Cookie policy

www.canadascholarships.net (“THE WEBSITE” in advance) uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website without storing any personally identifiable information about you. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, allows us to improve our site and also allows us to offer you appropriate information about our products and services when you are online.

If you continue browsing in THE WEBSITE, we consider that you accept this cookie policy.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Most of the cookies that we use are “analytical” cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

A small number of our cookies are “advertising” cookies. We use these cookies to provide you with content which is more relevant to your interests.

None of our cookies store any personal information such as your name or address Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of THE WEBSITE.

Cookies by 3rd party platforms and sites

To support our content publication, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as You Tube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, You Tube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact many of our websites now carry embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through a number of popular social networks or use some functionalities provided by those social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. THE WEBSITE does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Cookies used

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the following lines:

Own cookies

THE WEBSITE uses the cookie viewed_cookie_policy which is used to know if the user has seen the notification about cookie policy.

THE WEBSITE uses WordPress as platform to provide the content. WordPress needs to put the cookies wordpress_test_cookie, wordpress_, wordpress_logged_in_, wp-settings-, wp-settings-time- y wordpress_test_ to make sure that the session of the user is correct and provide a good user experience on the WEBSITE.

3rd party cookies

Google Analytics:
THE WEBSITE uses the cookies _ga and _gat which are used by the analytics service provided by Google, Google Analytics. You can find more information here: https://www.google.co.uk/intl/en-GB/policies/privacy/

Google AdSense:
THE WEBSITE could use the cookies DART which is used by the advertising service provided by Google, Google AdSense and Google DoubleClick. Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s previous visits to your website or other websites. Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info). You can find more information here: https://www.google.co.uk/intl/en-GB/policies/privacy/partners/ and https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/1348695

Turning off Cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Below are links to the ‘Help’ pages of major browsers which explain how you can do this. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site or any other websites that you visit.

Internet Explorer – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Cookies
Chrome – https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Safari – http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5000
Opera – http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after a period of time.

Update of this policy

THE WEBSITE can modify this cookies policy to be legal with the laws of EU. We encourage users to visit this policy regularly for any changes.