The Muddy Puddle Teacher

Our Cookie Policy

The European Community recently introduced legislation to protect the privacy of web users by limiting how websites can use cookies. As a result, The Muddy Puddle Teacher Ltd. is committed to protecting your privacy. As part of this commitment, our Cookie Policy will provide you with information about the cookies we use. You are then able to can make informed decisions.

 Read the information below in conjunction with our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that our website(s) or services provided for us by other companies put on your computer and our Cookies Policy sets out how we adhere to the legislation. The information in them helps us to improve your experience of using our website and learning with us. When you log out of your learning or close your web browser, it deletes many of our cookies. None of our cookies contain any of your personally identifiable information.

Because you are using our website(s), you are subject to our Cookie Policy. We assume that you are happy for us to use cookies in this way.

If you are not happy with the content of our Cookie Policy, then you  should either:

  • Not use our website(s)
  • Set your web browser to not accept cookies from The Muddy Puddle Teacher Ltd
  • Use your web browser’s anonymous browsing setting (called ‘Incognito’ in Google Chrome, ‘InPrivate’ in Internet Explorer and ‘Private Browsing’ in Firefox)

For more information on cookies, how to control the sue of them in your browser and how to browse the internet anonymously visit the All About Cookies website. This is more general information about Cookies, rather than our Cookies Policy.

Why We Need to Use Cookies

Our learning systems rely on cookies to deliver your courses, you are effectively giving us consent to use cookies as outlined below. This is also true when you purchase or enroll on a block (The Muddy Puddle Teacher Ltd). We will not provide technical support to learners who choose not to accept cookies and then encounter issues with their learning.

You will not be able to purchase courses from the The Muddy Puddle Teacher Ltd website if you set your browser to not accept cookies. Our ecommerce system uses them to process transactions. We are unable to facilitate purchases by any other method (e.g. telephone sales). We cannot provide technical support to users who choose to block The Muddy Puddle Teacher Ltd cookies.

What cookies The Muddy Puddle Teacher Ltd uses

Session Cookies

We use a number of session cookies to provide functionality including, but not limited to:

  • Remembering who you are when you have logged into our website(s) or learning systems
  • Identify you when you move from one The Muddy Puddle Teacher Ltd system to another
  • Greet you by name on screen
  • Optimize the effectiveness of our web servers
  • Remember the items you have put into our shopping basket

We consider these cookies to be strictly necessary for the secure and efficient operation of our website(s) and learning systems and make your experience of using them easier and quicker.

If these cookies are blocked or disabled then much of the functionality of our systems will be broken.

DoubleClick (Google)

In accordance with this Cookie Policy, we use the DoubleClick (Google) cookie is used on a small number of pages on the The Muddy Puddle Teacher Ltd website to track the effectiveness of our Google Adwords and Google Sponsored Link advertising. For more information on how to permanently opt-out of DoubleClick placing this cookie on your computer.

Social Network Cookies

Some pages on our website(s) contain social network ‘share’ or ‘like’ buttons. The social network may set a cookie (or cookies) on you PC when you click on one of these buttons.

In order to implement these button on our website(s), we sue code which is hosted by the relevant social network. If you are a member of some of these networks, they may use this code to track that you have visited our website(s) whether you click the buttons or not.

The Muddy Puddle Teacher does not control these cookies or the underlying code. Check the cookie policy and privacy statement of the relevant social network before clicking them. Also find out how they track their members’ behaviour using these elements and understand how to opt out of this functionality.