TYPES OF COOKIES: there are four categories of Cookies:

NECESSARY COOKIES

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around websites or online properties and use their features, such as accessing secure areas of a website. Without these cookies, GlobalEnglish cannot provide services you have asked for, like secure login areas, shopping baskets or e-billing.

PERFORMANCE (OR ANALYTICS) COOKIES

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website or online property, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that the actual identity (e.g. first and last name) of a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They are only used to improve how a website or other online property works. We generally contract with independent research and measurement companies, such as Google Analytics, to provide these services on our behalf and these third parties also have their own privacy policies. For further information about Google Analytics, and for links to Google’s Privacy Policy and an opt-out tool for Google Analytics, go to www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html. By using this Site you agree we may place these types of cookies on your device.

FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES

These cookies allow the website or online property to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

ADVERTISING COOKIES

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They also help limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website or online property operator's permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Quite often advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization. In certain countries GlobalEnglish may partner with third party online advertising and analytics companies to tailor and deliver advertisements, products, services, and promotions on GlobalEnglish Properties, as well as other online properties which we do not control. To help select the ads of greatest interest to you, these companies may use cookies, Flash technology, and similar technologies to collect and track information such as demographic data (e.g., gender, occupation, etc.), aggregated information, search keywords, geo-location and device-related data (for example, browser type, language, IP address, time/date) to select advertisements that are more relevant to your interests, to better personalize the experience for you and tailor advertisements. In some instances, third-parties may also use cookies or similar technologies to collect anonymized or device-related information about your visits to GlobalEnglish Properties in order to provide third party advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you.

GlobalEnglish may use and share anonymized or aggregated information obtained from cookies with third parties such as Vendors or advertising partners. An example of the use of such information would be creating interest categories or segments based on region, preferences, or a combination. We may also share personal and non-personally identifiable information obtained from cookies with third parties such as Vendors or advertising networks in order to permit them to provide services on our behalf or to partner with us in selecting and serving advertisements for us or our advertising partners.

Social Network Sites

If you have signed in to a social networking site, such as Facebook, it may have set a cookie on your device which recognizes you when you view content on our websites and other online properties. These cookies allow you to share content across social media via the use of sharing settings. See your social networking site's terms of use and privacy policy for details.

More Information

If you would like to find out more about cookies you may find the following link useful:
http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

Managing Cookies & Do Not Track Options: You can review your options to manage cookies by:

  • by clicking on the opt out links provided in the Cookie List below
  • by opening the "Help" menu on the browser menu bar. Most browsers will tell you how you can disable or delete cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent to your computer.
  • visiting http://networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp and/or http://youronlinechoices.com for choices to opt out of advertising

If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites and other products and services (including sign in).

Permission to Use Cookies: By using GlobalEnglish sites you agree, and we will assume you consent, to receive cookies unless you manage your cookie choices by one of the means set out above.

Please also note that the use of information obtained by third party providers listed in Appendix 1 below through cookies placed by them is also subject to their own privacy policies. Information collected by cookies may be associated with your registration account or user profile.

Flash cookies, web beacons, IP addresses: Adobe Flash Player is an application that allows sites to deploy dynamic web content. Adobe Flash and similar applications use technology to remember settings, preferences, and usage in ways that are similar to browser cookies, but are managed through a different interface than your web browser. You can access your Flash management tools from http://www.adobe.com/ directly to manage your cookie settings. From time to time, we may use web beacons (or clear GIFs) on our websites or other online properties or include them in the e-mail messages we send you. Web beacons (also known as "web bugs") are small strings of code that provide a method of delivering a graphic image on a web page or in an email message for the purpose of transferring data. We use web beacons for many purposes, including site traffic reporting, unique visitor counts, advertising and email auditing and reporting, and personalization. We also keep track of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. An IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer every time you log on to the Internet.

Cookies List: Your GlobalEnglish site may contain the following third party Performance (or Analytics) and Advertising cookies. Please follow the links below for details of the Privacy Policies and Opt Out Choices offered by these third parties. Please also see the Cookies section above for further options available to manage cookies.

ONLINE PROPERTY THIRD PARTY COOKIES THIRD PARTY PRIVACY POLICIES AND OPT OUT CHOICES
Websites Google Analytics https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Apps for mobile phones and tablets Ghostery https://www.ghosteryenterprise.com/mobile-app-privacy-statement/