Cookie Policy

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the Website Cookie Usage and Settings ("Cookie Policy") for www.ihgacademy.com ("Website"). Please read this Cookie Policy carefully before using the Website.

The Website is operated by Six Continents Limited which is a part of the InterContinental Hotels Group of companies (together or individually, as the context may require "IHG" or the "Company"). The documents, data, information and other materials (collectively the "Material(s)") contained on the Website are processed by, Six Continents Limited, a company registered in England and Wales, whose registered office is Broadwater Park, Denham, Buckinghamshire, UB9 5HR, with registered number 913450.

1. Cookie Usage

1.1 The standard cookie policy for this Website is to allow all cookies. The privacy and security of your personal information is very important to us. We are not saving or sharing any personal information about you through cookies, unless you expressly agree otherwise - that includes your credit card number or address. We strive to protect your personal data and only use your personal data to process your chosen transaction. If you would like to learn more about how we protect your privacy please read our Privacy Policy.

2. What are cookies?

2.1 Cookies are small files that websites save to your computer when you visit and navigate through their websites. They are widely and commonly used to make websites function properly and to make them function more efficiently, as well as to provide different types of information to the website owners.

2.2 Some of the ways we use cookies are to:

(a) identify any problems you may have encountered during your Website visit;

(b) collect non-personal data and information so that our affiliates can use that information to show you messages that may be more relevant to your interests; and

(c) remember your login details, which makes it easier for you to use the Website.

3. Functional Cookies

3.1 Functional cookies support the use of the site and enable enhanced and personalised features. Some of these cookies are necessary to enable you to move around the Website without encountering problems and to use certain functionality.

3.2 Functional cookies will:

(a) save which destinations in the Website and dates you've searched for on the Website;

(b) remember selections that you make from page to page; or

(c) store information that supports network communication.

3.3 Functional cookies will not:

(a) save any personal information (unless you agree otherwise), or

(b) gather information that could be used for marketing purposes.

 

Cookie Name Cookie Use  Purpose
ASP.NET_SessionId User Login This cookie is set by the Internet Information Service (IIS). This cookie is then made available to ASP.NET applications such as EasySite in order to track the user during their visit to the website. The cookie is deleted when you exit the website and does not store any personal information. 

 

4. Performance Cookies

4.1 Performance cookies collect information and support the measurement of this site. This information helps us to improve the site by identifying any problems that you may encounter during your visit and by learning how you entered the site and which pages you visited.

4.2 Performance cookies will:

(a) save information to ensure a consistent look and feel on the Website, and

(b) save information about how you navigate through our site and where you encounter problems or errors.

4.3 Performance cookies will not:

(a) provide any information to advertisers with the purpose of targeting you with advertisements on other websites.

5. Targeting Cookies

5.1 These cookies are linked to social sharing services such as those provided by Facebook and Twitter.

5.2 Targeting cookies will:

(a) save non-personal information, including the type of web browser that you used, the date and time of your visit and which pages you viewed.

5.3 Targeting cookies will not:

(a) save any personal information (e.g. email address), or

(b) cause you to receive any additional advertisements or emails.

6. Managing Cookies

6.1 If you are interested in managing your cookies we recommend two resources:

(a) To learn more about how to manage and control cookies through you web browser, we recommend http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

(b) If you want to opt out of advertising networks you can use the NAI Opt-out Tool.

6.2 Please understand that even though your browser and other tools provide you with control over your cookies, it is possible for this site to create a cookie during future visits. Based on the actions you take and because we use cookies that are strictly necessary for our Website to function properly, it is possible that these types of cookies may reappear on your machine on future visits.

6.3 There are a small number of cookies not listed here that are no longer in use, but that may still appear on your computer as we phase these out. Please understand that we are no longer collecting information through these cookies. These cookies will expire and, when they do, they will be removed from your computer automatically.