What are cookies?
What types of cookies are in use and what are they used for?
The cookies on the NOLS websites do not collect personally identifiable information beyond your first name. We use a variety of cookie types to make our websites functional for our users.
These cookies allow our websites to remember information that changes the way the site behaves or looks, such as your preferred language or the region you are in. These cookies can also assist you in changing text size, font, and other parts of web pages that you can personalize.
We use security cookies to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of login credentials, and protect user data from unauthorized parties.
Some of these cookies capture and use your first name to make the website friendly and to address you by name when you log in to our website.
These cookies help make the website work and deliver services that the website visitor expects, like navigating around web pages,accessing secure areas of the website, or accepting payment for services offered on the site. Without these cookies, the website cannot function properly.
Social Sharing cookies
We enable users to share content on their social media platforms via AddThis. The cookies allow our visitors to share our content on social media platforms outside of the NOLS.edu website.
Third Party cookies
Google Analytics is Google’s analytics tool that helps website and app owners understand how their visitors engage with their properties. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google.
Click here for a link to the full Google cookies policy.
We also use HubSpot’s website analytics to evaluate how our website is meeting the needs of our customers (current and prospective).
Click here for a link to the full Hubspot cookies policy.
We use a variety of tools as part of our chat/messaging services to offer an alternate method of communication with our admissions team.
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Click here for a link to the full Help Scout cookies policy.
How can I manage cookies in my browser?
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. You may find more information about removing or restricting cookie use at allaboutcookies.org.
What happens if I stop allowing cookies
If you delete cookies or disable cookies this could mean that the particular feature or service associated with a part of the NOLS website may not be available to you or may not function as expected.