About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: estudyit.co.uk

What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use ?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.

Session Cookies

Session cookies are used by the server to store information about page activities so you can easily pick up where you left off. For example, session cookies help store ordering information to help make our shopping cart function work. Without it, our website users would need to remember all the items they put into their shopping cart. For more information, please see all about cookies.

Below are a list of session cookies and what each is used for:

COOKIE NAMECOOKIE DESCRIPTION
CARTThe association with the customer’s shopping cart.
CATEGORY_INFOStores the category info on the page to load pages faster.
COMPAREThe items in the customer’s Compare Products list.
CUSTOMERAn encrypted version of the shopper’s customer ID.
CUSTOMER_AUTHIndicates if the customer are currently logged in to the store.
CUSTOMER_INFOAn encrypted version of the shopper’s customer group.
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHEIndicates if caching is disabled or enabled.
FRONTENDThe customer’s session ID.
GUEST_VIEWDetermines if guests can edit their orders.
LAST_CATEGORYThe last category visited by the shopper.
LAST_PRODUCTThe most recent product viewed by the shopper.
NEWMESSAGEIndicates whether a new message has been received.
NO_CACHEIndicates if the cache can be used to store information.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CARTA link to information about the shopper’s cart and viewing history.
RECENTLYCOMPAREDItems recently compared b the shopper.
STFInformation on products the shopper has emailed to friends.
STOREThe store view or language chosen by the shopper.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIEIndicates if the shopper allows cookies to be saved.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDSThe products recently viewed by the shopper.
WISHLISTAn encrypted list of products added to the shopper’s wishlist.
WISHLST_CNTThe number of items in the shopper’s wishlist.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies (also known as tracking cookies) store user preferences, such as what currency settings you have selected on our course pages. These settings make our website easier to navigate for you.

SERVICE PROVIDERCOOKIE NAMEEXPIRATIONCONTENT
Doubleclick.nettest_cookieEnd of sessionUsed by Google DoubleClick to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
Google Analytics___utma2 yearsUsed to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Google Analytics ___utmb30 minutesUsed to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Google Analytics utmcsessionDetermine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
Google Analytics___utmt10 minutesUsed to throttle request rate.
Google Analytics___utmz6 months Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached the site.
Google Analytics__ga2 years Used to distinguish users.
Google Analytics gid24 hours Used to distinguish users.
Google Analytics__gat1 minute Used to throttle request rate.
HotJar_hjIncludedInSample365 daysThis session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc.
Facebook Pixel28 Days The Facebook pixel is an analytics tool that allows you to measure the effectiveness of your advertising by understanding the actions people take on your website.
paypalobjects.comPYPF28 DaysPayPal uses cookies to recognise its customers and to shorten the time the user needs to log in to his PayPal account by checking his email on PayPal database.
Twittertfw_exp1 dayTwitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.
youtube.comPREF9 monthsThese cookies help YouTube track the number of views for a particular video. The pref cookie tracks user preferences and serves up related content or adverts within an embedded YouTube video.
youtube.comVISITOR_INFO1_LIVE6 monthsThese cookies help YouTube track the number of views for a particular video. The pref cookie tracks user preferences and serves up related content or adverts within an embedded YouTube video.
youtube.comYSCEnd of sesssionThese cookies help YouTube track the number of views for a particular video. The pref cookie tracks user preferences and serves up related content or adverts within an embedded YouTube video.
SERVICE PROVIDERCOOKIE NAMEEXPIRATIONCONTENT
ShareThis__stidEnd of sessionThis cookie is a unique identifier that ShareThis uses to track the content you view and share. If you are in the US, then this data can be shared with ShareThis’s advertising partners.
ShareThis usetEnd of sessionThis cookie determines if the _stid cookie has already been set on your computer.
ShareThispxcelBcnLcyEnd of sessionShareThis provides a customizable social sharing tool which make sharing online content simple. You can easily share anything on the web with your friends on social sites, including Facebook, Twitter, Email, Digg, Reddit and more through one tool (“ShareThis Icon”).
ShareThispxelPage_c010End of sessionShareThis provides a customizable social sharing tool which make sharing online content simple. You can easily share anything on the web with your friends on social sites, including Facebook, Twitter, Email, Digg, Reddit and more through one tool (“ShareThis Icon”).

Disabling/Enabling Cookies

Your browser may automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser preferences. Please be aware that disabling cookies may result in a loss of functionalities when accessing and using our Site. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, please refer to the description related to your browser:

Google Analytics Opt-Out plugin