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Cookie Policy

Last Updated: May 22, 2024


This Cookie Policy explains how Codility (“Codility”, “we”, “us”, and “our”) uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our websites, use our Services, or interact with our content. It explains what these technologies are, why we use them, and your rights to control our use of them.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are data that sites and services you use or visit can set on your browser or device. They can typically be read on future visits to learn more about the User and personalize an experience, including the ads displayed to the User. “Cookies” is also a term that may refer to a range of technologies that help an operator identify Users and devices, which can help personalize an experience, prevent fraud, store preferences, and speed up content delivery. For more information on how Codility processes your personal information, please see our Privacy Policy.

How Does Codility Use Cookies?

Codility may employ cookies and related technologies for a variety of purposes, including:

  • To learn more about how our products and Services are used and similar analytical purposes;
  • To understand how to improve performance;
  • To prevent fraud;
  • To customize our products and Services with more relevant content.

What Types of Cookies and Other Technologies Does Codility Use?

Codility employs several technologies to provide and improve the Service. Depending on your location, you will be offered a choice to accept or decline our use of these technologies, but you are also welcome to exercise the preferences described below. Generally, our cookies fall into the following categories:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are often used for security purposes or are set in response to actions you take that amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work.
  • Performance Cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources to measure and improve our site’s performance. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.
  • Targeting Cookies: Our advertising partners may set these cookies through our site. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Specific Technologies Employed

Codility uses the following specific technologies:

  • Browser Cookies: Codility uses browser cookies. Most major browser companies offer tools or settings for Users who do not want cookies set or read on their devices. Please visit your browser’s settings or privacy settings pages.
  • Beacons, Pixel Tags, Clear GIFs: Codility or its service providers or third parties advertising within the Service may use these technologies to learn the online behavior and interests of Users and to personalize ads that Users see. To learn more about behavioral advertising, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s website.
  • Device IDs and Digital Fingerprinting: The Service may use one or more of a variety of unique identifiers to recognize users and their devices, including MAC address, IDFA, Android Ad ID, and digital fingerprint, which may be comprised of several types of data, including device name, the app list or applications installed on the device, and browser characteristics. NOTE: Codility may also generate and assign a user ID when you access or use one of its Services.

Your Choices Regarding Cookies

Codility has implemented a cookie management tool for this website. This tool can be accessed via the banner on the website. If you dismiss this banner, enter the browser privacy configuration and add necessary changes.

Browser Plugins and Additional Controls

Several browser plugins are available to Users who want to be better informed about and have more control over the use of cookies and related technologies on their devices. Some popular ones are Ghostery and Abine.

Information and Choices Regarding Tracking and Targeting on Mobile Devices

  • Apple Devices: Apple offers options for limiting tracking and targeting in relation to ads. If you use an Apple device, go here.
  • Android Devices: Android offers options for limiting tracking and targeting in relation to ads. If you use an Android device, navigate to the Google settings page, select ads, and then choose to reset your Android Ad ID or opt-out of personalized ads.
  • Mobile Ad Networks: To learn about options for many mobile ad networks, go here.

Data Protection Rights

You have the following rights regarding your data:

  • Right to Access: You can request copies of your data.
  • Right to Rectification: You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate or complete information you think is incomplete.
  • Right to Erasure: Under certain conditions, you have the right to request that we erase your personal data.
  • Right to Restrict Processing: Under certain conditions, you have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • Right to Object to Processing: Under certain conditions, you have the right to object to our processing of your personal data.
  • Right to Data Portability: Under certain conditions, you have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization or directly to you.

Retention Period

We retain cookies for different periods depending on their purpose. Some cookies are deleted when you close your browser, while others are maintained for more extended periods, such as when they are used for personalization or security purposes. Details about data retention can be found under the settings in our cookie consent banner.

Updates to the Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect changes in technology, data protection laws, or our data practices. When we make significant changes, we will notify you via the website or by other means, such as email, so you can review them before they become effective.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please get in touch with us at [email protected].