How we use cookies

The European Community recently introduced legislation to protect the privacy of web users by limiting how websites can use cookies Centre of CPD Excellence is committed to protecting your privacy. As part of this commitment we are providing you with information about the cookies we use, so that you can make informed decisions.

WHAT ARE COOKIES

Cookies are small text files that our website(s) or services provided for us by other companies put on your computer. The information in them helps us to improve your experience of using our website and learning with us. Many of our cookies are deleted when you close your web browser. None of our cookies contain any of your personally identifiable information.

BECAUSE YOU ARE USING OUR WEBSITE(S) WE ASSUME THAT YOU ARE HAPPY FOR US TO USE COOKIES IN THIS WAY. 

 If you are not happy, then you should either not use our website(s), set your web browser to not accept cookies from Centre of CPD Excellence or use your web browser’s anonymous browsing setting (this is called ‘Incognito’ in Google Chrome, ‘InPrivate’ in Internet Explorer and ‘Private Browsing’ in Firefox).

For more information on cookies, how to control the use of them in your browser and how to browse the internet anonymously visit the All About Cookies website.

WHAT COOKIES CENTRE OF CPD EXCELLENCE USES:  
Session Cookies

 We use a number of session cookies to provide functionality including, but not limited to, remembering who you are when you have logged into our website(s), to identify you when you move from one Centre of CPD Excellence system to another, to greet you by name on screen, to optimise the effectiveness of our web servers and to remember the items you have put into our shopping basket.

We consider these cookies to be strictly necessary for the secure and efficient operation of our website(s) and make your experience of using them easier and quicker.

If these cookies are blocked or disabled then much of the functionality of our systems will be broken.

PERSISTENT COOKIES  

We use a number of persistent cookies to provide functionality including, but not limited to, returning you back to the last page, to show you content you had looked at on a previous visit to make it easier to find it again, to make sure you are only invited to complete a web survey occasionally and that you don’t see alerts or messages repeatedly during a single web visit.

If these cookies are blocked or disabled then our systems will still be usable, but the user experience will be severely degraded.