Collection and Use of Personal Information
ECDL Foundation is committed to respecting privacy and to complying with all applicable data protection and privacy laws. This commitment is applied to and respected by all ECDL Foundation subsidiary companies. Any personal information you provide and from which you can be identified is stored securely and confidentially and is processed fairly and lawfully in accordance with this policy.
ECDL Foundation does not collect any personal data from the Website, apart from information which is volunteered (for example by using our online contact form). This information is not made available to any third parties, and is used by ECDL Foundation for the purpose for which it was provided.
Collection and use of Technical Information
Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged by ECDL Foundation for statistical purposes. No information that could be used to identify website visitors is collected or retained. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:
- the IP address of the visitor's web server
- the top-level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net)
- the previous website address from which the visitor reached the ECDL Foundation website, including any search terms used
- clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this website (for example pages accessed and documents downloaded)
- the type of web browser used by the website visitor.
ECDL Foundation will make no attempt to identify individuals, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is the policy of ECDL Foundation never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party other than the web statistics service provider unless required by law to disclose such information. The technical information will be used only by ECDL Foundation, and only for statistical and other administrative purposes. You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, are not constituted as "personal data" in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws.
Our Cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. Cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. If you wish to find out more information about these cookies please go here: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html
Below is a table of the cookies used on this website:
1. Cookie Name
Nature of Cookie
__utma is a persistent cookie
__utmb and __utmc are session cookies that last for a maximum of 30 minutes
__utmz is a persistent cookie that lasts for six months
2. Cookie Name
Nature of Cookie
A JESSIONID cookie lasts until the end of the session. JSESSIONID is the unique ID of the http session generated by the server
3. Cookie Name
Nature of Cookie
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The appearance of hyperlinks on this website does not constitute an endorsement by ECDL Foundation of these websites or the information, products, or services contained, or any representations made therein other than expressly stated by ECDL Foundation. ECDL Foundation does not exercise any control over the material you may find at these locations. These links are provided consistent with the purpose of this website. ECDL Foundation does not grant any rights relating to Third Party Sites.
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