Cookies on the ‘CityGrad’ site

Last revised - March 2016

We at CityGrad aim to be totally transparent with how we use our user’s information.

The following policy provides detailed information on how and when we use cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file stored onto your device that enables CityGrad to remember settings from your last visit to our website. For example the cookies we place allow us to identify your device, secure your access to our platform, it also allow us to know if another user attempts to access your account from a different device.

Do we use cookies?

The short answer is yes, we do use cookies.
We highlight in in Section 1.8 of our Privacy Policy (link to privacy policy). We use cookies to ensure all our users have a pleasant experience whilst on our platform. We also use cookies to help keep our users accounts safe.

By using / continuing to use our services, you the user are agreeing to the use of cookies for the reasons describe within this policy.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies have various uses, such as recognising you when you visit the CityGrad site, remembering your preferences (favorites) and giving you a personalized experience that matches your settings. Our cookies also make any interaction with our site more secure and faster.

This table gives some more information about what we use cookies for:

Categories of use Description
Authentication If you’re signed into CityGrad, cookies allow us to show you t5he right information and personalise your experience.
Security We use cookies to enable and support our security features, and to help us detect malicious activity and violations of out terms and conditions.
Preferences, Features and Services Cookies can tell us which language you prefer and what your communications preferences are. They also help you fill out form on CityGrad with ease
Performance, Analytics and Research Cookies help us learn how well our site performs in different locations. We also use cookies to understand, improve, and research products, features and, services included when you access CityGrad from other websites or devices.

When do we use cookies?

You the user will receive cookies from CityGrad once a browser loads our site.

What type of cookies does CityGrad use?

We at CityGrad use two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies.

A persistent cookie helps us recognize you as an existing user, so it's easier to return to using our platform without having to sign-in again.

After signing-in, a persistent cookie stays in your browser and will be read by CityGrad when you return to the site. Session cookies only last for as long as the session (usually the current visit to a web site or a browser session) As a business user the benefits of session cookies mean once you add a freelancer to you favorites list you’ll be able to review again (only if using the same device that you saved them through)

Controlling cookies

If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalised to you. It may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information

Cookie Policy

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