Effective date: 29 January, 2024

Cookie Policy

BlueDot Impact Ltd is a non-profit based in the UK. We’re registered as a company limited by guarantee (company number 14964572).

You can contact us via our online form.

We use cookies and similar technologies on our websites and applications, including bluedot.org, aisafetyfundamentals.com, biosecurityfundamentals.com (collectively “Platforms”).

What are cookies?

A cookie is a very small text document, which can include a unique identifier. Cookies are created when your browser loads a particular website, and are stored on your device. When you move between pages or later return to the same website, the browser can retrieve the cookie and send it to the website’s server.

We also use other forms of technology (such as pixels and web beacons) which serve a similar purpose to cookies. When we refer to cookies in this Cookie Policy, this term includes these similar technologies. If you’d like more information about our privacy practices, see our Privacy policy.

Your use of our Platforms may result in some cookies being stored that aren’t controlled by us. This may occur when the part of the website you’re visiting includes content displayed from a third party website such as X or LinkedIn. You should review the privacy and cookie policies of such services to find out how they use cookies.

What cookies do we use and what information do they collect?

Essential cookies

These cookies are required to enable core functionality. This includes technologies that allow you access to our Platforms, services, applications, and tools; that are required to identify irregular site behaviour, prevent fraudulent activity and improve security; or that allow you to make use of other website functions.

The cookies that we use in this category are:

  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-*: Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in various categories.
  • _GRECAPTCHA: Set by the provider ReCaptcha. This is used on forms to protect our Platforms against bots.
  • __stripe_mid, __stripe_sid, ndcd: Set by Stripe. This is used to prevent fraud when taking payments.
  • agisf_* (when logged in): Set by our course hub. This keeps you signed in to your account as you navigate between pages.

Non-essential cookies

These cookies help us improve or optimize the experience we provide. They allow us to measure how visitors interact with the Platforms and we use this information to improve the user experience and performance of the Platforms.

These cookies are used to collect technical information such as the last visited page, the number of pages visited, whether or not email communications are opened, which parts of our Platforms or email communication are clicked on and the length of time between clicks.

They may also collect information to provide helpful features and e.g. be used to remember your preferences (such as your language preference), your interests and the presentation of the Website (such as the font size).

The cookies that we use in this category are:

  • _ga*, _gid, _gat: Set by Google Analytics. This helps us understand how people are interacting with our websites.
  • _vwo*: Set by Visual Website Optimizer. This allows us to A/B test different versions of our site.
  • agisf_* (when not logged in): Set by our course hub. This helps us understand how people are interacting with our course hub.
  • Google gclid: Set by Google Ads. This helps us understand how effective our marketing efforts are, for example by tracking when users who clicked an advert go on to apply for a course.
  • X (Twitter) pixel: Set by X Ads. This helps us understand how effective our marketing efforts are, for example by tracking when users who clicked an advert go on to apply for a course.
  • Meta (Facebook) pixel: Set by Meta Ads. This helps us understand how effective our marketing efforts are, for example by tracking when users who clicked an advert go on to apply for a course.
  • LinkedIn Insight tag: Set by LinkedIn Ads. This helps us understand how effective our marketing efforts are, for example by tracking when users who clicked an advert go on to apply for a course.

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