Effective date: 25 May 2018

This Cookie Policy (“Policy”) describes the cookies and other technologies that Memrise Limited (“Memrise”) uses on its website https://www.memrise.com (the “Website”) and the choices that you have. This Policy forms part of our Privacy Policy.

Upon your first connection to our Website, you will be asked to confirm whether you agree to our use of cookies and other technologies in accordance with this Policy, and if you accept we will store them on your computer.

Cookies and other technologies

A “cookie” is a piece of information sent to your browser by a website you visit. The Website uses cookies and other technologies to make it easier for you to use our services during future visits, monitor traffic on our Website or Apps and to personalize instructional content, pursuant to our Privacy Policy.

Some cookies expire after a certain amount of time, or upon logging out (session cookies), others remain on your computer or device for a longer period (persistent cookies). The Website uses first party cookies (cookies set directly by Memrise) as well as third-party cookies, as described below.

Technologies Used

I. Cookies

Type: Strictly Necessary

Purpose: To provide users with the services available through our Website and to use some of its features, such as the ability to log-in and access secure areas. These cookies are served by Memrise and are essential for using the Website. Without these cookies, basic functions of our Website would not work.

Opt-out: Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Website and our services, you cannot refuse them.


Type: Analytics / Performance

Purpose:To better understand the behaviour of the users on our Website and improve our services accordingly:

Google Analytics. To learn how Google uses data collected on our Website, visit https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners. Learn more on expiration of these cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.

Segment. To learn how Segment uses data collected on our Website, visit https://segment.com/docs/legal/privacy/.

Opt-out: You can prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics on our Website by using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
You can block or delete Segment cookies by changing the browser settings as explained under the “Your Choices” section below.


Type: Functionality

Purpose: To enhance the performance and functionality of the Website and our Services (such as collecting performance and error data, enabling customer support for users, for example offering live support chat).
These cookies are not essential for using the Website and the Services. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.
These cookies are set by Memrise and by Segment (learn more here https://segment.com/docs/legal/privacy/).

Opt-out: You can block or delete these cookies by changing the browser settings as explained under the “Your Choices” section below.

II. Local Storage

Local storage is an industry-standard technology that allows a website or mobile app to store and retrieve data on an individual’s computer, mobile phone, or other device. This is used to store user preferences such as course on the dashboard and muting audio, and to track the chosen method of user login and sign-up (but immediately cleared after sign-up).

Your Choices. Please note that if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website and you may not be able to benefit from the full functionality of the Website.

On most web browsers, you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive a notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off.

To find out more about cookies and other technologies visit www.allaboutcookies.org. If you access the Website on your mobile device, you may not be able to control tracking technologies through the settings.

Changes

We may change the type of third party service providers that place cookies on the Website and amend this Policy at any time by posting the amended version on the Website. Unless additional notice or consent is required by applicable laws, this will serve as your notification of these changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.