Cookie Policy - The Academy for Diversity

Information about our use of cookies

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 and also allows us to improve our site.

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

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • 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.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • 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:

CookieTypeDurationDescription
JSESSIONIDSessionSESSIONPreserves users states across page requests.
NIDThird Party6 monthsProvided by google.com, registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
PHPSESSIDSessionSESSIONPreserves users session state across page requests.
redux_blastPersistent2 daysSet by the CMS to help visually render the site.
wc_cart_hash_#SessionSESSIONStores an encoded string representing the contents of the WooCommerce shopping cart.
wc_fragments_#SessionSESSIONStores a visitors login information so they don’t need to keep logging in if the browser is closed.
wordpress_test_cookieSessionSESSIONUsed to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
__cfduidThird PartySESSIONUsed by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

You 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.