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What are Cookies
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If you may have noticed, we are constantly striving to improve your user experience on our Site. To identify what we can improve next, we are consistently analyzing anonymized user interactions with our site. This helps us understand how individuals like you are using our site, what features they use most often, and what problems and challenges they might be facing.
In particular, we are using Google Analytics. Aside from the approximate location (determined via IP address), Google Analytics collects mostly anonymous traffic data including browser information, user language, and device information.
What Cookies Does ZWIA Use?
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Persistent cookies (also known as tracking cookies) store user preferences, such as what currency settings you have selected on our course pages. These settings make our website easier to navigate for you.
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