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Gold Edge Training respect the privacy of the information supplied to us by students and potential students.
All personal information held by us through the period of your study, will not be shared for marketing reasons with third parties. The only occasions when personal information will be shared with third parties will be as a direct requirement of your course e.g.
- Contact with AAT
- Examination Centres
- Resource Publishers (where books are required to be sent to your home)
What are Cookies?
A cookie is a simple file that is stored on your computer by a website server and is unique to that server. Cookies come in two forms; first party, these are provided by the website you are visiting to provide you with an easier passage around the site. The second form is third party cookies, these are provided by other websites who are advertising on the site you are visiting and again improve the experience of the advert. The information within a cookie can only be accessed by the website server that created it.
Purpose of Cookies:
A cookie has a number of purposes including allowing you to navigate the site you are visiting, permitting you to store your ‘likes’ within a site and generally improving your experience during the time you are on a site or when you revisit a site. A cookie remembers the information you have stored on the website whilst you navigate through and allows you to reference past information when you return to a site e.g. a wish list.
The Cookies we use:
Google Analytics (__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz)
Our online services, including mobile apps, use Google Analytics. This is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies in order to evaluate use of those services and compile a report for us. Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies.
For security reasons our online services may require this cookie to verify a secret, user-specific token in all form submissions and side-effect URLs to prevents CSRF (Cross-site request forgery). More information available at Wikipedia
This cookie is used to determine if a you are signed in (authenticated). The value is encrypted using the server machine key so looking at the cookie will not reveal any information.
ASP.NET_SessionId & MoodleSession
These cookies are used to identify you as a user between page loads. This allows us to remember certain settings, like which part of the website you were using before you requested course information. These cookies are destroyed each time you close your browser.
This cookie stores user preferences for customisation features and display features for our user support website.
This cookie stores user preferred display language for our user support website.
A login functionality cookie, that remembers your username for the next time you visit our learning management website. This auto-populates the username field on the log-in page on your next visit.