Forus Training - Educate while you isolate. | During these unprecedented times it may be worrisome, however this gives the perfect opportunity to upskill, improve and develop to meet your personal needs. Here at Forus Training we are glad to announce that many of our courses have been made available online, in an easy to-use and interactive format helping Learners get the most from their respective courses.

Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

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What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use ?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDescription
Essential & Functional Cookies
  • Session identifier cookies are used to identify the http session of the user. They are common in all web applications to identify user requests during a session.
  • Protocol cookies allow changes to be processed between secure (https) and non-secure (http) domains (protocol).
  • User Selection cookies store the session values chosen by the user such as the store, language, currency, products, size etc.
  • Navigational cookies allow the user’s navigation status to be identified (start of the session, first page, first access, scroll status,state of voting, etc.).
  • User identification cookies are used to identify and authenticate the user. They also contain the technical data from the user’s. session such as, for example, waiting time for connection, session identifier, etc.
Google Analytics (__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmd, __utmv, __utmz, _ga...)They allow monitoring the website by means of the Google Analytics tool, which is a service provided by Google to obtain user access information on the website. Some of the data saved are: number of times a user visits the website, dates of the first and last visit, duration of the visits, the page from where the user accessed the website, the search engine the user used to access the website or the link they clicked on, the place in the world from where the user accesses, etc. The configuration of these cookies is predetermined by the service offered by Google and the information generated by the cookie about the use of your website will be Persistent transmitted and stored by Google, Inc (a United States-based company). Therefore we suggest to consult the privacy page of Google Analytics, https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage, to obtain further information on the cookies it uses and how to disable them. Please, take into account that we are not responsible for the content or the accuracy of third-party websites.
Stripe (_ga, __stripe_mid, __stripe_orig_props, _fbp, scfc)Cookies to offer services that enable platforms and merchants to run businesses, and to safely conduct online payment transactions. More info on https://stripe.com/ie/privacy. Please, take into account that we are not responsible for the content or the accuracy of third-party websites.
Tawk.to (__cfduid,__tawkuuid, _gid, _hjid, _ga...)This cookie is set from our chat system. It allows us to monitor and chat with the visitors of our website. The cookie is necessary to provide a functionality of chat system. More info on https://www.tawk.to/privacy-policy/. Please, take into account that we are not responsible for the content or the accuracy of third-party websites.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.