Like many other websites, My Training Academy uses session cookies as well as persistent cookies. These cookies help with website navigation and performing certain functions, such as allowing our site to authenticate you if you log in to a secure area of our website.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of information that your browser receives from most websites on the Internet. The cookie usually contains information about the domain it came from, an expiry date, as well as a unique value, usually a randomly generated number that helps the server identify the cookie when the user returns.
Used for login and account access. This ensures that unauthorized parties cannot access your account information.
Used to determine which country you are likely from, so we can display the currency information that is applicable to you.
If you may have noticed, we are constantly striving to improve your user experience on our Site. To identify what we can improve next, we are consistently analyzing anonymized user interactions with our site. This helps us understand how individuals like you are using our site, what features they use most often, and what problems and challenges they might be facing.
In particular, we are using Google Analytics and HotJar. Aside from the approximate location (determined via IP address), Google Analytics collects mostly anonymous traffic data including browser information, user language, and device information.
What Cookies Does My Training Academy Use?
Session cookies are used by the server to store information about page activities so you can easily pick up where you left off. For example, session cookies help store ordering information to help make our shopping cart function work. Without it, our website users would need to remember all the items they put into their shopping cart. For more information, please see all about cookies.
Below are a list of session cookies and what each is used for:
|Cookie Name||Cookie Description|
|CART||The association with the customer's shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page to load pages faster.|
|COMPARE||The items in the customer's Compare Products list.|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of the shopper's customer ID.|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||Indicates if the customer are currently logged in to the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the shopper's customer group.|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||Indicates if caching is disabled or enabled.|
|FRONTEND||The customer's session ID.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Determines if guests can edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category visited by the shopper.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product viewed by the shopper.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates if the cache can be used to store information.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about the shopper's cart and viewing history.|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||Items recently compared b the shopper.|
|STF||Information on products the shopper has emailed to friends.|
|STORE||The store view or language chosen by the shopper.|
|USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE||Indicates if the shopper allows cookies to be saved.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products recently viewed by the shopper.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to the shopper's wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in the shopper's wishlist.|
Persistent cookies (also known as tracking cookies) store user preferences, such as what currency settings you have selected on our course pages. These settings make our website easier to navigate for you.
|Service provider||Cookie name||Expiration||Content|
|Doubleclick.net||test_cookie||End of session||Used by Google DoubleClick to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.|
|Google Analytics||__utmc||session||Determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.|
|Google Analytics||__utmt||10 minutes||Used to throttle request rate.|
|Google Analytics||__utmz||6 months||Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached the site.|
|Google Analytics||_ga||2 years||Used to distinguish users.|
|Google Analytics||_gid||24 hours||Used to distinguish users.|
|Google Analytics||_gat||1 minute||Used to throttle request rate.|
|HotJar||_hjIncludedInSample||365 days||This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc.|
|Facebook Pixel||28 Days||The Facebook pixel is an analytics tool that allows you to measure the effectiveness of your advertising by understanding the actions people take on your website.|
|tfw_exp||1 day||Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.|
|youtube.com||PREF||9 months||These cookies help YouTube track the number of views for a particular video. The pref cookie tracks user preferences and serves up related content or adverts within an embedded YouTube video.|
|youtube.com||VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||6 months||These cookies help YouTube track the number of views for a particular video. The pref cookie tracks user preferences and serves up related content or adverts within an embedded YouTube video.|
|youtube.com||YSC||End of session||These cookies help YouTube track the number of views for a particular video. The pref cookie tracks user preferences and serves up related content or adverts within an embedded YouTube video.|
|ShareThis||__stid||End of session||This cookie is a unique identifier that ShareThis uses to track the content you view and share. If you are in the US, then this data can be shared with ShareThis’s advertising partners.|
|ShareThis||__uset||End of session||This cookie determines if the _stid cookie has already been set on your computer.|
|ShareThis||pxcelBcnLcy||End of session||ShareThis provides a customizable social sharing tool which make sharing online content simple. You can easily share anything on the web with your friends on social sites, including Facebook, Twitter, Email, Digg, Reddit and more through one tool (“ShareThis Icon”).|
|ShareThis||pxcelPage_c010||End of session||ShareThis provides a customizable social sharing tool which make sharing online content simple. You can easily share anything on the web with your friends on social sites, including Facebook, Twitter, Email, Digg, Reddit and more through one tool (“ShareThis Icon”).|
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High Street, Potters Bar
Hertfordshire, EN6 5BS
01707 828 751