To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, shopping cart, or other preferences) over a period of time, so you do not have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
We have put our cookies into the following categories to make it easier for you to understand why we need them:
- Strictly necessary: These are used to help make our website work efficiently, provide security features on our website, and provide services you have asked for, like shopping carts and billing.
- Performance/analytics: These are used to analyze the way our website works and how we can improve it.
- Functionality: These help to enhance your experience by remembering choices you have made concerning the features of the website (e.g., username, language, region you are in).
- Advertising/targeting: These cookies are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers.
Cookies and You
To sign up for an account or make a purchase online, you must have cookies enabled on your internet browser. If you choose not to enable cookies, you will still be able to browse our website, but it will restrict some of the functionality of our website or what you can do.
Cookies on MaritimeInstitute.com
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary.”||1 hour||Strictly necessary|
|These cookies are set by WooCommerce and helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.||Session||Strictly necessary|
|wp_woocommerce_session_*||This cookie is set by WooCommerce and contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.||2 days||Strictly necessary|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.||2 years||Performance/analytics|
|_gat_gtag_UA_*||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to distinguish users.||1 minute||Performance/analytics|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.||1 day||Performance/analytics|
|wordpress_test_cookie||This cookie is set by WordPress and checks if cookies can be placed.||Session||Functionality|
We are currently reviewing our lists and will update them from time to time.
Controlling your cookies
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You can also manage many companies’ cookies used for online advertising via the consumer choice tools created under self-regulation programs in many countries, such as the US-based aboutads.info choices page or the EU-based Your Online Choices.