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INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ZURICH NORTH –  COOKIE NOTICE

1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?

1.1 A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. To find out more about cookies, visit  www.aboutcookies.org.

2. ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

2.1 Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

2.2 When you visit our website, we may automatically collect the following information:

2.2.1 technical information, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and

2.2.2 information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our website (including date and time); pages you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our number.

3. COOKIES WE USE AND WHY

3.1 Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or make use of e-billing services.

3.2 Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

3.3 Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.

3.4 Marketing cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising around the web more relevant to you. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

3.5 You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose More Information
PHP Session ID PHPSESSID A random unique number or string of letters and numbers. As you browse around the pages on this site, the session cookie tells the website that you are the same person requesting the webpages, and not a new visitor to each page. This cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.
Wordfence Security Cookies wordfence_verifiedHuman

wfvt_XXXXXX

Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to protect the site against malicious attacks.
Google Analytics Cookie _ga Used to distinguish users https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
Google Analytics Cookie _gac_<property-id> Contains campaign related information for the user. https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
Google Analytics Cookie __utma
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__utmz__utmv
Several cookies are set but all serve the same purpose: to see how people reached the site and used it, including search terms used and referring sites. https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies
Google Maps Cookie S
PREF NID
This is a unique identifier used by Google applications to store user preferences. https://policies.google.com/technologies/types
Lucky Orange Cookie _lo_u Tell if the user is a unique visitor to the site. https://help.luckyorange.com/article/173-what-cookies-does-lucky-orange-set
Lucky Orange Cookie _lo_rid

lo_session_in

The user’s recording ID. This is auto extended as the visitor visits pages. https://help.luckyorange.com/article/173-what-cookies-does-lucky-orange-set
Lucky Orange Cookie _lo_v Total number of visits from this user. https://help.luckyorange.com/article/173-what-cookies-does-lucky-orange-set
Lucky Orange Cookie __lotr Original Referrer the visitor came to the site from. https://help.luckyorange.com/article/173-what-cookies-does-lucky-orange-set
Ad Tracking Cookie utm_source
utm_medium
utm_campaign
utm_term
utm_content
These cookies are used to store information about the ad referral networks.
facebook.com fr Facebook is an online social media and social networking service https://en-gb.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
http://bing.com
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Bing is a web search engine owned and operated by Microsoft. https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-gb/privacystatement
google.com NID Google is a technology company specialising in internet-related services and products. https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/

 
4. WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER THIRD PARTY COOKIES

4.1 Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.  These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

4.2 Our website may also contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers, suppliers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own cookie notices and privacy notices and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these notices.  Please check these notices before you submit any personal data to these websites.

5. How do I change my cookie settings?

5.1 Generally, browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find information relating to the browser you are using, please visit the browser developer’s website, below are links to some of the most common browsers:

6. WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU BLOCK COOKIES?

6.1 You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.  However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site and your user experience may be seriously downgraded whilst browsing the site.

7. EXPIRY OF COOKIES

7.1 When we send a cookie, we instruct your browser to keep that cookie for a certain period of time, for example, we may instruct your browser to keep the cookie for the period you are on the website; this is known as a “session cookie”. You can override the cookie expiration periods set by us, or any other website, by changing your cookie settings.  If you do not change your settings, then, all cookies set by us will expire after 6 months. Default expiration settings will vary for third-party cookies; you can find out more about these by following the links in section 3.5.

8. CONTACT US

8.1 If you have any questions regarding this Cookie Notice please contact servicedesk@cognita.co.uk.