COOKIE POLICY FOR EMERITUS INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT PTE. LTD.

This is the Cookie Policy for EMERITUS Institute of Management Pte. Ltd. (Singapore Company Registration Number: 201510637C)(“we” or “us”), accessible from www.emeritus.org (the “Site”) which consists of all content and pages located within the EMERITUS.org web domain) & information we collect from websites of our university partners.

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, the Site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This Cookie Policy describes what information the Site gathers, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.
For more general information on cookies, see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
There are two broad categories of cookies:

  1. first party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobile device; and
  2. third party cookies, which are served by a third party on our behalf. We may use third party cookies for functionality, performance/analytics, advertising/tracking and social media purposes

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the Site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use or need.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of the Site and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the Site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Please be aware that you may not be able to use all the interactive features of the Site and/or online courses and content or other services on the Site once cookies are disabled.

Most browsers offer instructions on how to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘Options > Preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.

  1. *Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
  2. *Cookie settings in Firefox
  3. *Cookie settings in Chrome
  4. *Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS.

If you only want to limit third party advertising cookies, you can turn such cookies off by visiting the following links:

  1. *Your Online Choices
  2. *Network Advertising Initiative
  3. *Digital Advertising Alliance

Please bear in mind that there are many more companies listed on these sites than those that drop cookies via the Site.

  1. Login related cookies
    We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
  2. Email newsletters related cookies
    The Site offers news letter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
  3. Surveys related cookies
    From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.
  4. Forms related cookies
    When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
  5. Site preferences cookies
    In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through the Site.

  1. This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
    For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
  2. Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of the Site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the Site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the Site for you.
  3. From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the Site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.
  4. As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
  5. Several partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the Site through one of our partner sites so that we can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.

If you have privacy concerns, have disclosed data you would prefer to keep private, or would like to access the information we maintain about you, please contact us at privacy@emeritus.org.

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