Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we and the third-parties we partner with may use cookies on our Services, and how you can control cookies. This Cookies Policy should be read alongside, and in addition to, our Terms and Privacy Policy.

What Cookies Are

Cookies are small text files that are sent by your web browser to your computer or mobile device when you visit websites. Some of the resulting files are cached in your browser’s installation directory or subfolder. In these circumstances, your browser accesses these files when you visit the website that originally created the cookie.

We, and some of our third-party service providers, may use a few different types of cookies. Some are persistent cookies that are cached on your computer or mobile device for an extended period of time and some are session ID cookies that expire when you close your browser.

Why We Use Cookies

We use cookies as they help us do awesome things, such as run our Services, enhance and support your experience of our Services, perform analytics and deliver content and marketing that’s relevant to you. There are also cookies set by third-parties service providers that enable third-party features or functionality to be provided on or through our Services. 

By visiting our Services without changing your web browser settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies.

What Cookies We Use

Below is a list of cookies that we use on our Services. Our Services are always evolving, so check back regularly to remain up to date. If you think a cookie is missing from the tables below, please let us know at hello@minsitryoftesting.com.

MoT Cookies

COOKIE NAME

PURPOSE

PERSISTENT OR SESSION

_dojo_session

To identify a specific Service User, and validate their session on the MoT site.

SESSION

ahoy_visit, ahoy_vistor, ahoy_events

Helps us track Service User visits and actions while on our Services. More on Ahoy.

PERSISTENT

Third-Party Cookies

COOKIE NAME

PURPOSE

PERSISTENT OR SESSION

_forum_session

Session identification.

SESSION

_t

Service User authentication token for The Club.

PERSISTENT

Google Analytics (_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmz, _ga, _gid)

To track how Service Users use our Services.

Google provide specific information on each cookie.

You can opt out of Google Analytics.

PERSISTENT

intercom-lou, intertom-session

To identify Service Users in the intercom messenger.

PERSISTENT

_distillery

Tracking Service User behaviour in videos.

PERSISTENT

muxData

Tracking Service User behaviour in videos.

PERSISTENT

How You Can Control Cookies

You have the right to disable cookies and delete cookies stored on your computer or mobile device at any time by changing your cookie preferences in your web browser. Please refer to the “Help” function within your browser or follow the relevant link below to show you how. Please note, that you may not be able to use all our Services if cookies are disabled.

Effective as of 23rd May 2018