General information

Aberdeen Drilling School respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This cookie policy will inform you as to how and what cookies are used on this site and how you can manage your cookie consent.

Find out more about how we protect personal data in our privacy policy.


What is a cookie?

Cookies are data files typically used for preparing statistics or for behaviour-based marketing purposes.

Cookies make it easier for us to provide our services to you on our website, and they are sometimes necessary for website functionality purposes.

Personal data stored in our cookies are encrypted.

Please see the cookies that this site uses at the bottom of this page.

We collect and process the information for the following purposes:

  • To optimise the website and your user experience
  • To prepare statistics on the use of the website by you and others
  • To prepare statistics and analyses with the objective of improving products, services and technologie
  • Marketing purposes, including profiling and behaviour-based marketing initiatives to make our product information and offers as relevant to you as possible
  • To comply with applicable legislation (e.g. the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) and e-privacy rules), including documentation requirements:
  • Compliance with basic principles for processing of personal data and legal basis for processing (e.g. obtaining consent)
  • Implementation and maintenance of technical and organisational security measures
  • Investigation of suspected or known security breaches and reporting to data subjects and authorities
  • Processing of requests and complaints from data subjects and third parties
  • Handling of inspections and requests from supervisory authorities
  • Management of disputes with data subjects and third parties
  • Statistics concerning use of the website

What is the duration of cookies?

How long a cookie is stored on your computer depends on the individual cookie.

Technically speaking, there are two types of cookies:

Session cookies: For example, session cookies keep track of items in your shopping cart while you are navigating a website. Session cookies are not stored on your device and disappear when you close your browser
Persistent cookies: Persistent cookies are stored as text files on your device. Persistent cookies enable our server to recognise your device the next time you log into our website

How do I avoid and delete cookies?

When you visit our website, one or more cookies will automatically be stored on your device. If you want to avoid cookies, we suggest that you use the following links (depending on your browser) to change your browser settings to block cookies from being stored on your computer going forward.

How to delete cookies in Google Chrome
How to delete cookies in Mozilla Firefox
How to avoid cookies in Microsoft Internet
How to delete cookies in Opera
How to delete cookies in Safari

If your browser is not listed above, we suggest that you check your browser’s help menu or search the Internet for “cookies” together with the name of your browser.

See all also how to manage your cookie consent under General information.

Who should I contact for further information?

If you have any questions or comments with respect to the cookie policy or you wish to exercise your rights under applicable legislation, please contact the relevant business area contact or by emailing to

Aberdeen Drilling School Limited
50 Union Glen
AB11 6ER
United Kingdom