POLICY IN EFFECT AS OF: 01/2023
2. WHAT ARE COOKIES
When you visit websites, small text files called cookies are stored on the device you use to access the website, such as your computer, mobile phone, or tablet. The main purpose of cookies is to remember your actions and preferences over a certain period of time, so you don’t have to enter your preferences every time you visit the website or navigate different parts of it. These cookies are stored on your device, and when you revisit our website, they are activated and sent back to our website. This allows our website to recognize your computer or device and provide you with the best possible user experience.
Some cookies are necessary for the operation of our website and are essential for its functionality. For all other types of cookies, we require your explicit consent before they are used. Cookies that may contain personal data, such as your IP address, are only used if you have given your consent or if their use is necessary for the functioning of our website.
3. TYPES OF COOKIES
3.1. Purpose of cookies
Cookies can generally be categorised based on their purpose:
3.1.1. Primary (essential) cookies:
These cookies are necessary for the functioning of our website. Without them, our website would not be able to operate as expected. They enable basic functionalities and provide technical and security features.
3.1.2. Functional cookies:
Also known as analytical, functional, or performance cookies, these cookies collect data that is analysed by the Academy at a later time. They help us understand website traffic and how visitors have reached our site. This information allows us to improve our website and enhance your user experience. Functional cookies may include third-party cookies, which are used by our business partners for their specific needs.
3.1.3. Performance cookies:
These cookies enable us to gather information about site visits and assist in measuring and improving the performance of our website. By analysing these cookies, we can identify the most popular sections of our website and understand how visitors navigate through it. If you choose not to accept these cookies, we will not have knowledge of when you visited our website, and we will be unable to track your use. In some cases, these cookies may be sent to independent third parties who are engaged to carry out and manage the mentioned analyses.
3.2. Duration of cookies
Session cookies (temporary cookies):
Session cookies, also known as temporary cookies, are stored in the device’s memory only during the visitor’s active browsing session on the website. These cookies are not retained after the visitor leaves the website or closes the internet browser, such as Google Chrome. The purpose of session cookies is to enable the website to recognize and remember the visitor’s actions and preferences during their session, ensuring a seamless and personalised browsing experience. Once the browsing session ends, session cookies are automatically deleted from the device’s memory.
3.3. Origin of cookies
3.3.1. First-party cookies:
These cookies are set by us as the owner of the website. They are used to enhance the functionality of the website and provide a personalised experience for visitors.
3.3.2. Third-party cookies:
These cookies are set by third parties, such as our contractual partners or internet service providers, including Google. As the website owner, we do not have control over the placement of these cookies. Third-party cookies are often used for marketing and analytical purposes. We recommend referring to the corresponding privacy policies or cookie information of these third parties. For visitors from the European Union, you can learn more about the use of marketing cookies by third parties on the page http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ .
The table below presents a detailed list of cookies used on our website, indicating whether they are first-party or third-party cookies. For third-party cookies, we recommend referring to the respective privacy policies of those third parties to understand how your data is processed.
5.DISABLEMENT AND DELETION OF COOKIES
With the exception of necessary cookies, you have the option to disable all other cookie categories either through the cookie window on this page or by adjusting the settings of your internet browser.
To disable specific categories of cookies on the home screen, simply select or remove the checkmark associated with that particular category. Alternatively, you can access the “Cookie Settings” option to change your cookie preferences at any time.
Furthermore, you can customise your cookie settings through your internet browser. Please note that most browsers are typically set to accept all cookies by default. If you’re unsure how to change the cookie settings on your specific browser, you can contact the user centre or support of the browser you are using, such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, or Opera.
If you wish to delete the cookies stored on your device, you can do so at any time. You can refer to the instructions for your device or internet browser for detailed guidance on how to perform this action.
For additional information about cookies, their usage, and how to disable them, you can visit the website http://www.aboutcookies.org/ .
6. YOUR RIGHTS AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA IN GENERAL
If you have any further questions or need clarification, please feel free to contact us.
Considering that cookies are a dynamic category, we understand that there may be changes over time in the information provided in the tables. We make it a priority to regularly update the tables and ensure that you are informed about any changes. This way, you can stay up to date with the latest information regarding the cookies used on our website.
If you have any questions or concerns about the cookies or any changes made, please don’t hesitate to contact us at email [email protected].