WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. Only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier as well as the site name.Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (“first party cookies”) or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (“third party cookies”).
HOW ARE COOKIES USED?
To support our content, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and WeChat. As a result, when you visit a page containing such content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. EduCav does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party’s website for more information:
You will also see embedded “share” buttons on the EduCav web pages; these enable users to easily share content with their friends through a number of popular social networks. When you click on one of these buttons, a cookie may be set by the service you have chosen to share content through. EduCav does not control the dissemination of these cookies. Examples currently on our website include:
WHAT TO DO IF YOU DON’T WANT COOKIES TO BE SET?
If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some functions of that website. To do this, please follow the instructions below which outline “how to turn off cookies on your browser”. There are also instructions in each category of cookies above which give information on how to opt out of some individually, for example Google Analytics.
HOW TO TURN OFF COOKIES ON YOUR WEB BROWSER FOR ALL
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT
INFORMATION COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE
The Information Commissioner’s Office is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.
INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
INFORMATION COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE Useful information about cookies can be found at aboutcookies.org.
INTERNET ADVERTISING BUREAU
A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy has been produced by the Internet Advertising Industry.
INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE UNITED KINGDOM
Information on the ICC (UK) UK cookie guide can be found on the ICC website section.
Data Protection and GDPR
What is GDPR?
On May 25th 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 came into force. The GDPR is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union and is intended to unify the policies and strengthen the safety and security of all data held within an organization. This legislation replaced the Data Protection Act (DPA) and is considered the most significant data protection legislation of the last 20 years. There is a plethora of information about the new legislation available online. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) provides a good starting point with its Overview of GDPR.
How we comply with GDPR
- Cloud Hosted – We are fully hosted in the cloud on servers based within the EEA.
- Data Managed in EEA – We store, process and manage all personal data within the
- No Third Parties – We do not share any personal data with third parties.
Permission-based Access – Clients have full control over which users have access
to which data.
- Permanent deletion of data – All users can make subject access and/or right to be
forgotten requests by contacting info@ educavgroup.com