Cookies

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES
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Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, personalise content and ads, provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. The cookies help us to share information about your website experience with our advertising, analytics and social media partners. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies

Cookies are a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. They contain information which is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name
 
Purpose
 
Provider
 
Expiry
 
Type
 
Analytical/performance @@History/@@scroll|# Unclassified. youtube.com Session HTML
Analytical/performance _ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. istcollege.com.mt 2 Years HTTP
Analytical/performance _gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate istcollege.com.mt Session HTTP
Analytical/performance _gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. istcollege.com.mt Session HTTP
Analytical/performance collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. google-analytics.com Session HTTP
Targeting cookies GPS Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location youtube.com Session HTTP
Targeting cookies PREF Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses You Tube videos youtube.com 8 months HTTP
Targeting cookies VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated You Tube videos. youtube.com 179 days HTTP
Targeting cookies YSC Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from You Tube the user has seen youtube.com Session HTTP

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.


Version 1.0 – 19/07/2018