpose of improving their website experience. They track the visitor’s navigation of our websites so that we can understand where they joined it, the pages they visited, where they left, and any pages they experienced problems.
OnLineTraining websites and courses may contain links to external websites for the purposes of resources, research materials and further support. OnLineTraining is not responsible for the content or privacy and cookie policies of these websites. It is your responsibility to check and accept these policies.
Additionally, we use a third party streaming service, called Vimeo, to display video material on our websites and in our courses. It is your responsibility to check and accept Vimeo’s privacy and cookies policies.
If you need any further information about cookies, such as how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage, delete and turn them off, please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org (please note these are external websites and OnLineTraining Ltd is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on these websites).