Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookie technology. A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file stored on your hard drive. It is generated by a web page server when you visit a website.

The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the website. A cookie can be thought of as an Internet user’s identification card, which tells a website when the user has returned.

What is the purpose of a Cookie?

A cookie is used to make the browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable by saving your personal preferences for your return visit – for example, the language version of a website. Without cookies, it would be very difficult for a website to remember the user’s preferences or registration details for a future visit.

Websites often use cookies for the purposes of collecting demographic information about their users. Cookies enable websites to monitor their users’ web surfing habits and profile them for marketing purposes (for example, to find out which products/services they are interested in and send them targeted advertisements).

How we use Cookies?

We use cookies to ascertain which web pages are visited and how often, to make our web site more user friendly, and to give you a better experience when you return to the website.

Third Party Cookies

The third party cookies on this website are associated with:

  • Session Cookie - this cookie is used for login purposes and remembering the content of the shopping cart and ensures the functionality of the website. This cookie expires when the user closes the browser
  • Google Analytics (Cookie names are; _ga, _gat, _gid, )
  • Stripe (Cookie Names are: __stripe_mid and __stripe_sid), they expire after 24 hours and are used for tracking the payment status
  • Google Remarketing and Facebook Advertising (if enabled are using cookies to track ad performance)

The Harvest Learning Hub uses the cookies below:

  • Session Cookie (Cookie name: MoodleSession)
  • This cookie is used e.g. to for login purposes, The Learning Hub won’t work properly without it, this cookie expires when the user closes the browser
  • Session Cookie (Cookie name: harvestclient)
  • This cookie is used for design purposed to display the client’s logo instead of the Harvest logo, where appropriate
  • This cookie expires when the user closes the browser
  • Twitter, Facebook may use cookies in the widgets to display the information
  • YouTube - we are using the non-cookie version of YouTube on the Harvest Learning Hub were ever possible, in certain courses the standard YouTube cookies might apply)

Please note that other systems like Adobe Connect might use other cookies. Also some content in the courses might be relying on links to other documents outside our environment, e.g. Edmondo. There is no persistent cookie used to remember login details for The Learning Hub. 

If your browser allows, you may be able to set it so that it declines cookies and notifies you when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer as you wish, however if you do so it may affect how easily you interact with our website. Read more about cookies and find out how to manage or disable them at www.aboutcookies.org