A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree to accept it, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to efficiently respond to you as an individual. The web application can then tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our Website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. We also use a widget which is known as a session cookie which enables you to continue to be logged into our Website without having to leave and re-enter (if desired). A saved search function cookie allows you to search course information, our directories and our site’s profiles. These are not considered to be detrimental to your computer system, files or records.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better Website experience, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may however prevent you from taking full advantage of the functions and enjoyment of our Website.