cookie policy

Cookie Policy 28.2.24v2

We use cookies to help improve your experience of This cookie policy is part of SOSCN's privacy policy, and covers the use of cookies on your device and our site.

If you do not wish to accept certain cookies from us, you should instruct your browser to refuse non-essential cookies from, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired content and services.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website stores on your device when you visit, typically containing information about the website itself, a unique identifier that allows the site to recognise your web browser when you return, additional data that serves the purpose of the cookie, and the lifespan of the cookie itself.

Cookies are used to enable certain features (e.g. logging in), to track site usage (e.g. analytics), to store your user settings (e.g. notification preferences), and to personalise your content (e.g. advertising, language).

Cookies set by the website you are visiting, are normally referred to as “first-party cookies,” and typically only track your activity on that particular site. Cookies set by other sites and companies (i.e. third parties) are called “third-party cookies,” and can be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service.

How do we use cookies?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.

Essential cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information. And non-essential cookies, they used to improve the user experience and allow us to understand how the user engages with the Website.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

DomainCookie namePurposeDurationtype
soscn.org_gaUsed by Google analytics to identify a unique user and used to track analytics.2 yearsNon-essential
soscn.orgflit-consentStoring Analytics Consent Preferences. This cookie gives the user the option to accept or reject essential and non-essential cookies.6 monthsEssential
soscn.orgflit-shopThe cookie assists with Storing Shopping Cart.SessionEssential
soscn.orgflit-loginThis cookie helps Maintain the Login.Session
soscnlearn.onlineMOODLEIDThis cookie remembers your username within the browser. This means when you return to this site the username field on the login page will be already filled out for you.2 monthsEssential
soscnlearn.onlineMoodleSessionThis cookie is important to the running of the site. You must allow this cookie into your browser to provide continuity and maintain your login from page to page.SessionEssential

How can I control the cookie preferences?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “manage preferences” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click this link will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely, choosing only essential cookies.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit

last updated: 06/03/2024