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What are cookies
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer via your web browser or your mobile device when you visit pages on our website. Cookies will not harm your computer or device and are generally there to provide a better user experience.
Cookies set by the website set by us (The Hill School (Pty) Ltd t/a The Hill College / Hill College Correspondence College) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third-party cookies”. Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website or service you are using. 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. You can find out more about cookies by visiting All About Cookies
Cookies help us to improve our website and provide for a better user experience. The cookie helps us analyse web traffic or can even provide information for you when you visit a website. Cookies can also help us with information to improve the website experience for you.
We generally use analytical tools like Google Analytics to help us better understand how our website is being used. These tools collect traffic log information and visitor behaviour information anonymously. Some cookies we use are session cookies which are temporary and remain in your browser until you leave the website. Other cookies are persistent and may remain after you leave the website.
Below are the cookies we use and how we use them:
- Site Name Cookie (sitename_cookies)
This cookie is used to control appearance of the cookies information banner. This cookie is set on arrival to the site by default. It expires after a set time and is not set again unless a user changes their cookie settings.
- Google Analytics Cookie (_utma, _utmc, _utmz, _ga)These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitor’s have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.
- AddThis Cookie (_atuvc, _atuvs)
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Review of our policy
We may update this policy from time to time in order to reflect any changes to the cookies we use. Any changes will be updated on this webpage. This policy was last updated on 18 May 2018.
If you have any questions about this policy, please contact us