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Cookie Policy

Last Updated June 27, 2020

At Education for Employment (“EFE”) we use cookies, in combination with pixels, and similar tracking devices (collectively, “cookies” unless otherwise noted) to distinguish you from other visitors of our website www.efe.org. This helps us provide you with an enhanced experience, improve our website and service, and to personalize ads and other content we display to you while you visit and use our website.

This Cookie Policy (“Cookie Policy”) describes the types of cookies we use on the EFE website and for which purposes we are using them. In case you have any questions or concerns in relation to this Cookie Policy, please email us at privacy@efe.org. [For a fuller description and list of the individual cookies that we currently use on the EFE website, please review our Cookie List . [For more information about our privacy practices, please review our Privacy Policy.]

Legal basis

Where we process your personal data using cookies, the processing is justified by an adequate legal basis. Depending on which cookie we use, this legal basis is

  1. our legitimate interests to process personal data in connection with cookies that are necessary for the performance and functions of the website;
  2. the performance of a contract with you where it is necessary to process your personal data in connection with the services we offer on our website;
  3. your consent to the processing of personal data in connection with cookies that are used for tracking and profiling.

You find more information on legal bases, in particular our legitimate interests and how to withdraw your consent below.

Please read this Cookie Policy carefully for details about why we use cookies and the information they collect from and about you.

Withdraw Your Consent at Any Time

If you choose to not accept cookies in connection with your visit of the EFE website, you will need to delete, block or disable cookies through your browser settings; see below for more information on how adjust your preferences through the most commonly used web browsers. Please note that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of the website, and may prevent you from being able to access certain or all features on our website.

What Is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of the device you use when visiting and using our website. Unless you have chosen to block, delete or disable cookies through adjusting your browser settings accordingly, our system will drop cookies on your browser as soon as you visit the EFE website.

Key Concepts

There are different types of cookies with different functionalities that are commonly used:

First and third-party cookies: whether a cookie is a 'first' or 'third' party cookie depends on the domain that is placing the cookie.

  • First-party cookies: are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g., cookies placed by our website domain efe.org).
  • Third-party cookies: are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user at the time. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this cookie is considered to be a third-party cookie.

Persistent cookies: are such cookies that remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies: these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user takes during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

How to Delete and Block our Cookies

Most web browsers allow you to have some control of most cookies through the browser settings. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary, i.e., essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of the EFE website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit the website.

Changing your Cookie Settings: You can usually find and adjust your cookies settings are in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser settings. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the 'Help' option your internet browser provides for more details.

More information: To learn more about cookies, including how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

What Cookies Do We Use and Why?

Generally the EFE website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the website. This helps us to provide you with an enhanced experience when you browse the website and also allows us to improve the EFE website.

The cookies we may use on the EFE website can summarized under the following purpose categories:

  • Strictly necessary
  • Performance
  • Functionality
  • Targeting

Some of the cookies we use may meet more than just one of the above listed purposes.

'Strictly Necessary' cookies let you move around a website and use essential features like secure areas. Without these cookies, we cannot provide the requested services. The strictly necessary cookies are identified as such in our Cookie List. The legal basis for the use of these cookies is either the performance of a contract or our legitimate interests which are listed below:

  • Identify you as being logged in to the website and to authenticate you
  • Make sure you connect to the right service on the website when we make any changes to the way it works
  • For security purposes

Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent these cookies from being issued, by blocking or disabling them, we can't guarantee how the website or the security on the EFE website will function and perform during your visit.

Your personal data which is processed by using the strictly necessary cookies are stored until you delete the cookies or automatically 13 months after you first accepted the cookie.

'Performance' cookies collect information about how you use the website, e.g., which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors during your website visit. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you and are only used to help us improve how the website works, understand the interests and preferences of our users as well as to measure the effectiveness of our advertising.

We use performance cookies to:

  • Carry out website analytics and provide statistics on how the website is used
  • Perform affiliate tracking and provide feedback to affiliated entities that one of our visitors also visited their site
  • Obtain data on the number of users of the website that have viewed a product or service
  • Help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur during a visit
  • Test different designs and features for the website

Certain of our performance cookies are managed for us by third parties.

'Functionality' cookies are used to provide you with services or to remember previously chosen settings to improve your website visit and experience. The strictly functionality cookies are identified as such in ourCookie List. The legal basis for the use of these cookies is either the performance of a contract or our legitimate interests, which are listed below:

  • Remember settings you have previously applied such as layout, text size, language, preferences and colors
  • Remember if you have engaged with a particular component or feature on the website so that it won’t be repeated to you or displayed again
  • Show you when you're logged in to the website
  • To provide and show embedded content

Some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties.

Your personal data which is processed by using the functionality cookies are stored until you delete the cookies or automatically 13 months after you first accepted the cookie.

‘Targeting’ cookies are used to track your visit to the EFE website, as well other third party websites, mobile applications and online services, including the pages you have visited and the links you have clicked on, which allows us to display targeted ads to you on the relevant website. The legal basis for the use of our targeting cookies is your consent.

We use ‘Targeting Cookies’ to:

  • Display targeted ads within the EFE website.
  • To improve how we deliver and display personalized ads and content, and to measure the success of ad campaigns on the website.

Your personal data which is processed by using the functionality cookies are stored until you delete the cookies or automatically 13 months after you first accepted the cookie.

For additional information on which cookies we use on our websites please see below and our Cookie List.

Additional Information About Advertising and Analytics

Facebook Connect . For more information about what Facebook collects when you use Facebook buttons on the website, please click here.
Facebook Ads. For more information about what Facebook collects and your choices around Facebook Ads, please click here.
Facebook Custom Audience. For more information about Facebook Custom Audience and what personal information is collected click here.

For more information about what LinkedIn collects when you use LinkedIn buttons on the website, please click here.

For more information about what Twitter collects when you use Twitter buttons on the website or visit pages on the website that include these buttons, please see https://twitter.com/en/privacy.

Google Advertising
As noted on our Cookie List, on our websites, we send you targeted ads, based on location and activities on our websites. We also participate in third-party ad networks including Google Ads and allow Google to use cookies, pixel tags and other tracking technologies on our websites to collect usage information and display targeted ads; Google may be able to associate the information they collect with other information they have about you from other sources. You can select your advertising preferences with regards to Google advertising here.

We use third party analytics tools, including, Google Analytics and to collect, monitor and analyze information in order to improve functionality and user-friendliness, and to better tailor the Services to our visitors’ needs. Accordingly, usage data is shared with Google or other third parties, each of which have their own privacy policy addressing how they handle such information and any choices you may have about their collection and use of information. We recommend that you review these privacy policies.

For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please see Google Analytics’ help pages and Google’s privacy policy. For more information on how to opt-out or anonymize your data see below.

Analytics Opt-Out

Google has developed the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on; if you want to opt-out of Google Analytics, you can download and install the add-on for your web browser here.

Anonymization / Truncation in the EEA

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google uses cookies to help us analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on your activity for us and third parties who help operate and provide services related to the website. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of these cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser as discussed in this notice. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found here or here.

Please note that on the EFE website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

More Information About Targeted Advertising By Third Parties

A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy that has been produced by the internet advertising industry can be found here.

For more information about and to opt-out of interest based ads from many ad networks, go to:

More Information About Cookies

International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom

Information on the ICC (UK) UK cookie guide can be found on the ICCwebsite.