Hebrew Union College’s Cookie Notice

This page describes how Hebrew Union College (“HUC”) uses cookies and similar tracking technologies (“Cookies”) when you access our website and our online services (“Website”). HUC’s Website uses Cookies to store information on your computer. These Cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users. Please refer to our Privacy Notice regarding how we use your information generally. If you do not wish to accept our use of Cookies, you may decline Cookies on our Website.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files that are sent by the web server that hosts our Website to the web browser on the computer or device you use to access our Website. These Cookies enable the computer server to collect information from the browser on your device about your browsing activity when using your device to access our Website. Using Cookies, the Website can recognize and remember certain information about you when you revisit. For more information, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

How Does HUC Use Cookies?

We use Cookies to better understand how our Website is used and provide a more user-friendly experience. For example, using knowledge of your previous Website visits, we can tailor content to match your particular needs and interests when you revisit our Website. Please note that HUC does not use Cookies to collect sensitive personal data or financial details such as credit card information. You may decline Cookies on our Website if you do not wish to accept our use of Cookies. You can also disable cookies using the settings on your web browser although this may affect your ability to get full use of all the features on our Website.

Types of Cookies

HUC currently uses, and may use in the future, the following types of cookies on our Website.

Session Cookies: Help us maintain security and verify your details while you use the Website which enables you to avoid having to re-enter your details each time you enter a new page. Session cookies are temporary and will expire at the end of a browser session. Session cookies allow the Website to recognize you as you navigate between pages during a single browser session and allow you to use the Website most efficiently.

Persistent Cookies: Help us recognize you as a unique user when you return to our Website so that you do not have to input your details multiple times, examples of this include your preferred currency and time zones and to help us better understand how users use the Website so that we may make improvements.

We also use some Cookies which are strictly necessary in order for you to use the functions available on our Website.

How Does HUC Use Information from Cookies?

We use the information to contact you for your feedback on our services, to share enhancements to our Website, and to inform you about new products and services.

How Long Do Cookies Stay On My Device?

This depends on the type of cookie (persistent or session cookie). Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies will stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted. Persistent cookies have typical expiration dates ranging from two months up to a couple of years.

Cookie Acceptance

By clicking Accept Cookies when you visit our Website, you consent to our use of Cookies as updated from time to time. In particular, you consent to Cookies being stored on your computer and/or mobile device (unless rejected or disabled by your browser).

How To Disable Cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the Cookies which are set by our Website, you can either decline Cookies when you visit our Website, or you can do this through your browser settings. Please note, most browsers are initially set to accept cookies.

To manage your use of cookies there are various resources available. You can also disable or delete the stored data used by technology similar to cookies by managing your browser’s “add-on settings” or visiting the website of its manufacturer. Click the links below to find out how to change your cookie settings in:

Internet explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, iPhone and iPad, Samsung

As our Cookies allow you to access some of our Website’s essential features we recommend that you leave cookies enabled; otherwise, if cookies are disabled, it may mean that you experience reduced functionality or will be prevented from using our Website altogether.