Basic Description

Cookies are temporary data files that are downloaded to your computer whenever you visit a website in your browser. They are designed to help make the website’s operation simpler by remembering user preferences.

They contain information about the use of your computer but do not include any personal information such as names or address details.

How We Uses Cookies

Cookies are used on the site for a number of operational reasons for its smooth operations. These are detailed below.

The information collected via Professors Without Borders (PROWIBO) and third parties does not include personal such as names but does include information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the website along with your location.

Internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. It is highly recommended that you do not attempt this as it may severely affect the functionality of the site and how you experience it.

For information on controlling cookies you can find information from your browsing platform.

Types of Cookies Used By Us

PROWIBO uses personalised cookies for general administration. These cookies may remain after you end your respective browsing session to remember your preferences for when you return.

When you submit data to PROWIBO through a form such as those found on our [contact page], general form pages, and comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third-party Services Cookies

PROWIBO uses social media plugins to allow you to connect with your online social network in various ways. The following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+ also collect some data when you click on them some cases.

Analytics Cookies

These monitor how visitors interact with the Website and how they reached it. This is used so that PROWIBO can see figures on which types of content users enjoy most. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

PROWIBO also makes use of WordPress site statistics and Jetpack site statistics. The privacy policy for the Jetpack powered site stats can be found here.

Adverting and Management  

The Google AdSense service is used for the sites advertising income and uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to audiences.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

The site also makes use of cookies when you vote in opinion polls to ensure that you can only vote once.

More Information

Hopefully this information answers all of your questions on how we use and store your data. For more information on PROWIBO’s use of cookies and this Cookie Policy, please contact the team through the [contact form].

As revised 15 March 2017