What is a Cookie?
A 'cookie' is a small software file stored temporarily or placed on your computer's hard drive. The main purpose of a cookie is to allow a web server to identify a user's computer and web browser, and tailor web pages and/or login information to their preferences. Cookies help us promptly display the information needed to use the capabilities of the Service and other information which we consider to be of interest to visitors to the Cambridge English Support Site and users for the Service. By gathering and remembering information about website preferences through cookies, we can provide a better web and marketing experience. Cookies don't give us access to users' computers, and the information we collect through cookies doesn't include personal information.
What are they used for?
We utilize session cookies, which allow us to uniquely identify your browser while you are logged in and to process your online transactions. Session cookies disappear from your computer when the web browser is closed or computer is turned off. We also utilize persistent cookies to identify Cambridge English Support Site users and make it easier for them to log into and use the Service. Persistent cookies remain on computers after the web browser is closed or the computer is turned off.
We utilize various categories of cookies, which are summarized below along with the options available to you to manage them.
- Essential: Essential cookies are those that are critical to the functionality of the Service. We use these cookies to keep users logged into the Service and remember relevant information when the user returns to the Service.
- Functional: We use functional cookies to track users activities in the Service, understand their preferences and improve their user experience. These cookies can also be used to remember configurations of the Service that our customers can customize.
- Statistical: We engage third party providers to serve a variety of marketing cookies that enable us to track and analyze usage, navigational and other statistical information from visitors to the Cambridge English Support Site. This information does not include personal information though we may re-associate this information with personal information we have collected when it is received.
How do I opt out?
- Click here to learn more about the Private Browsing setting and cookie setting in FireFox;
- Click here to learn more about Incognito and cookie setting in Chrome;
- Click here to learn more about InPrivate and cookie setting in Internet Explorer; or
- Click here to learn more about Private Browsing and cookie setting in Safari.
Where can I find more information?
If you want to learn more about cookies, or how to control or delete them, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance. In addition, certain third party advertising networks, including Google, permit users to opt out of or customize preferences associated with your internet browsing. To learn more about this feature from Google, click here. Please note that if you do elect to disable your web browsers ability to accept cookies, you may not be able to access or take advantage of many features of the Service.
Many jurisdictions require or recommend that website operators inform users as to the nature of cookies they utilize and, in certain circumstances, obtain the consent of their users to the placement of certain cookies. If you require more specific information as to the nature of the cookies utilized in the Service for purposes of fulfilling these obligations, please contact us by email at email@example.com.