This policy is applicable to all individuals who visit our website and to all information collected by means of the cookies.
3. What is a Cookie?
Cookies are a feature of web browser software that allows web servers to temporarily store information within your browser. They are generally used to make websites work, to keep track of your movements within the website, to remember your login details, and for similar activities. Cookies are sent to the originating website on subsequent visit or to another website that recognizes the specific cookie. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies. Cookies allow websites to recognize the device through which the website is accessed. Cookies can be used to store your preferences and past actions which can further be used to provide specific functionalities or options suited to your preferences, thus improving your website experience. Cookies cannot access any other information on your computer. Of course, by changing the options on your web browser or using certain software programs, you can control and delete how and whether cookies will be accepted by your browser. You can also edit your browser options to choose not to receive cookies in the future.
4. Types of cookies
There are different types of cookies, and they can be distinguished on the basis of their origin, function and lifespan. Important characteristics of cookies include the following:
a) First Party Cookies are cookies that are stored by the website you are visiting, while third party cookies are stored by a website other than the one you are visiting.
b) Necessary cookies are critical to allow the technical operation of a website (e.g., they enable you to move around on a website and to use its features).
c) Performance cookies collect data on the performance of a website such as the number of visitors, the time spent on the website and error messages.
d) Functionality cookies increase the usability of a website by remembering your choices. These are also used to recognise you when you return to the website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, language, region, login, and so on).
e) Targeting/advertising cookies are cookies that record your visit to the Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. This information is used to make the Website more relevant to your interests to send you personalized advertising.
f) Session cookies are temporary cookies that are erased once you close your browser while persistent or permanent cookies stay on your device until you manually delete them or until your browser deletes them based on the duration period specified in the persistent cookie file.
5. Information collected and our purpose for using cookies and other technologies
In order to help us maintain and improve our service to you, Startup Group website, online services and applications uses ‘cookies’ to collect information related to your use of the website. Cookies may also be used to carry out transactions and disabling them may affect the functionality of this website.
- We collect the information you provide on our website for the sole purpose of interaction only, i.e. to provide any further information about the courses and clarify any enquires you may have regarding the course.
6. Analytics Tools
At present, we do not use any analytics tools / third party technologies like Google Analytics to collect and analyse cookies.
7. Controlling cookies
Most internet browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. Depending on your browser, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can set it to refuse them. If you do not want to receive cookies, most browsers allow you to control cookies through their setting preferences. Disabling cookies may impact your experience on our website. If you use different devices to access our website, you will need to ensure that each browser of each device is set to your cookie preference.
To learn more about cookies and how to disable them, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/stop-cookies-installed.html
8. Changes to the policy
This policy is effective as of 1st May 2020. We reserve the right to update or change this policy at any time, and we will provide you with the updated policy when we make any substantial updates at the earliest either through email or by providing a prominent policy of change on the website. You should check the policy periodically. Your continued use of the website after we post any modifications to the policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified policy.