Cookie Policy

From any point after you have entered our website we may collect information about your computer, including where available operating system and browser type, for user analysis. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual, unless that information has been given by a user with informed consent.
We may obtain information about your general Internet usage by using a cookie file, which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. In summary, the cookies we use enable us:

To estimate our general audience size and how they use our site
To recognise you when you return to our site
To store information about your preferences to allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests
To speed up your searches

We will also permit certain third parties to collect cookies during the time you use our website. In summary, the cookies will enable us to:

Track the first and last pages you visit and your total number of visits to the website
Track how long you spend on any page existing within our website
Track how you have been visiting the website
Track how you came to access the website including any keyword searches, search engine information or referrer
Track the resources that you access.

The following is a table of Cookies used on this website, their purpose and use. If you do not wish these Cookies to be collected you can opt-out at anytime.
Cookie Type Cookie Name Cookie Purpose
Session & Typo3 Content Management Cookie Session & fe_typo_user We use session cookies to record an individual users preferences that the user has specified, so that each time the user returns their preferences remain. Commonly this would be language settings, shopping carts, anything where you have indicated a preference. Where forms are used on the site, we hold the information in a session cookie so that we can improve the user experience on the site. Should a user, for example, forget to fill in parts of a form when submitting a form, we can auto-fill the values for those fields that have been filled in, thereby reducing the amount of fields a user needs to amend. This information is stored only in your browser and is destroyed once your browser is closed.
Google Analytics __utmz __utmc __utmb __utma These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site for you. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

How we will use your information

We may use information held about you in the following ways:

To create a profile for you to help us provide a more personalised service which is suited to meet your preferences.


To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.


To send you our newsletters or provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

To notify you about changes to our service.

Opting Out

Personal Information – In the course of using this website or conducting business with London School of English personal information may have been freely given by the user for contact purposes (name, address, telephone number, email). You can contact us at anytime to have these details removed from our database.

Cookies – Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer or device by setting your browser to not accept cookies. Some browsers provide a mode where cookies are always deleted after a visit. The exact instructions for this can be found in the manual for your browser. You can delete cookies already on your computer or device at any time. If you choose not to accept cookies at all, you can still visit our website, however we cannot guarantee an optimum experience without cookies.
How to disable cookies in your browser

Here’s how to prevent new cookies from being installed and how to delete existing cookies. The exact procedure depends on which browser you are using.

Internet Explorer 9.0+
Internet Explorer 8.0+
Internet Explorer 7.0+
Firefox 20+, 30+, 40+
Google Chrome
Safari

Internet Explorer 9.0+
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Internet Options
Click on the Privacy tab on top
Move the slider up to the “Block all Cookies” button

To delete existing cookies

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Internet Options
Click on the General tab which should be under “Browsing History” and click “Delete”

Internet Explorer 8.0+
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Internet Options
Click on the Privacy tab on top
Click on “Sites”
A new window should open called “Per Site Privacy Actions”
Type in the URL of the site in the “Address of website” box and click on Block

To delete existing cookies

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on ‘Internet Options’
Click on the Privacy tab on top
Click on “Sites”
A new window should open called “Per Site Privacy Actions”
Under the “Managed websites” box should be a list of all the websites you have visited
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove all” button

Internet Explorer 7.0+
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Options
Click on the Privacy tab on top
Click on the Advanced button
Select “Prompt” for both “First party cookies” and “Third Party Cookies”

To delete existing cookies

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Options
Click on the General tab on top
In the “Browsing History” section, click on “Delete”
Click on “Delete Cookies”

Firefox 20+, 30+, 40+
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Options
Click on the Privacy tab
Disable the box that says “Accept Cookies From sites”

To delete existing cookies

Go to Tools in the menu bar
Click on Options
Click on the Privacy tab
Click on “Clear Now”
Select “Cookies”
Click on “Clear Private Data Now”

Google Chrome
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser
Click on “Options”
Click on “Under the Bonnet” (UK) / “Under the Hood” (US)
Click on the “Content settings” button in the Privacy section
Ensure that “Allow local data to be set” is selected
Select “Block sites from setting any data”

To delete existing cookies

Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser
Click on “Options”
Click on “Under the Bonnet” (UK) / “Under the Hood” (US)
Click on the “Content settings” button in the Privacy section
Click on the “Clear browsing data” button

Safari
To prevent new cookies from being installed and delete existing cookies

Go to the Safari menu (icon in top right of browser) and select Preferences
In the popup window that appears, select the Security icon (a padlock)
Under “Accept Cookies”, select the “Never” button