Cookie Policy

Learn more about the cookies we use & why we use them.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission from your web browser to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. This cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of some of the website features.

Consent to cookie use

To give you the best possible experience, this website uses cookies. By continuing to use our website you are giving your consent to cookies being used. We do not use cookies to track Internet use after leaving our website.

What do you do with cookies?

We use cookies to help identify which pages of our website are being visited. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

How long are cookies stored?

Cookies are usually classified as either ‘session’ or as ‘persistent’ depending on how long the cookie lasts, after it is stored (placed within your browser). Therefore the time each cookie lasts for can vary:

  • Session cookies:
    session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.
  • Persistent cookies:
    persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.

What cookies do you use?

At Taye Training we use cookies for a variety of reasons, such as to determine preferences, provide quotes and services such as course material and bookings and to navigate between pages efficiently, verify you and carry out other essential security checks. Some of the functions that cookies perform can also be achieved using similar technologies which we may, or may not use.

A list of the cookies used on the various pages throughout this website, and what they do, is shown below:

Cookie Name Cookie Function
Universal Analytics (Google):
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Purpose of cookie(s): Performance.

Share This (Blogs & Posts):
This cookie is usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed on our news and blog posts to enable sharing of our content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page.

Purpose of cookie(s): Functionality.

WordPress (System):
These cookies are essential WordPress theme cookies, used to maintain core site functionality. The cookie also checks your logged-in status and provides log-in availability with the _logged_in cookie active. The test cookie is used by WordPress to test that cookies are enabled on your browser.

Purpose of cookie(s): Functionality.

Session Cookie:
This cookie is used to establish a user session and to pass state-data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie. As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry it disappears when the client is closed (i.e. close your browser).

Purpose of cookie(s): Functionality & Performance.

How do I control my cookies?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit:

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit:

Updated: January 2020

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