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Cookie Policy

Introduction

This website https://www.londonfs.com/ (“Our Site”) uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using Our Site. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Information About Us

Our Site is owned and operated by London Financial Studies (“We/Us/Our”), a limited company registered in England under company number 3340278, whose registered address is 34 Curlew Street, Butlers Wharf, London SE1 2ND, United Kingdom.

Our VAT number is 701669835.

2. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site to collect information when you visit certain parts and/or when you use certain features of Our Site.

3. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products and services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site for advertising, statistical and analytical purposes amongst others. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.

All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law – i.e. the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

a Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

Analytics Cookies

it is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

Functionality Cookies

functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

Targeting Cookies

it is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.

Third Party Cookies

third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).

Persistent Cookies

any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

Session Cookies

any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our https://www.londonfs.com/policy.

For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the tables below.

4. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie

Purpose

Strictly Necessary

LFSSID

It allows users to login to our website. It also stores user preferences, i.e. course locations and user details for form entries.

Yes

LFS_mainID

It stores user activity on the site, i.e. page views.

Yes

YII_CSRF_TOKEN

It prevents malicious attacks by hackers wishing to submit data from external sites.

Yes

MoodleSession

It allows users to login to Moodle, which is used as our Learning Management System.

Yes

The following third party and/or analytics Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie

Purpose

Provider’s Domain

anj

This cookie is from AppNexus and is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts.

adnxs.com

sess

The sess cookie contains a single non-unique value: “1”. It is used by the Platform to test whether a browser is configured to accept cookies from AppNexus.

adnxs.com

IDE

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

doubleclick.net

wistia-http2-push-disabled

This cookie supports performance tracking by Wistia for their Analytics, so we can see how much videos were watched and how users interacted with video functionality.

fast.wistia.com

NID

The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.

google.com

_ga

This cookie is used for Google Analytics to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.

google.com

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

google.com

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

google.com

c

Targeting/Advertising - The company runs a technology platform for automated real time bidding for online behavioural advertising. Their cookies build user profiles for the purposes of placing individuals into segmented categories, so that they can be shown advertising believed to be relevant to interests based on past browsing patterns.

pixel.rubiconproject.com

rpx

This cookie is generated by double-click floodlight tags. This cookie holds random strings.

rubiconproject.com

khaos

Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network.

rubiconproject.com

put_2249

This cookie is generated by double-click floodlight tags. This cookie holds random strings.

rubiconproject.com

rpb

Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network.

rubiconproject.com

UID

Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer's preferences.

scorecardresearch.com

UIDR

Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer's preferences.

scorecardresearch.com

sc_anonymous_id

Persistent cookie set by soundcloud. Containing anonymous ID remembering your device.

soundcloud.com

__utma

Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.

soundcloud.com

__utmb

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.

Google Analytics

__utmc

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.

Google Analytics

__utmz

Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.

Google Analytics

__distillery

This cookie is used by our video player provider to remember your position in a video should playback be interrupted.

Wistia

muxData

This cookie supports video functionality by Wistia.

Wistia

__cfduid

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

tawk.to

__tawkuuid

Third party cookie that remembers you so that we can link chat conversations together to provide a better service.

tawk.to

TawkConnectionTime

Third party cookie that remembers you so that we can link chat conversations together to provide a better service.

tawk.to

Tawk_57bc830ba767d83b45e87407

A cookie required by our chat engine tawk.to

tawk.to

ss

A cookie required by our chat engine tawk.to

va.tawk.to

tawkUUID

Third party cookie that remembers you so that we can link chat conversations together to provide a better service.

tawk.to

id

Collects anonymous data about your site visit and allows targeted advertising.

yieldlab.net

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Visitor_info1_live tries to estimate the bandwidth you have available to optimise video quality.

Youtube.com

YSC

YSC registers a unique ID to keep stats of what videos from YouTube you have seen.

Youtube.com

PREF

Pref registers a unique ID to monitor video usage where we embed a youtube video on our site.

Youtube.com

Consent

Stores the user's cookie consent state

Youtube.com

 

5. Consent and Control

Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a “Use of Cookies” banner notification. If you continue to browse our website or close the “Use of Cookies” banner without changing your cookie settings, you indicate your consent, which enables Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you.

You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:

You can also learn more about cookies in general by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on Cookies and how to block Cookies using different types of browser.

For more general information about online behavioural (interest based) advertising and how it uses Cookies, you may wish to visit www.youronlinechoices.com.

6. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time.  Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made.  You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

This Cookie Policy was last updated in May 2018.

7. Further Information

If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please contact Us at webmaster@londonfs.com, by telephone on +44 (0) 207 378 1050, or by post at 34 Curlew Street, Butlers Wharf, London SE1 2 ND, United Kingdom.

For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:

Privacy Policy - https://www.londonfs.com/policy
Service Terms & Conditions - https://www.londonfs.com/terms