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Cookie Policy

1. Definition

Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit our site and are used to make the users experience more efficient.

We are able to store cookies on your computer where they are necessary for the operation of the site however, for non-essential cookies we need your permission.

You can learn more about cookies and their function by visiting an information website such as

2. How we use Cookies

We use cookies to recognise you and your preferences, improve our site’s performance and collect analytical information for ourselves and our business partners. Without the knowledge gained we would not be able to provide the service we do.

3. ’Session’ and ‘Persistent’ Cookies

‘Session cookies’ allow us to track your actions during a single browsing session, but they do not remain on your device afterwards.

‘Persistent cookies’ remain on your device between sessions. We use them to authenticate you and to remember your preferences. We can also use them to balance the load on our servers and improve your experience on our site.

Session and persistent cookies can be either first or third party cookies. A first-party cookie is set by the website being visited; a third-party cookie is set by a different website. Both types of cookie may be used by us or our business partners.

Please note that third parties may also use cookies over which we have no control.

Cookies we use are from third party companies, such as Google Analytics (Google Inc) or Font Awesome.

Google Analytics use cookies to  help us analyse how users use the site and to count the number of people who use the site so we can give you a better user experience. Google Analytics stores your IP address anonymously and neither Data Learning or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information. Google’s cookie policy can be found by clicking here

We used Font Awesome’s content delivery network to load icons. Font Awesome uses the services of Cloudfare to detect malicious visitors to their Customers’ website and minimise blocking legitimate users. Cloudfare’s cookie policy can be found by clicking here.


pll_languageThis cookie is set by Polylang plugin for WordPress powered websites. The cookie stores the language code of the last browsed page.1 yearFunctionality
__cfduidThe cookie is used by cdn services like CloudFare for its customer Font Awesome. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It anonymises end user IP addresses using a one-way hash of certain values so they cannot be personally identified. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.30 daysStrictly Necessary
_gat_gtag_UA_149740573_1This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to distinguish users.1 minutePerformance
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.1 dayPerformance
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.2 yearsPerformance

We use cookies to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our websites. We will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary. We maintain specific records management and retention policies and procedures, so that personal data are deleted after a reasonable time according to the following retention criteria:

  • We retain your data as long as we have an ongoing relationship with you (in particular, if you have an account with us).
  • We will only keep the data while your account is active or for as long as needed to provide services to you.
  • We retain your data for as long as needed in order to comply with our global legal and contractual obligations.

4. Disclaimer

All our cookies are categorised by the role they fulfil on our website:

  1. Strictly Necessary: these are essential to enable you to move around our website and use features such as secure services. Without these cookies such services could not be provided;
  2. Functionality: allow the website to remember your choices and to personal certain features. These cookies may be anonymised and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites; and
  3. Performance: collect information as to how users use the website. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. The information collected is aggregated and used to improve our website.
  4. None of the cookies employed are classified as Behavioural Targeting.

If at any time you wish to disable our cookies, you may do so through the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable or delete our cookies that will prevent certain important areas and features of our service from functioning properly. (but if you do so you will not be able to use certain important features of our service). You can find additional information at

[Notwithstanding, the audit undertaken regarding our cookies, it is possible we may have missed one from our list above. If you happen to find one that is being set on our site, please let us know.]

You can revoke your consent at any time using the revoke consent button.


To opt-out of Google Analytics measurement for all sites, even sites whose source code we do not control, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.


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