The ASTQB Website utilizes internet cookies. Internet cookies are small amounts of data that are transmitted from a web server to a user’s computing device. Our Website deploys third party cookies, which are cookies deployed by third party service providers. We use Google Analytics and Advertising Features via the Google Analytics tracking code, which uses automated means to collect information about your internet browser type, computing device, network, operating system type, internet protocol address (“IP address”), the name of your internet service provider, and domains used by such provider, location information, device identifiers, device settings, web pages visited on the ASTQB Website, web history, content and advertisements you have accessed, viewed, or clicked on.

The following internet cookies are used on our Website:

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This is a third party Google Analytics cookie, which is used to distinguish between users and expires after two years, unless you choose to delete it sooner.


This is a third party Google Analytics cookie that is used to throttle request rate on our Website. This cookie expires after one minute.


This is a third party Google Analytics cookie that is used to collect your unique online identifier for purposes of tracking the user’s usage of the website.  This cookie expires after 24 hours, unless you delete it sooner.


This is a third party cookie set by DoubleClick (Google) for advertising purposes.  The cookie expires after 15 minutes.


This is a first party cookie deployed by us when you download our Syllabi, sample examinations, or glossary terms on the Website and if you choose to provide us with your email address and agreement to our Privacy Policy, it collects this information or it makes a record that the specific user choose to download the materials without providing such information.  This cookie expires after a year, unless you delete it sooner.

You may opt-out of the Google Analytics Advertising Features we use by accessing the Google Ads Settings, Ad Settings for mobile apps, or any other available means (for example, the NAI’s consumer opt-out). Google Analytics also offers a plug-in for opting out web browsers, Most internet web browsers have settings that enable a user to reject or block cookies. For more information about rejecting or blocking internet cookies, consult your internet browser’s help file. Please note that blocking or rejecting cookies will cause some functionality on the Website to become inoperable.

If you choose to download our Syllabi, Sample Examinations, or Glossary terms, a cookie is deployed, which is used to collect any email address you choose to provide us, your indication of agreeing to the Privacy Policy, or if you choose not to provide us such information, the cookie notes that decision, which enables the user to then download the desired content.

For more information about how we collect, use, handle, and disclose information on our Website and your choices regarding the information we collect, please visit our Privacy Policy.