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A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, eg remembering your preferences, recording what you have put in your shopping basket, and counting the number of people looking at a website.
We also use 3rd party tools which may store cookies on your device to allow us to analyse user interactions on pages in order to improve our services. For example, we will use Google Analytics to gage the number of page views on our courses to track course popularity. We also use Facebook Analytics to see what posts are appealing to users and better promote SERC through social media. More information on these services can be found in the "3rd Part Tools/Services in Use" section.
SERC stores the following cookies on your device:
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|__sercid||We use this to provide you with your recently browsed courses and searches. It also allows us to track how popular courses are.||6 Months
If you have selected only to store essential cookies this cookie will expire when you close your browser
Google Analytics is Google’s analytics tool that helps website and app owners to understand how their visitors engage with their properties. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the ‘__ga’ cookie.
Google Analytics also provides a feature that will allow us to prioritise courses that we think may be of interest to you in your search results. This is done by using the advertising features built into the Google Analytic software that will enable us to match your interests to our courses.
Learn more about Google Analytics cookies and privacy information on the Google Analytics Website.
SERC uses Facebook Pixels to measure our online presence on social media sites and gather information on our viewers. This enables us to produce content that is more relevant to what our users are expecting.
For more information about Facebook Pixels please visit the help page on Facebook's Website.
For more information on this tool please visit the AddThis Website.
Some features on the SERC website just won’t work without cookies. And having other cookies switched off can seriously affect the way you’ll be able to interact with our services. You will not be able to disable these cookies however you can turn off our analytic cookies. You can opt out of using these 3rd party analytic services however we ask that you do not disable them as it will help us provide a better service to you.