Cookie Policy

Effective: 05.08.2023

Institute of Surveying and Civil Design Training Pty Ltd Trading as Civil and Surveying Institute (referred to as “us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on and subdomain websites, including (collectively referred to as the “Site”).

By using or accessing our Site, you agree to this Cookie Policy. This Cookie Policy may change from time to time and your continued use of the Site is deemed to be acceptance of such changes. Please check this Cookie Policy periodically for updates.

Definition of Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data that your browser saves on your device when you visit a website. These files may include other tracking technologies like pixel tags and HTML5 storage objects. Cookies remember your preferences and actions such as login information, language settings, and display preferences, to improve your browsing experience. They also help distinguish you from other website users, generally improve your online experience and help us to offer you the best products and services. We use Cookies and other tracking technologies to ensure visitors to our Site have the best possible experience (such as login and other display preferences), and to provide targeted advertising. For more information on the types of cookies we use and their purposes, please refer to the Types of Cookies Used section of our website at

Methods to manage or remove Cookies

While our Site can function without Cookies, our performance, functionality, and targeting/advertising cookies can enhance your browsing experience. If you decide to delete or block these cookies, some of our Site’s features may not function correctly, and you may need to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit. For instance, you may not be able to access specific parts of our Site, or you may not receive personalised information.

To control or delete first- or third-party Cookies use your browser settings. The procedures for changing your settings and Cookies differ from browser to browser. If necessary, use the Help function on your browser or click on one of the links below to go directly to the user manual for your browser.

Types of Cookies Used by the Civil and Surveying Institute

We use various types of Cookies to operate our Site. It is possible that some or all the Cookies mentioned below may be saved in your browser.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Our website uses Strictly Necessary Cookies to ensure its smooth operation, including secure navigation and access to features such as the shopping cart. These cookies retain the goods and services you have selected during the payment process, identify your login status on the site, and preserve previously entered text to avoid loss when you refresh the page.

Performance Cookies

Performance Cookies improve our Site by analysing visitor behaviour and monitoring performance. They show how pages are used, identify common views and errors, and help us provide a high-quality experience. We use them for preferences, web analytics, error management, and ad response rates.

Functionality Cookies

Our Functionality Cookies remember your preferences and perform specific tasks such as detecting survey or test participation, processing user requests for comments or posts, and preventing repeated pop-up displays. They help us provide you with a better experience on our Site.

Targeting Cookies

We use Targeting Cookies on our website to show you ads tailored to your interests and browsing behaviour. Third-party providers may also place these cookies to remember your visits and provide more relevant ads based on your interest. Targeting Cookies collect browsing data for ad and content targeting, social media links, and personalised advertising.

Session and Persistent Cookies

  • Our site uses session and persistent cookies, as well as first-party and third-party cookies. Session cookies link your actions during a browser session, while persistent cookies remain on your device for a specified period. First-party cookies are set by the site you’re visiting, while third-party cookies are set by a domain other than the site you’re visiting.
  • We use Google Analytics 4 cookies to analyse site traffic and tailor content to your interests, and Facebook and Google Ads for advertising purposes. We also use Mailchimp and Journeys Autopilot App to manage email marketing campaigns and track subscriber engagement.
  • To opt-out of Google Analytics 4 cookies, you can download and install Google’s opt-out browser add-on. For Facebook, you can adjust your “Data About Your Activity From Partners” preferences in your Facebook Ad Preferences. To opt-out of personalised advertising from Google, visit Google’s Ads Settings.
  • YouTube is also used to embed YouTube videos onto our site.

Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of third-party service providers.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Cookie Policy, please contact us at