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Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device. They are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. This information can include details of how you got to the site, the pages you visit when on the site, and what you have clicked on whilst visiting the site.
We need cookies to enable the some core functionality for visitors to the website. These always need to be on. These essential cookies include:
1. A Cookie to track a user through the Application process, which allows SSTG Cadet Trainees to register for access to information and training courses and retains details directly related to each cadet's application. These cookies are only relevant for the application procedure and users of this give their consent for storing the information they are entering and for this to be forwarded to an official at The Ship Safe Training Group (SSTG).
The application procedure can be viewed here: www.sstg.org/application/
2. For existing SSTG Cadet Trainees signing into the website to access training materials and resources. In order to manage that user's session we use a Cookie.
3. When using our contact forms the Recaptcha tool we use requires Cookies in order to verify that your request is genuine.
These cookies are not optional however unless you use the application process, contact forms or are an SSTG Trainee signing in then they will not be activated.
We use tracking cookies to monitor site usage and statistics. These help us ensure the site is providing a good experience to users. These are optional, if you would like to continue without optional cookies use the option below.