Cookie Policy


Version 13.04.2019 – 1

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and governs the manner in which GOBAKO Learning Center (hereafter also referred to as ‘GOBAKO’, ‘We’) and any Third-Party use and store cookies on the User’s (hereafter also referred to as the ‘Particpant’, ‘Student’, ‘Viewer’, ‘You’) computer while visiting website and learning platform (hereafter also referred to as the ‘Websites’).

This Cookie Policy must be read in conjunction with the Privacy Policy Notice, which sets out additional details on your rights and applies to the Websites and all services offered by GOBAKO.

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This cookie statement was last updated on 12 April 2019 and applies to citizens of the European Economic Area.

Article 1. Introduction and definitions

1.1 What are cookies? A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of our Websites and stored by your browser on the hard drive of the device you use to access our Websites or our learning Platform GOSTELO (e.g. your computer, smartphone, tablet or another device). The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit. Each cookie expires after a certain period of time depending on what we use it for.

1.2 What are scripts? A script is a piece of programme code that is used to make our Websites function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our servers or your device.

1.3 What is a web beacon? A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. We don’t use such objects on any page of our Websites.

Article 2 : Type of Cookies

2.1 Strictly Necessary cookies (Technical/functional) – Those cookies are placed to ensure that our website delivers you information and services securely and optimally and they cannot be deactivated. They are used to authenticate you and offer basic Site features (for example, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our Websites and the learning course items remain in your shopping cart until payment is completed).

2.2 Third party cookies (Analytics) – We use analytical cookies Google Analytics to get anonymous insights in the usage of our Website such as counting the number of visitors, how frequent an error page appears,… You can disable those cookies in your Cookie Settings preferences or block them directly in your internet browser.

2.3 Other cookies (Advertising) – We do not use any advertising cookies and do not use social media buttons to promote web pages or share them on social networks.

Article 3. Placed Cookies

3.1 The Cookies table below list all the internal and third-party cookies we use and place in your computer while you navigate through our Websites and learning Plaform GOSTELO. As the names, numbers, and purposes of these cookies may change over time, this page may be updated to reflect those changes.

Strictly Necessary Cookies (Technical/Functional)
The following cookies are placed to keep track of sales, shopping cart items, keep your cookie settings preferences and to ensure security of payments via our website. No personal information is stored within these cookies.
Used Name Retention Period Details Opt-out option
woocomerce_cart_hash 24 hours (Session) Contains information about the cart as a whole and helps us know when the cart data changes. N/A
woocommerce_items_in_cart 24 hours (Session) Contains information about the cart as a whole and helps us know when the cart data changes. N/A
wpwoocomerce_session_xxxxxx 24 hours (Session) Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.  N/A
pum-xxxxxx 1 month (Persistent) Tracks GDPR cookie consent of our visitors N/A
_stripe_sid 30 minutes (Session) Session ID cookie used for secured payments via our website N/A
_stripe_mid 1 year (Persistent) Merchand ID cookie used for secured payments via our website N/A
Third Party Cookies (Analytical)
Google Analytics is a simple, easy-to-use tool that helps us measure how users interact with our website content. As a user navigates between web pages, Google Analytics provides us JavaScript tags (libraries) to record information about the page a user has seen, for example the URL of the page. The Google Analytics JavaScript libraries use HTTP Cookies to “remember” what a user has done on previous pages / interactions with our website.
Used Name Retention Period Details Opt-out option
_ga 2 years (Persistent) Used to distinguish users (anonymous data).
_gat_xxxxxx 1 minute (Session) Used to throttle request rate (anonymous data).
_gid 24 hours (Session) Used to distinguish users (anonymous data).

Article 4 : Consent

4.1 When you visit our Websites for the first time, a pop-up with an explanation about cookies and a request to consent to them will be shown. As soon as you click on the “Confirm” button, you give immediate consent to GOBAKO Learning Center to use and place all cookies and plug-ins as set in your current Cookie Settings. You can always disable the use of cookies via your internet browser settings even after having given your consent to us, but this is not recommended as our Websites may no longer work properly.

Article 5 : Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

5.1 You can, at anytime, enable, disable or delete cookies placed by us our one of our Third Party. If you don’t want any cookie to be placed, you should use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may or may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser to receive a message or alert each time a cookie is placed.

5.2 For more information about these options, we invite you to refer to your browser’s configuration documentation (e.g. Help section) since the steps for doing so are usually browser-specific. One important note is that if you do go this route, this might adversely impact your ability to use our services effectively. Enabling cookies ensures a smoother experience when you use our site.