Optimum Skills may be referred to in this document as (“We”, “Our”, “Us”)
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer.
The cookies we set are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties others such as Youtube are called “third party cookies”. The third parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website or service in question and also when it visits certain other websites or services.
We use first party and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required “strictly necessary” for technical reasons in order for our Websites and Services to operate. Other cookies enable us and the third parties we work with to track and target the interests of visitors to our websites, and we refer to these as “performance” or “functionality” cookies.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
- 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. These so-called “analytics” programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you.
- 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 more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
- Social Website Cookies
So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and LinkedIn we have included 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.
List of Cookies on our site
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 website.