Cookies Policy

for all the Eastern Star Schools

Cookies Policy

Introduction to Cookies Policy for EaternStar.edu.la website

This policy covers the use of cookies by Eastern Star Schools’ websites, whose registered address is at Ban Nong Bone, Vientiane, Lao PDR, and its associated group companies (“Eastern Star Schools”, “we” or “us”). Eastern Star Schools is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information whilst striving to provide the very best user experience. We want our websites to be safe and enjoyable for everyone.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and related laws, we have a legal duty to protect the personal information we collect from you. GDPR says that ‘personal data’ is any information relating to a living individual who can be identified, either directly or indirectly, from that information. This could include your name, email address, postal address or telephone number, or information collected online and used to identify you.

On top, Eastern Star Schools is willing to strictly follow the Lao authorities that enacted the Electronic Data Protection Law of 12 May 2017.

References to “the Website” mean www.easternstar.edu.la, esls.edu.la (including any relevant sub-domains unless this Cookies Policy is expressly excluded from their own terms and conditions).

By accessing the Website, you agree that this Cookies Policy will apply whenever you access the Website on any device.

We encourage you to read this policy in full but please click on the links below for a shortcut to the following sections:

  1. What are Cookies
  2. How we use Cookies
  3. Social Media Third Party Cookies
  4. How to Control and Delete Cookies?

1. What are cookies?

 Like most other websites, we use cookies to help provide you with the best possible browsing experience.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on to your computer or mobile device when you first visit a website or page. It may then be stored on your computer’s hard drive and can be accessed by our web server. They are used for a number of reasons, such as remembering whether you have visited the site before, so that you can remain logged in. They contain information about the use of your computing device but it is important to clarify that cookies do not collect any personal data stored on your hard drive or computer.

For more information on how to control your cookie settings and browser settings, or how to delete cookies on your hard drive, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

2. How We Use Cookies

We use cookies on our websites for a variety of reasons which you can learn about below. The cookies we use do not store personally identifiable information nor can they harm your computer. We want our website to be informative, personal, and as user friendly as possible and cookies help us to achieve that goal.

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies and other technologies as set out in this policy. We appreciate some users may like more individual control over their visit to our website and can adjust their settings accordingly. You can read all about this in the section below “How to control and delete cookies”. If you do not agree to such use, please refrain from using the website.

We use two analytics packages in order to constantly improve your browsing experience on our websites.

Trusted partners like Google Analytics may place cookies on your machine. Please read their privacy policies to ensure that you’re comfortable with the manner in which they use cookies (Google Analytics).

Our Websites have also several plugins that might generate cookies (such as the Facebook widget, Jetpack, Shareaholicm, WooCommerce, WP User Avatar, Zendesk Chat Widget)

3. Social Media Third Party Cookies?

To enrich our website content, sometimes we may embed video content from other social media websites such as YouTube or Facebook.   As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Eastern Star Schools has no control or liability over these cookies set, so you should check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.

We also offer a “share page” widget on some of our web pages, where content can be shared easily on the following sites Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.  These sites may set a cookie when you are logged into their service. Eastern Star Schools has no control or liability over these cookies set, so you should check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.

4. How to Control and Delete Cookies?

Eastern Star Schools will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, should you choose to disable, reject or block our cookies, some parts of our websites will not function fully, or in some cases, our website will not be accessible at all.

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