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Cookies Policy

Welcome to The Great Courses Plus and to thegreatcoursesplus.com website (“Website”).   The Teaching Company Sales, LLC d/b/a The Great Courses (“The Great Courses”), its subsidiaries and affiliates value your participation and loyalty. We are committed to the protection of subscriber and customer privacy.

Our Website uses cookies for a variety of purposes, including to distinguish you from other users of our Website. They also help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and allow us to improve our Website and services.

When you first access the Website, you will receive a message advising you that cookies are in use. By proceeding to use our Website and our Service, you understand and acknowledge that we will use cookies described in this Cookies Policy. 

You do not have to accept our cookies and can block them by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse all or some cookies. You may also delete them after they have been placed on your hard drive. You may also refuse cookies being set when a notice is displayed on the homepage of our Website asking you to consent to their use.  If you do not accept or delete our cookies, some areas of our Website that you access may take more time to work, or may not function properly. For more information about cookies, visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies collect information that is transferred from your browser or computer's hard drive to us.

We seek to use the following categories of cookies on the Website:

·         Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

·         Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

·         Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

·         Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

·         Third party cookies. Some advertising on the website is displayed on third party websites and put in place by a third party (an advertising agency for example). These third parties use their own cookies to analyse how many people have seen and/or clicked on an advertising banner. The cookies placed by third parties are based on the cookies policies of the companies which place them.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them (first and third party) in the table below:

Effective Date: May 2017