What Do We Use Cookies For?

We use cookies to make our Hult Websites easier to use and to better tailor the Hult Websites and our programs to your interests and needs. Cookies can do this because websites can read and write these files, enabling them to recognize you and remember important information that will make your use of a website more convenient (for example by remembering preference settings).

Cookies may also be used to help speed up your future activities and experience on Hult Websites. We also use cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use Hult Websites and to help us improve the structure and content of Hult Websites. We cannot identify you personally from this information.

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).

Third-Party Cookies

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?

Below we list the different types of cookies that may be used on Hult Websites. Note that to the extent information collected through cookies constitutes personal information, the provisions in the Privacy Policy apply and complement this Cookie Policy.

Essential Cookies

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:

  • Session: Session cookies are used to maintain the state of the application.
  • Load balancing: Load balancing cookies are used to distribute the assets across the globe and lighten the server load.
  • User ID: User ID cookies are used to ensure that users only see their own information.
  • Security: Security cookies are used for security controls and checks.

You can manage all Essential Cookies by accepting/refusing them via browser settings.

Preference Cookies

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:

  • Language: Language cookies are used to store the language the user has selected, and to show the correct options.
  • Location: The user’s approximate address (city, state, country, postal code) as determined by the IP address is retained in order to automatically select the proper country and show retailers and demonstration days within the area.
  • Mobile: If the user is viewing the Site on a mobile device, a cookie is set to indicate that the Hult Website was selected (i.e., that the device is Flash-enabled), or the non-Flash mobile site.
  • Reference site: The reference site is recorded to better understand the user’s preference.
  • Last visit and activity: Date of last visit and activity and other information is recorded to be able to provide users with an update on “what’s changed on the site since your last visit,” and to better understand the user’s preferences. Accept/refuse via browser setting
  • Recently watched video: Date and title of recently watched video is recorded to be able to better understand the user’s preferences.
  • Flash Cookies: Flash cookies are used to enable audio and video content to be played.
  • Page history: Page history cookies are used to track the sequence of pages the user has visited. If the user gets an error message while visiting the Site, the cookie information gets saved to a log file for error reporting and resolution.

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:

  • Facebook/Instagram: Cookies are used to track Facebook members [and non-members] for market research analytics, and product development.
  • Twitter: Cookies are used to track Twitter members [and non-members] for market research analytics, and product development.
  • LinkedIn: Cookies are used to track LinkedIn members [and non-members] for market research analytics, and product development.
  • Tiktok: Cookies are used to measure and improve the performance of advertising campaigns and to personalize user experience (including ads) on TikTok.

You can manage all Social Plug-in Tracking Cookies by accepting/refusing them via browser settings.

Analytics Cookies

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

Marketing Cookies are used for online advertising purposes. The types of Marketing Cookies are as follows:

  • Advertising: Deliver behavioral/targeted advertising
  • Market analysis: Conduct market analysis
  • Campaign/promotion: Measure effectiveness of an online campaign
  • Fraud detection: Detect click fraud

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.

Pixel Tags

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.

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