What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server. Only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier as well as the site name.
What cookies do we use?
We use essential and functional cookies on your Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
We use AWS servers to host this site. These servers collect two cookies to identify which server currently has the best availability and sends the information to that server. This makes the performance of the site and your experience better. No personal data is collected by these essential cookies and they are deleted at the end of each session.
Moodle collects two cookies on this site:
- The essential Moodle Session cookie must be allowed in your browser to make sure that you remain logged in while using the site. This cookie does collect personal data (log in information). When you log out or close the browser, this data is deleted (in your browser and on the server).
- The MoodleID cookie can be activated to remember your username when you log in. You can choose to activate this cookie or not on the log-in screen by checking the box to âremember usernameâ. This cookie does collect personal data (log in information) and it is kept for 60 days.
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How can you disable cookies?
If you would like to prevent Kaplan International Pathways VLE from collecting cookies when you visit the application, please update the privacy setting in your chosen web browser.
You can directly control cookie acceptance from there, however please note that doing so will affect the functionality of the VLE, for example you will be asked to log in again on each new page of the VLE because the session cookie will be unable to identify you from your initial log in.
Find out more about how to disable cookies on your browser on the browser Privacy pages: