Cookies are data files that are transferred from a web server to the Website visitor’s computer, in order to keep statistics. Cookies are an industry standard used by most websites to facilitate the user’s repeated access to a website and its use through the personalisation of the service provided as they can store the personal choices of the user. Cookies are not harmful to the user’s computer system or its files, and apart from the user himself, only the website from which a particular cookie has been transferred to his or her computer can read, modify it or delete it. If the user / visitor does not wish his or her information to be collected through cookies, he or she can use the settings available to most web browsers with which they can delete existing cookies and choose to either automatically reject future cookies or to decide on the rejection or acceptance of every particular cookie of the Website to their computer. It should be noted, however, that discarding cookies may result in making it more difficult or impossible to use certain parts of the Website, and / or that there is a change in its intended appearance and operation, as a permanent connection will be required.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website such as the training platform.
- Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region)
We do not share the information collected by the cookies with any third parties.
The user / visitor of this Website may set up his/her web browser in such a way that it either warns him/her for the use of ‘cookies’ regarding certain services or it prohibits the acceptance of ‘cookies’ in any case. In case that the user / visitor of these services and pages does not wish to use ‘cookies’ for his or her recognition, he or she may have limited access to some of the services, uses or functions provided by this Website.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
- In Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
- In Firefox (version 44) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
- In Chrome (version 48), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
You can choose which analytical, functionality and targeting cookies we can set by amending the relevant settings on your profile. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
- In Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so here);
- In Firefox (version 44), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
In Chrome (version 48), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.