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ESL Cookie Policy

ESL Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a pleasant experience when you browse our website and allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

What type of cookies do we use?

We use the following type of cookies:

  • Necessary cookies. These are cookies that are needed 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.
  • Performance cookies. These 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.


Who do we work with?

This is the complete list of providers that ESL Education is working with, please note that not all these cookies are present in each of our domains.

Provider: CookieControl
Purpose: CookieControl helps us to manage your cookie preferences on Where users have previously showed a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in a cookie.
Duration: 180 days

Provider: Cloudflare
Purpose: We use Cloudflare to improve loading times for our users. They may place necessary cookies used to identify malicious visitors to our websites, to assist with web-traffic clarification, and to reduce the chance of blocking legitimate users.
Duration: 1 month 

Provider: / Google
Purpose: Cookies used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
Duration: Up to 1 year

Provider: Facebook
Purpose: Cookies by Facebook are used to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
Duration: Up to 2 years

Provider: Google
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Duration: Up to 2 years
Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data

Purpose: provides the live chat service on our website. Some of these cookies are used to identify past chat conversations and to improve the service. 
Duration: Up to 6 months 

Provider: YouTube
Purpose: We embed videos from our YouTube channel. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.
Duration: Up to 2 years 
Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page

Provider: Neural.ONE
Purpose: Neural.ONE tracks a visitor’s movements around the website to gather information about campaigns, impressions, clicks and events to perform attribution analysis or other analytics of advertising audiences.
Duration: 1 year

Provider:  Awin
Purpose: These cookies are used solely for the purpose of tracking the success of affiliation advertising campaigns.
Duration: Up to 90 days

Provider:  Microsoft
Purpose:  These cookies are used by Microsoft advertising to anonymously identify user sessions to help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
Duration: Up to 1 year

Provider:  AdGravity
Purpose: These cookies are used for advertising purposes. They inform if an ad has been shown before and general visitor behaviour on the website with the purpose of optimise the display of ads based on the user’s actions. These cookies are used as well to present the visitor with relevant content and advertisement.
Duration: Up to 1 year

How do third parties use cookies on the site?

In some circumstances, we may work with third parties to provide services on our website. Third-party advertisers and other organizations may use their own cookies to collect information about your activities on our site and/or the advertisements you have clicked on. This information may be used by them to serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you based on the content you have viewed. Third-party advertisers may also use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements. We do not control these cookies and to disable or reject them, please see below the list of partners that we work with and how you can reject them.

How to prevent the collection of cookies & disabling them

To prohibit the collection of cookies you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

If you would like to prevent ESL from collecting cookies when you visit our site, please update the privacy setting in your chosen web browser. You can directly control cookie acceptance from there:

Google Chrome:

Mozilla Firefox:

To opt-out of Double Click / IDE, please visit:

Google Analytics:


Facebook and Instagram:





Please also see our Privacy Policy to understand the other ways in which we use the information we collect. If you have any further queries, please contact us.


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