WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Our websites, email messages and advertisements may use “cookies” and other technologies.
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, smartphone or any other device optimized for the Internet when visiting a website. This text file stores information that can be read by the website when visiting it again at a later date being understood that can be distinguished:
Session cookies: only stored on your computer during your web session and automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any information from your computer; or
Persistent cookies: stored as a file on your computer and remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. For instance we use persistent cookies such as Google Analytics and for personalisation (see below).
Some of these cookies are necessary because otherwise the website is unable to function properly. Cookies are also used to optimise the performance of the website.
Other cookies are convenient for the visitor: they remember your username in a secure way as well as your language preferences, for example. PhillyGradCoach uses such cookies to help us provide you with a better user experience tailored to your personal preferences. By using cookies we make sure that you do not receive or need to enter the same information every single time you visit the website.
Information collected by cookies and other technologies are most of the time non-personal information. However, to the extent that Internet Protocol (IP) addresses or similar identifiers are considered personal information by certain laws, we also treat these identifiers as personal data. Similarly, to the extent that non-personal information is combined with personal data, we treat the combined information as personal data for the purposes of this privacy notice
PREVENT COOKIES FROM BEING STORED ON YOUR COMPUTER
For certain cookies, your consent will be required. More generally, you can manage the settings in your browser. Usually, your browser’s help section will provide information on how to change your cookie settings. You can find detailed information on how to change your browser settings by clicking here.
When you save your cookies settings, they should also apply to your future visits to the Site. However, for technical reason beyond our control, this cannot be guaranteed.
Your attention is drawn to the fact that our cookies improve your browsing experience on the website and allow you to access to certain secure areas where necessary. Where this is the case, certain website functions may be altered or blocked. If you would like to accept PhillyGradCoach’s cookies but block our partners’ cookies, you can set your browser to block third party cookies.
SPECIFIC COOKIES WE USE
Cookies may be set either by our website or by a third-party website. The tables below identify the cookies we use and explain the purposes for which they are used. However, we continue to collect information about third-party cookies and the tables below are based on the work completed to date. Accordingly, we may update the information contained in this section from time to time.