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Cookies Policy

Updated: Aug 30, 2022

 

The Education in Ireland Africa Team ("we", "us" or "our"), want to ensure that your visit to our website is smooth, reliable and as useful to you as possible. Subject to your consent where required by applicable law, we use cookies and similar technologies (“cookies”) to help us improve the use and functionality of the website and to understand how visitors use the website and the tools and services offered on it.

Please also see our Privacy policy for further details about the ways in which we collect and use your personal data.

 

1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small data files that are stored in your web browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you visit a website. Cookies serve a number of purposes like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, interests or log in details, and generally improving your experience.

 

2. DO WE USE COOKIES?

Yes, we use cookies to make the website work and enhance the visitor experience. On the website all cookies are turned on by default and they will be stored for at least a month before you will be notified again of the presence of cookies.

 

3. WHY DO WE USE COOKIES?

We use cookies for the following purposes:

• To make the website work

• To customise your visit.

• To improve our website.

• To save a visitor's recent searches to save them time when revisiting our Website.

• To provide visitors with advertising that is relevant (third parties are involved in providing this).

• To analyse and compile collected data to build a profile about visitors.

 

4. WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE?

 

General Information

Source (Where cookies come from)

First Party Cookies: These cookies are provided by us and used by various features on our Website. Examples may include customising a visitor's visit, providing statistical information, and verifying a visitor's identity for security purposes.

Third Party Cookies: These cookies are provided by “Third Party” vendors who provide products and features we have integrated into our Website. Examples include social media sites, ad networks, and security systems.

Expiration (How long cookies last)

Session Cookies: These cookies are added when a visitor starts to browse our Website or interacts with a specific feature and are deleted when the browser is closed.

Persistent Cookies: These cookies are added when a visitor starts to browse our Website or interacts with a specific feature, but may remain stored on your Device until a certain termination date is reached (in terms of minutes, days or years from the creation/update of the cookie).

 

Type (What application uses the cookie)

Necessary cookies: Necessary cookies are required in order to ensure the website functions properly. These cookies do not collect information from your computer and they typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify you.

User experience: These cookies help improve your experience on this website. These cookies are often set to remember user preferences especially between visits on the website.

Analytical cookies: Analytical cookies to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. These cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.

Marketing cookies: These cookies are generally set as a result of some embedded content such as a video, a social media share or a like button. These cookies are set to help improve the user experience on the website. These are often set to remember user preferences especially between visits on the website.

5. MANAGING AND DISABLING COOKIES

You can disable the cookies placed and retained on your device. The privacy policy and this Cookie Policy are provided to be transparent about our practices regarding the use of cookies and to allow you the opportunity to make an informed choice.

On the website all cookies are turned on by default and they will be stored for at least a month before you will be notified again of the presence of cookies.

You can disable our website cookies from being stored on your device by following the instructions on the Cookies and You website

Please note if you limit the ability of the Website to set cookies, this may prevent you from using certain features of our website properly and your user experience – which will no longer be personalised for you – may deteriorate.

 

6. WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES?

You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following information websites:

www.aboutcookies.org

www.allaboutcookies.org

Amendments to this Notice

We will post any changes to our Cookie Notice on the website and when doing so will change the effective date at the top of this Cookie Notice. We will also update our Cookie Tool.