What are Cookies?

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In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like account logins, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better because they help us tailor what you see to what we have learned about your preferences during your visits to our site.

How Does 1st Class Economics Use Cookies?

In general, we use the following types of cookie:

Strictly Necessary Cookies: These are cookies required for the operation of our website. They include, for instance, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.

Analytical/Performance Cookies: These let us recognise and count the number of visitors and see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us improve how our website works, for example, by ensuring that users can easily navigate through our website.

Functionality Cookies: These are used to improve the functional performance of our website and make it easier for you to use it. For instance, they are used to remember that you have previously visited the website and selected to remain logged in.

Targeting Cookies: These record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will then use this information to make the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. Please note, these cookies do not contain any of your personal information.

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Managing Cookies

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Changes to Our Cookies policy

As we aim to meet high standards, our cookie policy is constantly under review and, from time to time, we may change how we use and place cookies. Subsequently, we recommend that you check this page sporadically in order to review our most up to date cookie policy.

Contact Us Regarding Cookies

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