Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you find this acceptable. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect in some areas.

More about our Cookies

Third Party Cookies

Our site uses functionality from several third-party companies which use cookies:

  • Videos (vimeo and YouTube) – used in various locations on the site to deliver streaming video content.
  • Google Maps – for displaying of our learning centre and teaching locations
  • Other embeded content – for displaying various content from other sites.
  • WPML – a plugin which facilitates our multilingual site
  • Paypal – used for transcript payment and donations.

Social Website Cookies

To facilitate “liking” of content on things like Facebook, there are some locations on our site that include sharing buttons which utilize cookies for this feature.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies – Google Analytics

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

Privacy Policy

EuNC’s full privacy policy is available at https://www.eunc.edu/PrivacyPolicy.

 

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing a marketing agency based in Edinburgh.