Cookies are text files that are used by many websites and are downloaded to your computer when you visit these websites.

Cookies are used to give visitors access to various functions and features on a website. The information stored in cookies can be used to track how users navigate around sites.

Below we explain how cookies are used on our websites.

You need to accept storage of cookies on your computer to be able to use the websites as we have intended, since storage of cookies is essential for optimal functionality of the websites. If you do not wish to accept storage of cookies on your computer, you can disable them simply by changing your browser settings. The websites will continue to work if cookies are switched off, but the features that enhance your browsing experience may not function properly.


Global Leadership uses Google Analytics to understand how visitors use the website. Global Leadership uses this information mainly for developing the technical functionality and content of the website to provide you with the best possible user experience.

Global Leadership uses the following cookies for Google Analytics:

  • _ga is used to distinguish users and is stored for 2 years.
  • _gid is used to distinguish users and is stored for 24 hours.
  • _gat is used to throttle request rate and is sored for 1 minute.

All information created by these cookies because of your use of the websites is forwarded to and stored by Google in the USA. Google is the sole data controller for any personal data processing performed by Google. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Further information about Google Analytics and Google’s processing of data can be found in Google’s Privacy Policy.

You can prevent the collection of information about your visits on the Global Leadership website by Google Analytics by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from Google.


Test_cookie by is a session cookie Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. While you are visiting and browsing our website, session cookies are stored temporarily in your computer’s memory, for example, to remember the choices you make while you’re on the website. Session cookies will disappear when you close your browser.


If you no longer wish to accept cookies, you can change your web browser’s settings to reject cookies. You can also set the browser to notify you every time Global Leadership’s website tries to put a cookie on your computer. You can also use your web browser to remove previously-stored cookies.

Please see the links below for more information about enabling cookies and SSL in various browsers:

Enabling and disabling cookies

Enabling cookies and SSL in the browser