What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server. Only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier as well as the site name. Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting ("first party cookies") or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing ("third party cookies").
How are cookies used?
Categories of cookies
The cookies used by our website, or that will be used in the future, are classified as follows:
Explanations of each category and the cookies that Altior uses in each category are detailed next.
Some cookies are strictly necessary in order to enable you to move around the website and fully use its features. Without these cookies, we will not be able to provide certain features, such as automatically signing in to protected areas or booking a course online.
Name of Cookie
This is a temporary (session) cookie and is a randomly generated number. It is used to keep track of your order while booking a course on the Altior website and to allow you to log in to the Learning Hub area. This cookie is essential for both to function and as such is not optional for visitors who wish to book courses online. We do not store any financial information in this cookie. This session is deleted when you close the browser.
Performance cookies can be used to help us provide you with a better user experience. Information supplied by these cookies helps us to understand how our visitors use the Altior website so that we can improve how we present our content to you. They also allow us to test different design ideas for particular pages, such as the Altior homepage. We generally contract with independent measurement and research companies to perform these services for us and when this is the case, these cookies may be set by a third party company (third party cookies).
The Altior website does not currently use any functionality cookies but as and when they are used, they will be identified in a list here.
The Altior website does not currently use any targeting cookies but as and when they are used, they will be identified in a list here.
To support our content, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube, Twitter and Wufoo. As a result, when you visit a page containing such content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Altior does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party's website for more information.
You may also see embedded "share" buttons on the Altior web pages; these enable users to easily share content with their friends through a number of popular social networks. When you click on one of these buttons, a cookie may be set by the service you have chosen to share content through. Altior does not control the dissemination of these cookies. Examples currently on our website include:
The Altior website does not currently use any sharing cookies but as and when they are used, they will be identified in a list here.
What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set?
If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some functions of that website. To do this, please follow the instructions below which outline ’how to turn off cookies on your browser’. There are also instructions in each category of cookies above which give information on how to opt out of some individually, for example Google Analytics.
How to turn off cookies on your web browser for all websites?
All recent versions of popular browsers give users a level of control over cookies.
Users can set their browsers to accept or reject all, or certain, cookies. Users can also set their browser to prompt them each time a cookie is offered. The main browser types and instructions on how to turn off cookies for ALL sites, not just Altior, are available on the aboutcookies.org website.