Cookies Policy

About cookies

All the IPSA websites use cookies. By using these websites and agreeing to this policy, you consent to IPSA's use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. 

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.  This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers. 

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.  Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on IPSA websites

IPSA uses cookies on its websites for the following purposes:

  • Personalize the website for you;
  • Enable your access to and use of the website services;
  • Supply you services that you may purchase;
  • Other such uses.

Google cookies

IPSA uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information.  Google's privacy policy is available at:

IPSA also uses the following Google features which may use cookies:

  • Google Fonts API;
  • Google Maps;
  • Google Forms;
  • Google Hosted Libraries;
  • etc.

These services are also governed by Google's privacy policy which is available at:

Other third party cookies

When you use this website, you may also be sent the following third party cookies, which may be used for the following purposes:

  • Social media features, such as the Facebook Like button, Google Plus, and Twitter widgets. These features may collect information about you and the page you are visiting on our websites, and they may set cookies. Your interactions with these features and the information from or about you collected by them are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.  

In Google Chrome, you may change your cookie settings by clicking at the top right “More Settings”, “Advanced”, Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings, “Cookies”. Then “Turn Allow sites to save and read cookie data on or off”.  

In Microsoft Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Microsoft Edge, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Settings”, “View Advanced Settings” and selecting “Block all cookies” in the “Cookies” menu.

In Mozilla Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.