Cookie Notice

1. Introduction

Our website uses cookies. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

2. About cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

3. Cookies that we use

We use cookies for the following purposes:

Mandatory cookies are used to

  • increase the page speed of our website
  • protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally

  • Functional cookies are used to
  • remember settings you have applied such as layout, language, or preferences
  • store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally

  • Performance cookies (Audience Measurement) are used to
  • provide statistics on how our website is used

  • see how effective our adverts are
  • detect any errors that occur
  • test different designs of our website

  • Targeting/Marketing/Personalization cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as 'Like' buttons and 'Share' buttons. We use them to
  • link to social networks like Facebook, which may subsequently use information about your visit to target advertising to you on other websites
  • provide advertising agencies with information on your visit so that they can present you with adverts that you may be interested in

  • Here is a list of some cookies installed on the website:
    Name Purpose Type of Cookie Link to More Information
    Google Analytics This is an Audience Measurement Tool. It provides
    statistics on how the website is used.
    Performance https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
    New Relic This cookie is used for
    monitoring the performance of web and mobile applications.
    Performance https://newrelic.com/termsandconditions/privacy
    Full Fabric This cookie is used for the application process,
    brochure downloads and event registrations.
    Mandatory https://fullfabric.com/privacy-statement/
    Blue Kai This cookie is used to track users across websites to enhance targeting
    capabilities.
    Targeting/Marketing/Personalization http://www.bluekai.com/consumers_howdoesitwork.php
    Tapad This cookie is used by a company that provides technology to track users across devices. This is done,to enhance targeting capabilities. Targeting/Marketing/Personalization https://www.tapad.com/privacy
    AddThis Allows the website visitor to easily share
    content to their social media profiles.
    Targeting/Marketing/Personalization http://www.addthis.com/privacy
    DoubleClick The Google ad publishing and distribution
    network.
    Targeting/Marketing/Personalization https://support.google.com/dfp_premium/answer/2839090?hl=en
    Facebook Social networking service that collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations, that
    is primarily used for Facebook's own tracking and targeting.
    Targeting/Marketing/Personalization https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
    LinkedIn Social networking service that collects data via plug-ins and integrations, that is primarily
    used for LinkedIn's tracking and targeting.
    Targeting/Marketing/Personalization https://www.linkedin.com/help/lms/answer/65521/the-linkedin-insight-tag-frequently-asked-questions?
    YouTube YouTube collects user data in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad
    range of their own and other websites.
    Targeting/Marketing/Personalization https://www.youtube.com/static?template=privacy_guidelines
    4. Cookie preferences
    You can manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies on our website by visiting the Cookie Settings or you can block the use of cookies by activating the settings in your browser (http://www.allaboutcookies.org/).
    Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
    We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this Notice. Please refer to this page from time to time to review these and any new additional information.

    The University of St.Gallen Master of Business Administration (MBA-HSG), 2018