Cookie policy

This website uses third-party and own cookies to get you to have a better browsing experience, you can share content on social networks and so that we can obtain user statistics.

You can prevent the downloading of cookies through your browser settings, preventing cookies from being stored on your device.

CREATIVE Education Center Cloud Forest School as owner of this website, informs you that we do not use any personal information from cookies, we only perform general statistics of visits that do not involve any personal information.

It is very important that you read this cookie policy and understand that if you continue browsing, we will consider that you accept its use.

Responsible Entity

The entity responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data, in the sense established by the Personal Data Protection Law is the website owned by Centro de Educación CREATIVA Cloud Forest School, Monteverde, Costa Rica.

What are cookies?

Cookies are a set of data that a server deposits in the user’s browser to collect standard Internet log information and information on the behavior of visitors to a website. In other words, they are small text files that are stored on the computer’s hard drive and are used to identify the user when he/she connects to the website again. Their purpose is to record the user’s visit and store certain information. Its use is common and frequent on the web as it allows pages to function more efficiently and achieve greater customization and analysis of user behavior.

What types of cookies are there?

The cookies used on our website, are session and third party, and allow us to store and access information related to language, type of browser used, and other general characteristics predefined by the user, as well as track and analyze the activity carried out, in order to make improvements and provide our services in a more efficient and personalized way.

Cookies, depending on their permanence, can be divided into session or permanent cookies. Those that expire when the user closes the browser. Those that expire depending on when the purpose for which they serve is fulfilled (for example, to keep the user identified in the services of or when they are manually deleted.

Nombre Type Expiration Purpose Class
__utma Third-party (Google Analytics) 2 years Used to distinguish users and sessions. Not Exempt
__utmb Third-party (Google Analytics) 30 minutes Used to determine new sessions or visits. Not Exempt
__utmc Third-party (Google Analytics) At the end of the session Configured for use with Urchin. Not Exempt
__utmz Third-party (Google Analytics) 6 months Stores the origin or campaign that explains how the user arrived at the website. Not Exempt

Additionally, depending on their purpose, cookies can be classified as follows:

Performance Cookies

This type of Cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service each time you visit. By way of example, this typology includes: Volume settings for video or sound players. Video streaming speeds that are compatible with your browser. Items saved in the “shopping cart” in e-commerce services such as stores.

Geolocation cookies

These cookies are used to find out what country you are in when you request a service. This cookie is completely anonymous, and is only used to help target content to your location.

Registration Cookies

Registration cookies are generated once the user has registered or subsequently logged in, and are used to identify you with the services with the following objectives:

To keep the user identified so that, if you close a service, the browser or the computer and at another time or another day re-enter that service, you will continue to be identified, thus facilitating your navigation without having to identify yourself again. This functionality can be deleted if the user clicks on the [log out] functionality, so that this cookie is deleted and the next time the user enters the service he/she will have to log in to be identified.

Check if the user is authorized to access certain services, for example, to participate in a contest.

Additionally, some services may use connectors with social networks such as Facebook or Twitter. When the user registers for a service with credentials from a social network, he authorizes the social network to store a persistent cookie that remembers his identity and grants him access to the services until it expires. The user can delete this cookie and revoke access to services through social networks by updating your preferences on the social network you specify.

Analytics Cookies

Each time a user visits a service, a tool from an external supplier generates an analytical cookie on the user’s computer. This cookie, which is only generated during the visit, will be used on future visits to services to anonymously identify the visitor. The main objectives pursued are:

Allow anonymous identification of users browsing through the cookie (identifies browsers and devices, not people) and therefore the approximate accounting of the number of visitors and their trend over time.

Identify anonymously the most visited content and therefore more attractive to users.

To know if the user who is accessing the site is new or a repeat visitor.

Important: Unless the user decides to register for a service, the cookie will never be associated with any personal data that can identify you. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes to help optimize the user experience on the site.

Advertising cookies

This type of cookies allow to extend the information of the advertisements shown to each anonymous user of the services of Among others, they store the duration or frequency of display of advertising positions, the interaction with them, or browsing patterns and/or user behaviors as they help to form a profile of advertising interest. In this way, they make it possible to offer advertising related to the user’s interests.

Third-party advertising cookies

In addition to the advertising managed by the website with its services, the websites offer their advertisers the option of serving ads through third parties (“Ad-Servers”). In this way, these third parties can store cookies sent from services from users’ browsers, as well as access the data stored in them.

The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies. Currently, the website uses the Doubleclick platform (Google) to manage these services. For more information, go to and

How can I disable cookies in my browser?

Different browsers can be configured to warn the user of the reception of cookies and, if desired, prevent their installation on the computer. Likewise, the user can check in his browser which cookies he has installed and what is the expiration date of the same, being able to delete them.

For more information, please consult the instructions and manuals of your browser:

For more information on the management of cookies in Google Chrome:

For more information on the administration of cookies in Internet Explorer:

For more information on how to manage cookies in Mozilla Firefox:

For more information about managing cookies in Safari:

For more information about managing cookies in Opera:

If you want to stop being tracked by Google Analytics visit:

To learn more about cookies

You can learn more about online behavioral advertising and online privacy at the following link:

Google Analytics data protection:

How Google Analytics uses cookies:

Updates and changes to the privacy/cookies policy

The website may modify this Cookie Policy according to legislative or regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt the policy to the instructions issued by the Costa Rican Data Protection Agency, so users are advised to visit it periodically.

When significant changes occur in this Cookies Policy, these will be communicated to users either through the web or via email to registered users.

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Sue pasó su primer tiempo prolongado en Monteverde en 2016, como voluntaria en la biblioteca del Centro de Educación CREATIVA Cloud Forest School, mientras sus hijas asistían al séptimo y al undécimo grado.
Más tarde ese año se mudó a Monteverde de forma permanente y enseñó humanidades en la escuela secundaria en Monteverde Friends School (MFS). Después de un año de enseñanza, fue contratada como directora de la escuela de MFS en 2017. Antes de eso, la Rev. Sue (como la llamaban cariñosamente después de convertirse en ministra unitaria universalista ordenada) sirvió como pastora en iglesias en Maine durante 20 años.
También ha organizado campañas políticas para la atención médica como un derecho humano, el matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo y el cambio climático, ha enseñado en universidades y ha formado parte de muchas juntas comunitarias.
Tiene dos maestrías, una en Educación de Adultos y otra en Divinidad, es ABD en un programa de Doctorado en Servicios Humanos Multidisciplinarios.
Sue ha trabajado en administración de educación superior y navegó tres veces en el Programa Semester at Sea.
Tiene dos hijas: Grace y Ellie (ambas graduadas de MFS) y está casada con Ulises Salazar Leiton.
Le encanta leer, jugar al billar, caminar, las aguas termales y otras actividades al aire libre.

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