Creative Academies Network

Privacy, Data & Cookie Policy

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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfilment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
  • Creative Academies Ltd do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they benefit you

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including our Recruitment section.

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site. In this case, cookies may be set by Twitter.

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows, which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytics programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before, helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use Google Analytics to track usage.

Marketing

We use Cookies from third-party partners such as Google and Facebook for marketing purposes. These Cookies allow us to display CAN promotional material to you on other sites you visit across the Internet.CAN may also share information about your behavior on the Site with third parties (including operators of third-party websites and/or social networking sites) in order to show you targeted advertisements and other content that has been customized for you.

Referral Tracking

We use Cookies to associate user activity with the third party website that referred the user to our Website, or to associate user activity that CAN referred to a third party website. These third party partner websites receive credit for the activity of users they refer to our Website, or give CAN credit for the activity of users referred to such third party websites. We do not share any personal information or information about individual user activities with these partner entities.

Turning Cookies Off

Please check the browser’s cookie settings support pages to confirm the most up-to-date instructions.

Google Chrome

  • Click the settings icon on the browser toolbar (three stacked lines)
  • Select ‘Settings’
  • Click ‘Show advanced settings’
  • In the “Privacy” section, click the ‘Content settings’ button
  • To enable cookies: In the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Allow local data to be set’. This will enable both first-party and third-party cookies. To allow only first-party cookies, pick ‘Block third-party cookies and site data’
  • To disable cookies: In the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Block sites from setting any data’
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Chrome, refer to the following page from Google: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click the menu button (three stacked lines) and choose ‘Preferences’
  • Select the Privacy panel
  • Set ‘Firefox will:’ to ‘Use custom settings for history’
  • To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept cookies from sites’
  • To disable cookies: Uncheck ‘Accept cookies from sites’
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox. For more information, refer to the following page from Mozilla: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Safari on OSX

  • Click on ‘Safari’ at the menu bar and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  • Click on ‘Privacy’
  • To enable cookies: In the ‘Cookies and website data:’ section, click ‘Always Allow’ or ‘Allow from websites I visit’ or ‘Allow from current website only’ depending on your preference
  • To disable cookies: In the “Cookies and website data:” section, click ‘Always Block’
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Safari, refer to the following page from Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19214

Opera

  • From the main menu, select ‘Settings’ (or ‘Preferences’, when using OS X)
  • Click ‘Advanced’
  • Under “Cookies”, select an option for handling cookies
  • To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept’ or ‘Accept only from the sites I visit’ depending on your preference
  • To disable cookies: Check ‘Never accept cookies’
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Opera, refer to the following page from Opera Software: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet Options’
  • In the options window navigate to the ‘Privacy’ tab
  • To enable cookies: Set the slider to ‘Medium’ or below
  • To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to the following page from Microsoft: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 10

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet Options’
  • In the options window navigate to the ‘Privacy’ tab
  • To enable cookies: Choose ‘Allow’ or ‘Be prompted for first and third party cookies,’ depending on your preferences
  • To disable cookies: Choose ‘Block’
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to the following page from Microsoft: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Microsoft Edge

  • Click on ‘More’ and choose ‘Settings’
  • Under “Advanced settings”, select ‘View advanced Settings’
  • Under “Privacy and services – Cookies”, choose the option you want.
  • ‘Block all cookies’ blocks all cookies that websites try to save to your computer. ‘Block only third party cookies’ blocks third party cookies, which are saved by external web services, such as ads embedded on webpages you have navigated to.
  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Edge. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Microsoft Edge, refer to the following page from Microsoft: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12454/windows-10-microsoft-edge-privacy-faq

If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of this website. Consult your mobile device documentation for information on how to disable cookies.

CAN uses the AdWords and Remarketing Lists features of Google Analytics for Display Advertisers.CAN and Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our Website. This means that vendors including Google will display CAN promotional material on other sites you visit across the Internet.

You may opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertisers including AdWords and opt-out of customized Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Preferences Manager. To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed an Opt-out Browser add-on, which is available by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, to enable you to opt-out of Google’s programs.

CAN marketing service providers. If you do not want CAN and its marketing services providers to follow your usage of our services via the third party marketing services providers’ cookies and Web beacons, and to learn more about these providers and their privacy policies, please visit each site; FacebookTwitterLinkedinOpting out of these services does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It does mean that the service from which you opted out will no longer deliver ads tailored to your Web preferences and usage patterns.

In all cases where third party cookies are used to track your behavior on CAN, you must refer to such third party’s site to learn how to remove cookies for that third party specifically.  Removing CAN cookies from your browser will not affect cookies placed by third parties.

Changes To Our Cookie Policy

From time to time, it may be necessary for us to change this cookie policy. We suggest that you check here periodically for any changes.

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