Cookies policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data placed on your computer or mobile device when you enter a website.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies remember users who have previously visited a website, distinguish them from other users and record browsing activity. This knowledge is then used to deliver information, products, services, and ads relevant to users, and hopefully provide an enhanced user experience. Cookies also provide helpful information on how a service or product is being used, which can used to improve the product or service.

Why does SkillAdviser® use cookies?

SkillAdviser® uses cookies and similar technologies to improve your experience. We remember your device and provide you with a user experience that is relevant to you and your preferences. We may use cookies to gather information on how you use SkillAdviser® and use this knowledge to enhance the user experience and content for you. We may use cookies or similar technologies to serve advertising that is aligned with your interests. These technologies may be able to track the way your device has been used to browse on other sites or services in addition to SkillAdviser®. This information may be provided to advertisers and advertising networks to enable them to serve relevant advertising, and to evaluate the effectiveness of an ad campaign.

By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

How long do they remain on my device?

There are two types of cookie. “Session” cookies (sometimes called in-memory cookies or transient cookies) exist in a temporary memory only and remain on your device until you stop browsing. “Persistent” cookies outlast user sessions and will stay on your mobile device or computer until they are removed or expire.

First-party cookies and third-party cookies

First-party cookies are those cookies belonging to SkillAdviser®.
 
Third-party cookies are those cookies belonging to another party, that are placed on your device as a result of your use of SkillAdviser®. Examples include our business partners who may place a third-party cookie on your device so they can serve advertisements relevant to you as you browse the internet, away from SkillAdviser®. Please also note that third parties (for example advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, and that we have no control over this.
 
You can block cookies by activating the setting in your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser setting to block all cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
 
If you wish to know more about cookies and how advertisers use information gathered through cookies visit www.youronlinechoices.com or www.allaboutcookies.org.