What are cookies?
A cookie is a text file that is installed in the browser of your computer or mobile device by a website’s server when you consult a website. The cookie contains a unique code which makes it possible for your browser to be recognized when you visit the website (“session” cookies) or during subsequent, repeated visits (“permanent” cookies). Cookies can be installed by the server of the website you visit or by partners of that website. A website’s server can only read the cookies it has installed itself, and has no access to other information found in your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored in the folder of your browser on your computer or mobile device. A cookie usually consists of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiry date, and a unique number code.
Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the website faster and easier, and help the visitor navigate between the different parts of a website. Cookies can also be used to make the content or advertisement on a website more relevant for the visitor, and can be adapted to his personal taste and needs.
Cookies used on Ilearnplus’ websites
Different kinds of cookies are used on Ilearnplus’ websites.
Necessary cookies: these cookies are indispensable for visiting our websites and using certain parts of the websites. For instance, they allow you to navigate between the different parts of the website, fill in forms, place orders, and maintain the contents of your shopping cart. Even when you log in with your personal account, e.g. on the web portal of Ilearnplus, these cookies are needed to check your identity in a secure way before you are granted access to your personal data. If you refuse these cookies, certain parts of the website will not work, or will not work optimally.
Functional cookies: functional cookies are cookies that make it easier for our websites to work, make them more pleasant for visitors, and ensure that you have a more personalized browsing experience. For example, these cookies can remember your language choice and customer segment, or whether you were already asked to participate in a survey so that you are not asked again the next time you visit the website.
Performance cookies: we use performance cookies to obtain information about visitors’ use of our websites, in order to improve the content of our websites, adapt them to the wishes of visitors, and make them more user-friendly. For instance, there is a cookie that counts the number of unique visitors, and a cookie that keeps track of the most popular pages.
Cookies for remarketing
Ilearnplus Skynet Advertising is a division of Ilearnplus which operates an online advertisement network. When you visit our Skynet.be and JustForYou.be websites, Ilearnplus Skynet Advertising collects socio-demographic details and profile data and stores them anonymously in an advertisement cookie. Via cookies (a.o. from Google or Criteo) and web beacons Ilearnplus Skynet Advertising also collects information on your surfing behavior on various other websites which form part of its advertisement network. A web beacon is a small, transparent image that stores information about your browsing behavior on one or more websites. Other advertisement cookies are installed by the advertisers when their advertisement is published on the website. Advertisement cookies do not contain personal data. The information collected via these advertisement cookies and web beacons is used to measure the efficiency of the advertising and to tailor the advertisements to your potential interests, not only on our websites but also on other websites which form part of the advertisement network or to which Ilearnplus Skynet Advertising provides advertising services.
You can refuse the installation of cookies via your browser settings. You can also remove cookies already installed on your computer or mobile device at any time.
If you want to refuse the advertisement cookies (a.o. from Google or Criteo), you can do so via the website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/
If you do not wish to receive any ads based on your surfing behavior and the remarketing cookies, such as those of Google, you can change the settings of the Google Ads Preference Manager. Google also recommends that you install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.