Better Languages cookie policy. We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you would like to know more about cookies and how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

Cookie policy – implied consent

The list below describes the type of cookies we use on this website as well as how we use them. We operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are unhappy, you have the the following options:

  1. not use the Better Languages website
  2. you could delete the cookies once you have visited the site
  3. you could choose to browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting. (This is called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

Cookie policy – First Party Cookies

First party cookies are cookies that this website sets directly.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit. It also checks how long you are on the site, how you got here, and what you click on. Google collects this Analytics data via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site. We cannot use this information to identify you, as it is anonymised. The reason we collect this data, is to enable us to evaluate and improve the quality of this website. For example, if lots of visitors leave from a specific page, there might be a problem. This could include either the page loading slowly, or people not finding the content useful.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards to its analytics service at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html

WordPress: Our website runs on WordPress. WordPress uses cookies to store basic data on your interactions with WordPress, and whether you have logged in to WordPress. We use a session cookie to remember your log-in if you are a registered user. We deem these as being strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.

More information on session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html

Cookie policy – Third Party Cookies

External websites set third party cookies when you use their services on this site. The sharing buttons across the site use cookies of this type, allowing visitors to share content onto social networks. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ all currently set third party cookies. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

Please check the policies of these respective sites to see how they use your information. They will also explain how to opt out, or delete, such information.

You may also like to read our privacy policy, which also discusses how we use data from cookies, such as Google analytics.