What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on a browser in order to save information about you for a given period of time. These might include important information like your login information or language preference. Such cookies are called first-party cookies and are set by us. We also use third-party cookies, which come from other sites from our own, for analytics and advertising purposes.

The cookies set on careerfoundry.com enable us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, and allow us to gain feedback on user behavior in order to improve the site. By choosing to accept our cookies, you contribute to these improvements. Cookies can be divided into four different types. Necessary cookies: These are required for the operation of our website and include those cookies which enable you to log in to secure areas and go through the enrollment process. Analytical cookies: These enable us to see how many visitors we receive to the website and how they use it. Based upon this information, we can identify areas of your experience which can be improved upon. Functionality cookies: These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to the website so that we can remember your preferences and offer you a personalised experience. Advertising cookies: These cookies record which pages you have visited on the website and may be used to show you personalised advertising on third party websites.

Which third party cookies does CareerFoundry set?

Our website will set several types of third-party cookie. The third-party cookies which are set include: HubSpot: We use HubSpot as one means of messaging and talking to our customers. The HubSpot cookie gathers information about your activity on careerfoundry.com. Google Analytics: we use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable information, and can be stored for up to 26 months. You can view the Google Privacy Policy here www.google.com/policies/privacy/ Google Doubleclick: We use Google’s Doubeclick cookie for two reasons. Firstly, to test different experiences and website layouts against one another to see which is preferred by our visitors, and in order to display products of ours that we think are of interest to you through Google’s Display Advertising Network and YouTube. To opt out of Google Remarketing, please visit your Google Ad Settings. Facebook: We use the Facebook cookie in order to be able to show you personalised ads on Facebook properties (i.e. Facebook, Instagram) and gain feedback on the constitution of our user base. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access parts of our site.