Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

What cookies do we use and why we use them?

When you visit the Ashridge websites, cookies enable us to collect and measure which pages you view and how your computer views them. By measuring general use of our websites we aim to improve the user experience and make the website more useful to you. We do not make an attempt to find out the identities of those visiting these websites: www.ashridge.org.ukwww.ashridgehouse.org.ukbookings.ashridge.org.ukevents.ashridge.org.ukashridge-people.org.ukbusinessperspectives.org.ukvacancies.ashridge.org.uk

These websites www.ashridge.org.uk/VLRCvirtual.ashridge.org.uk and www.ashridge.org.uk/myashridge do identify login information used to access these resources in order to provide usage statistics to client or assessment groups.

We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally-identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally-identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

We will use the "session" cookies to:

  1. keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; and
  2. to monitor user behaviour for statistical and marketing purposes.

We use "persistent" cookies to:

  1. enable our website to recognise you when you visit;

Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

We use Kentico CMS to run this site. Kentico CMS uses cookies to ensure you see the correct content based on your desired culture, theme and browser. View Kentico's cookie policy.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. View Google's privacy policy.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third-party cookies.  For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector.  Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

The list below includes the name of the cookie, assigned level, and description of the purpose of the cookie.

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How to delete cookies from this site.

For detailed instructions how to delete cookies you should visit the Help function within your browser and follow the steps described. Alternatively please visit www.allaboutcookies.org for detailed instructions on cookies and how to delete them.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of Ashridge websites.

Third-party cookies

Ashridge use a number of suppliers who will also set cookies on our site on our behalf. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed. Find out more

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The web site now stores cookies on your computer. You may restrict this to using only some of them or none, however you may not be able to use certain features of the web site including but not limited to: log in, buy products, see personalized content, switch between site cultures.