Last Updated: January 2020
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.
Our cookies help us:
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.
If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this.
Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties.
A common example is an embedded YouTube video.
So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we may include sharing buttons on our site.
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
We regularly test new designs or site features on our site.
We do this by showing slightly different versions of our website to different people and anonymously monitoring how our site visitors respond to these different versions.
Ultimately this helps us to offer you a better website.
Google Analytics to test different version of our pages.
This helps us to continuously improve our website.
These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.
Google Analytics monitors user activity on LearnerDriverZone in order to identify problems and improve our website and optimise our marketing spend.
Cookies are widely used in online advertising.
Neither us, advertisers, or our advertising partners can gain personally identifiable information from these cookies.
We only work with advertising partners who work to accepted privacy standards.
You can learn more about online advertising at youronlinechoices.com.
You can opt-out of almost all advertising cookies at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices although we would prefer that you didn’t as ultimately adverts help keep much of the internet free.
It is also worth noting that opting out of advertising cookies will not mean you won’t see adverts, just simply that they won’t be tailored to you any longer.
You may notice that sometimes after visiting a site you see increased numbers of adverts from the site you visited.
This is because advertisers, including ourselves pay for these adverts.
The technology to do this is made possible by cookies and as such we may place a so called “remarketing cookie” during your visit.
We use these adverts to offer special offers etc to encourage you to come back to our site.
We are unable to proactively reach out to you as the whole process is entirely anonymised.
You can opt out of these cookies at anytime.
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies.
Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our website and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”.
Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.