About IFRSbox Cookies


What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers. Cookies contain information that is stored on the browser of your computer or mobile devices hard drive.


Cookies have existed for a number of years, and are very widespread. You may already have cookies activated in your computer. Don’t worry.

Cookies won’t damage your computer, and ifrsbox.com does not store any item of information that can identify you personally –such as your credit card details– in the cookies it creates.

What type of cookies do we use?

Cookies can be in the form of session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your web-browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted or until they reach their expiry date.

We use several types of cookies, including authentication cookies (to verify users and enable correct interaction with the site), analytical cookies (to see how many visitors we have, how they move around the website and from which countries they come – here, we use cookies by Google Analytics, too); functionality cookies (to make our courses run when you actually log in, to enable you commenting below our posts, etc.); marketing cookies (to make our discounted offers of the courses available).

Some third party cookies are set by services that appear on our pages. They are set by the operators of that service and are not in our control. They are set by Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and LinkedIn Share and relate to the ability of users to share content on this site.

If you’d like to know details about the specific cookies we use, please use our contact form to write us.

What kind of information do we collect by using cookies?

We do NOT collect any personal data.

When you visit our website, we may automatically collect the following types of information from you: Your internet protocol (IP) address, your login information, operating system and platform, information about your visits including the URL you came from, your country, the search terms you used in our website, length of visits to certain pages,) and the methods used to browse away from the page. Most of this information is used mainly (but not only) by Google Analytics and our course management system.

How can you refuse cookies?

Most browsers allow you to refuse cookies. You may block our cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You can find out more about cookies and how to delete and control them on www.aboutcookies.org or click help in your browser menu.

Note, if you block our use of cookies, you may be unable to access certain areas of our website and certain functions and pages will not work in the usual way.

Why are we telling you this?

We’re telling you this because there has just been a change in European Union legislation that affects all European websites, and we want to be clear and honest with you at all times with regard to your privacy when using our website.

It’s very important to us that you feel you can trust and have confidence in us. What’s more, we’re also devising a range of improvements relating to cookies and the privacy of our website.