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Hive Learning Cookie Policy

1.Introduction

This cookie policy explains how Hive Learning Limited, Hive Learning Inc. and our affiliates entities use cookies and similar technologies to recognise you when you visit our website (www.hivelearning.com). It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

Our website uses cookies. We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this cookie policy when you first visit our website. By confirming your consent and using our website you are agreeing to this cookie policy, and you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this cookie policy.

2.About cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, Hive Learning) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. such as advertising and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.

3.Types of cookies

The specific first and third party cookies we use can be seen later in this cookie policy. We use the following types of cookies:

Essential website cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with the services available through our website.

Performance and functionality cookies: These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our website but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.

Analytics and customisation cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate to help us understand how our websites are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customise our website for you.

Advertising/marketing cookies: These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing.

Social networking cookies: These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our website through third party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.

4.The cookies we use

Category: Necessary

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies

Cookie NameExpiryPurpose
__cfduid1 monthThe cookie is used by cdn services like CloudFare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
cookielawinfo-checbox-analytics11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Analytics”.
cookielawinfo-checbox-functional11 monthsThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Functional”.
cookielawinfo-checbox-others11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Other.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement1 yearThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Advertisement”.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies are used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Performance”.
viewed_cookie_policy11 monthsThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.

Category: Performance

Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.

Cookie NameExpiryDescription
YSCSessionThis cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos

Category: Analytics

Analytics cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously, such as the number of visitors.

Cookie NameProviderTypeExpiryPurpose
vuidvimeo.comHTTP2 yearsThis cookie is owned by wimeo.com and collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read. Further details of Vimeo’s cookie policy can be found at https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy?vcid=32179

Category: Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites with the intention to display ads that are relevant and engaging for individual users.

Cookie NameExpiryPurpose
IDE1 year 24 daysUsed by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
test_cookie15 minutesThis cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the user’s browser supports cookies.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE5 months 27 daysThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.

Category: Unclassified

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

Cookie NameExpiryPurpose
CONSENT16 years 9 months 3 days 19 hoursUnclassified

5.Cookies and personal information

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

6.Blocking and deleting cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. You can adjust the settings in your web browser to determine whether websites can set cookies on your computer. More information about cookies and how to manage them, specific to your browser, can be found at https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on this website.

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer. Again, doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

7. Contact us

This website is created and operated by Hive Learning Limited and its affiliate group companies.

If you have any questions about our cookies or this cookie policy, please contact us:

A. by email to dp@hivelearning.com; or
B. by post to Hive Learning, Att: Legal Department, Hive Learning, Scale Space, 58 Wood Lane, London, W12 7RZ, United Kingdom.

Last updated: March 2021