Privacy and cookies
CIM Academy recognises that your privacy is important to you. The information you submit will be kept confidential and stored within a computer database or otherwise, by CIM, under strictly regulated conditions in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.
Any personal information provided by you to CIM Academy will only be used for the following purposes: updating and enhancing your CIM records, defining areas of interest to you and improving the website to meet users' habits and requirements, advising you of other CIM products and services which may be of interest.
CIM Academy will not make this information available to organisations outside of CIM, unless you opt-in to this service. By registering with CIM Academy you are consenting to the processing of your personal data as required and stated above. To opt-out of receiving information about CIM products and services please email firstname.lastname@example.org stating "Mail list1" in the subject line.
Cookies are small data files that allow a website to collect and store a range of data on your desktop computer, laptop or mobile device.
Site functionality cookies – these cookies allow you to navigate the site and use our features.
Site analytics cookies – these cookies allow us to measure and analyse how our customers use the site, to improve both its functionality and your experience.
Customer preference cookies – when you are browsing on our site, these cookies will remember your preferences (like your language or location), so we can make your experience as seamless as possible, and more personal to you.
Targeting or advertising cookies – these cookies are used to deliver ads relevant to you. They also limit the number of times that you see an ad and help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. These Cookies may collect information about your online behaviour, such as your IP address, and the website you arrived from.
By using our site, you agree to us placing these sorts of cookies on your device and accessing them when you visit the site in the future. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, the “help” section in your browser should provide instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Further information about cookies can be found at www.aboutcookies.org.
This would also be a common experience of reduced functionality across many websites.
How do I opt-out of cookies?
You can manage the cookies that you allow on your computer through the internet browser that you use. You can also ask to be alerted every time a cookie is offered. There are instructions on how to manage your cookies using the most popular internet browsers below:
Find out which internet browser you use
- On a PC: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select 'About'
- On an Apple Mac: click on the Apple menu and select 'About' (make sure the browser is open)
Opting out of cookies in Internet Explorer
- Choose 'Tools'
- Click on 'Internet Options'
- Click the 'Privacy' tab
- Move the slider to choose your settings
- For more detailed privacy settings click on 'Advanced'
Opting out of cookies in Safari
- Choose 'Preferences' from Safari menu
- Select 'Security'
- Cookie settings are shown
- Choose your settings
Opting out of cookies in Google Chrome
As a default, Google Chrome allows all cookies. You can manage the behaviour of first-party and third-party cookies or even block them completely.
- Click on the 'Tools' menu
- Select 'Options'
- Click the 'Under the Bonnet' tab
- Find the 'Privacy' section
- Click 'Content settings'
- Click the 'Cookie settings' tab and choose your settings
Opting out of cookies in Mozilla Firefox
You can configure which sites are allowed to set cookies, how long to keep them for, and view and manage your existing cookies.
- Click on 'Menu', then 'Options'
- Select 'Privacy'
- Select 'Cookies'
- Choose your settings
Opting out of Flash Cookies
If you'd like to control the use of Flash Cookies on your computer, Adobe's website offers tools to do this.