Cookie Policy

Welcome to The Language Jungle, and our website at www.thelanguagejungle.ch. This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them and sits in line with the Swiss Federal Data Protection Act, “SFDPA” and, where applicable, the General Data Protection Regulation, “GDPR” and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive”PECD”.

You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use, i.e., what information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how cookie preferences can be controlled.

For more information about how we use, store, and keep your personal data secure, please see our Privacy Policy and our GDPR Compliance Statement, as relevant. If you have questions or comments, please contact us.

What are cookies and how do we use them?

Like most websites you visit, our website (“Site”) uses cookies and similar technologies to distinguish you from other visitors to our Site and, for example, to store and manage user preferences, provide targeted advertising, enable content, and collect data for analytics and user data. This helps us to provide you with a pleasant user experience when browsing our site and also enables us to improve our website.

Cookies

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website or embedded in a web page. The cookies can then be sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to any other website that recognises the cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and store your actions and preferences over time.

Wherever possible, we have taken security measures to prevent unauthorised access to our cookies and similar technologies. A unique identifier ensures that only we and/or our authorised service providers have access to the cookie data.

We require your consent to use certain types of cookies (except for “essential cookies” described below). You can refuse cookies at any time by changing your settings when you visit a website, by using the Consent Banner or by changing the cookie settings in your browser.

For more information about cookies, including information about which cookies have been placed on your device and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.aboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Web beacons

Web beacons (also known as internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs), are usually transparent images placed on a page or in an email. Web beacons are used in conjunction with cookies to track visitors’ actions on web sites. We may use beacons to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer to which the page containing the beacon was downloaded, the URL of the page containing the beacon, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, and the type of browser used to view the page.

How long do cookies last?

We use cookies and similar technologies that only remain on your device for as long as your browser is active (session cookies) and cookies and similar technologies that remain on your device for longer periods of time (persistent cookies). You are free to block, delete or disable these technologies if your device allows you to do so. You can change your cookies and your cookie settings in your browser or device settings.

What type of cookies are used on this website?

We use different types of cookies on our websites. Although they all work in basically the same way, there are some differences:

Essential (Necessary)cookies – These are cookies that are necessary for the operation of our website. These include, for example, cookies that allow you to log in to secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or use electronic billing services. Session and Persistent.

Functional (Performance) cookies – These are used to recognise you and your choices when you return to our website. This allows us to improve and personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences. In addition, cookies allow some features embedded in web sites to run properly. Session and Persistent.

Analysis Cookies – Analytics cookies collect information about how users use our website. They help us improve the functionality of our web site, see which areas of the web site are of greater interest to our customers, and learn more about the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. All of this helps us to provide our users with the best possible experience when visiting our web site. Session and Persistent.

Social media/sharing cookies – Our website may also include some social media features, etc. These features may collect your IP address, which page you visit on our website and may place a cookie or use similar technologies to make this feature work smoothly. The social media features are either hosted by third parties or directly on our website. We have no control over how the social networks collect and use your personal information and their use is subject to the privacy policy of the relevant social network. Session and Persistent.

The cookies we use

Cookie

Type

Description

Lifespan

_gid

Analytics

Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.

1 day

_gat_gtag_UA_214959096_1

Analytics

Set by Google to distinguish users.

1 minute

_ga_GWC5F5G35P

Analytics

This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.

2 years

_ga

Analytics

The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.

2 years

cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary

Necessary

Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the “Necessary” category.

1 year

cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional

Necessary

The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Functional”.

1 year

cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance

Necessary

Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to store the user consent for cookies in the category “Performance”.

1 year

cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics

Necessary

Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the “Analytics” category.

1 year

cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement

Necessary

Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the “Advertisement” category.

1 year

cookielawinfo-checkbox-others

Necessary

Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to store the user consent for cookies in the category “Others”.

1 year

 

Control and delete cookies

When you first use our website, you will notice that a cookie notice is displayed. If you use the website after accepting the cookie notice, or if you browse the website after being shown this notice, you agree that we may place cookies on your device in accordance with the terms of this Cookie Policy.

The majority of web browsers accept cookies. However, you can usually set the web browser to reject new cookies, disable existing ones or simply notify you when new ones are delivered to your device. If you do not agree to the use of the cookies listed above, please disable them according to the instructions below so that no cookies from this website can be placed on your device.

To do this, follow your browser’s instructions (usually under “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit”). Alternatively, you can find more information on cookie management at https://www.attacat.co.uk/resources/cookies/how-to-ban. Please note, however, that after rejecting or deactivating cookies, some functions of the website may be lost. If you deactivate a cookie or a category of cookies, the cookie will not be deleted from your device. You must do this yourself in your browser.

Changes in our use of cookies

Any changes in the use of cookies for this website will be posted here and, where necessary, clear notices will be posted on our web pages to indicate the changes. For more information on how we process personal data, please see our privacy policy.