What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small text files or pieces of information that are stored on your computer or mobile device (such as a smartphone or tablet) when you visit a Hult Website. A cookie will usually contain the name of the website from which the cookie has come from, the "lifetime" of the cookie (i.e. how long the cookie will remain on your device), and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number.
What Types Of Cookies Do We Use?
Two types of cookies may be used on the Hult Websites, which are called "session cookies" and "persistent cookies". Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the Site. Persistent cookies remain on your device for much longer or until you manually delete it (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or "lifetime" of the specific cookie).
We also use a number of suppliers that may also set cookies on your device on our behalf when you visit Hult Websites to allow them to deliver the services they are providing. If you would like more information about these cookies, as well as information about how to opt-out of receiving such cookies, we recommend reviewing see the suppliers' privacy and cookie policies.
What Cookies Do We Use?
Essential Cookies are necessary for the Site to work and enable you to move around it and to use its services and features. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, the Site will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide the Site or certain services or features you request. The types of Essential Cookies are as follows:
You can manage all Essential Cookies by accepting/refusing it via browser settings.
Preference Cookies collect information about your choices and preferences, and allow us to remember language or other local settings and customize the Site accordingly. The types of Preference Cookies are as follows:
You can manage all Preference Cookies by accepting/refusing them via browser settings.
Social Plug-in Tracking Cookies
Such cookies are used to track members [and non-members] of social media networks for market research analytics, and product development. The types of Social Plug-in Tracking Cookies are as follows:
You can manage all Social Plug-in Tracking Cookies by accepting/refusing them via browser settings.
Analytics cookies collect information about your use of the Site, and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the Site, help us record any difficulties you have with the Site, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Site, rather than the usage of a single person.
Our primary analytics tool is Google Analytics. Google analytics cookies collect aggregate statistical data to improve Site presentation and navigation. Google supplements the aggregate data with demographics and interest information, so that we can better understand our visitors.
Google provides an easy cookie opt-out option via a browser plugin, which you can access here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Marketing Cookies are used for online advertising purposes. The types of Marketing Cookies are as follows:
You can manage all Marketing Cookies by accepting/refusing them via browser settings.
How Do I Manage Cookies?
Although most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies, most internet browsers allow you to change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device.
In addition to the options provided above, you may refuse, accept or remove cookies from the Site at any time by activating or accessing the setting on your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable, disable or remove cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen.
Please be aware that if cookies are disabled or removed, not all features of the Site may operate as intended, for example you may not be able to visit certain areas of our Site or you may not receive personalised information when you visit the Site.
If you use different devices to view and access the Hult Websites (e.g. through your computer, smartphone, tablet etc) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.
Some of the pages you visit on the Hult Websites may also collect information through the use of pixel tags (also called clear gifs) that may be shared with third parties which directly support our promotional activities and website development. For example, website usage information about visitors to Hult Websites may be shared with our third party advertising agency to better target Internet banner advertisements on our websites. The information collected through the use of these pixel tags is not, however, personally identifiable, although it could be linked to your personal information.