Cookies and Personal Information Collected via Technology

Updated 03/03/2020
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Potential.ly like most other websites and other similar technologies will store small text files called a "Cookie" on your computer to store information that helps us provide a better user experience and improve our service for you.

We use these cookies to store your login information (if any) and your personal preferences for the Services. These cookies are used when you view the website of clients using potential.ly from a web browser or a mobile browser. They help with certain actions, for example, to save you time by returning you to a specific page and recall your previous experience. These cookies are safe and secure, and do not contain sensitive information.

As you use the Services, certain information may also be collected passively, including your Internet protocol (IP) address and the browser that you use to visit the Site.

Potential.ly may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). While you will still be able to use the Services if you disable Cookies in your browser, certain parts of the Services may not function as effectively.

Since the foregoing information may be collected when you are signed into the Services, this information may be associated by us with Personal Information that we have collected from you.

Cookies we use

The cookies we use are for the following purposes:

1. To authenticate you and maintain status - we use cookies in order to identify you as a user when you visit our website and throughout your navigation on Potential.ly; to help us to determine if you are logged into our website or not.

2. For security – similar to authentication, we use cookies as part of security measures that protect user accounts and to protect our website and services generally. For example, this helps prevent fraudulent use of your login credentials.

3. Personalisation of your experience - we use cookies that store information about your preferences in order to personalise our services for you, for example, the learning resources recommended or notifications of progress across activities.

4. For analysis and testing - we use cookies to help analyse and test the performance of our website and services;

5. For cookie consent - we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally;
and for customer support - cookies are required to use our customer support widget (provided by Intercom).


Cookies used by our service providers

To effectively deliver our services and a good user experience we utilise a number of other service providers who also use cookies. Those cookies may also be stored on your computer when you visit our website. For example, we use Google Analytics, to analyse the use of our website.

These services providers store information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is sometimes used to create reports about the use of our website.

Our analytics service providers' privacy policies are available at:

Google Analytics

Cookie used: _ ga, gtag.js and analytics.js

Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users, remember the number and time of previous visits, remember traffic source information, determine the start and end of a session or throttle the request rate.

These cookies collect information that is used in an aggregated format to help us understand how our services are being used or how effective are marketing campaigns are, or to help us customise experiences for you.

You can find out how to opt-out here, https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Find out more here

Intercom

Cookie used: intercom-*

Cookies set by intercom for its in-app messaging system

Find out more here

Managing cookies

Most web browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies as well as allowing you to delete all or specific cookies. How to do this depends on each browser and version. Find out more up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies here for each main browser:
Chrome
Safari
Internet Explorer
Edge
Firefox
Opera

It is important to note that if you block all cookies it will have a negative impact upon the usability of not just Potential.ly also most other websites. Therefore, if you choose to block cookies, you will not be able to use many features or services.
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This Privacy Policy was last updated March 2020.

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