Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

A cookie (called an Internet or Web cookie) is the term given to describe a type of message that is given to a Web browser by a Web server.  The main purpose of a cookie is to identify users and possibly prepare customized Web pages or to save site login information for you. Cookies are not used to gather or provide usage statistics. By choosing to take advantage of our web services, you consent to the use of your information for the purposes of providing these services. We may use two types of cookies: session control cookie and permanent cookie.

Session Control Cookie

Session control cookies facilitate navigation and are erased when the user closes the Web browser. The session cookie is stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from the user's computer. They typically will store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user. To use Academic Block (AB) website completely users must have their browsers set to accept cookies.

Permanent Cookie

Permanent cookies are stored on a user's hard drive until it expires (permanent cookies are set with expiration dates) or until the user deletes the cookie. Permanent cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as favorites or internal bookmarks, user authentication, login details, menu preferences, language preferences.

How AB uses Cookies? AB use Data we obtain from cookies for the following purposes:
  • To recognize the user's computer when the user visits the website.
  • To track some user actions only during the current website session.
  • To improve the website.
  • To analyze the use of the website.
  • To assist AB with website administration.
  • To share AB users with our third-party vendors and advertisers.

We may use Google Analytics and other softwares to analyze the use of our website.  Such solutions can generate statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on Users' computers.  The data generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google may store this data. More information is available at Google's privacy policy.

Third-party Cookies

When you visit our website, third-party cookies (such as Google advertising cookies) may be sent to your computers by AB's advertisers or service providers.  Third party advertisers may use data obtained from these cookies:

  • To track your browsing across multiple websites.
  • To build profiles of your web surfing interests.
  • To target advertisements that may be according to your interest.
Managing Your Cookie Settings

Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. Please visit the settings to set your cookie preferences.