Cookie Policy

Last Updated: July 13, 2022  

This Cookie Policy explains how ACAMS (“ACAMS,” “we,” “us,” “ours,” “our”) uses cookies in connection with each of,,,, (each referenced individually hereinafter as, “the Website” or “our Website”).  


Cookies are small data files created by web browsers and downloaded onto your computer or other device when you access a website. Cookies help make your browsing experience with our Website more personal. Different cookies serve different purposes, such as recognizing your devices, storing information about your preferences, identifying the geographic location of a user, tracking browsing habits and preferences to deliver personalized advertising, recalling information entered on forms, login pages, shopping carts or other features of the Website, helping us understand how the Website is being used, and generally improving your browsing experience on the Website.  

Categories of Cookies

There are different ways to classify cookies, including based on when they expire or whether they are managed by us or a third party.
Type of Cookie Description
Persistent Cookies Persistent Cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until you delete them.
Session Cookies Session Cookies expire once you close your web browser.
First Party Cookies First Party Cookies are managed by ACAMS and originate from our Website.
Third Party Cookies Third Party Cookies originate with service providers or business partners providing services on or through our Website, and can be used by these third parties to recognize your device when it visits other websites. Third Party Cookies may also be used for other purposes, such as analytics, advertising and social media features.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to learn how you interact with our Website and to improve your experience and provide you additional functionality on the Website. Certain things we do using cookies include remembering your language preference, remembering where you were in your training, providing you with content and advertisements consistent with your interests.  

What type of cookies do we use?

Type of Cookie Description
Strictly Necessary

These cookies are necessary for the Website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. Strictly necessary cookies are typically set in response to actions or services that you request, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, filling out a form, or putting items in a shopping basket. Strictly necessary cookies can also be used to manage sessions on load balanced servers or to ensure user requests are routed consistently to the correct server.

You can set your browser to block these cookies or to alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the Website will not work if you select such settings.

Functional Cookies

We use functional cookies to remember the choices you make, such as your user name, language or text size. These cookies help to improve your experience on the Website by providing a more personalized service and enhanced functionality. For example, functional cookies remember where you are in a video so that you can start from that place when you return to the video. Functional cookies may be first party cookies managed by us, or third party cookies managed by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.

If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services on the Website may not function properly.

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies are sometimes called analytics cookies. We use these cookies to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Website, including determining whether or not a user is new or returning, distinguishing users from one another, calculating new and returning visitor statistics. These cookies help us to know which pages are the most and least popular on the Website and to see how visitors move around the Website. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how frequently the same people revisit the Website, how the Website is found (from advertising or referring websites), and which pages are most frequently viewed. All information collected through these performance cookies is aggregated and anonymous. This information is combined with data from a large number of other users to create an overall picture of Website use, and is never identified individually or personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you. For more information about Google Analytics, or how to opt out of Google Analytics cookies, please visit Google’s Privacy Policy and Opt out page.

If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our Website, and will not be able to monitor the Website’s performance.

Social Media Cookies

We use social media cookies to enable features such as share/follow on social networks. These cookies are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building a profile of your interests. These cookies may impact the content and message you see on other websites you visit.

If you do not allow these cookies, you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.

Third Party Cookies

Some of our webpages use third-party services or software, such as maps, online videos, or social networking features. Many of these services may set cookies on your device. These third party cookies help us enhance your Website experience and improve our services by tracking your online activity. We have no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.

If you do not allow these cookies, certain features of the Website may not function or you may not be able to use certain sharing mechanisms provided by such third parties.

Tracking, Marketing and Advertising Cookies

We partner with third party advertisers who may use tracking pixels that set cookies to assist with delivering online advertising relevant to your interests. We, or our advertising partners, may build a profile of your interests and show you targeted advertisements on other sites. You can opt out of almost all advertising cookies by updating your preferences on or

These cookies do not directly store personal information about you, but they are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.

If you do not allow advertising cookies you won’t stop seeing advertisements – they just won’t be tailored specifically to you.

Security Cookies We use these cookies to help identify and prevent security risks. If you disable these cookies, the website will not function appropriately.

How Do Third Parties Use Cookies on our Website?

We work with third parties to provide certain services on the Website. Those third parties may use their own cookies to collect information about your actions on our Website and/or the advertisements you click-on. The third parties may use this information to deliver advertisements they believe are most likely of interest to you based on content you have already viewed. Third parties may also use this information to measure the effectiveness of certain advertisements. ACAMS does not control such third party cookies. To disable or reject the third parties cookies, you should refer to their own websites and policies. For more information on how some of our third party service providers collect and use information on our behalf please refer to their privacy policies:
Facebook Facebook
Google (including YouTube) Google Privacy & Terms
Google Analytics
Microsoft Microsoft Privacy Statement
Marketo Marketo Privacy Policy
LinkedIn LinkedIn Privacy Policy
Twitter Twitter Privacy Policy
Instagram Instagram Data Policy
Crazy Egg
BIG-IP (F5) Privacy Notice | F5
OptinMonster Privacy Policy – OptinMonster
BrightTalk BrightTALK Privacy Policy
Citrix Privacy Policy – Citrix
Optimizely EndUserID Privacy policy – Optimizely
Adobe Marketing Cloud Adobe Privacy Center

What is Do Not Track?

Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a feature has been promoted by regulatory agencies to allow users to control the tracking of their online activities across websites using browser settings. Because there is not yet a standard in how these signals work, our Website does not respond any differently if you are using DNT signals.  

How do I Control Cookies?

If you choose, you can set your browser to reject cookies or you can manually delete individual or all of the cookies on your computer by following your browser’s help file directions. However, if your browser is set to reject cookies or you manually delete cookies, this may alter your access and use of some of the pages and features on our Website. You may also reject or block all or specific types of cookies from our Website by setting your preferences on our Website and you can change those preferences at any time. To set your cookie preferences for our Website, please click the “Cookie Preference Center” link at the bottom of the page. You may also visit or for details on how to delete, reject, or block cookies and for further information on cookies generally.  


We may update or amend this Cookie Policy at any time. Please see the “Last Updated” notation at the top of this page to see when this Cookie Policy was last updated. Any changes become effective when we post the updated Cookie Policy on our Website. Your use of the Website following these changes means that you accept the revised Cookie Policy.  

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns about this Cookie Policy, contact us at:   ACAMS (Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists) 1100 Brickell Bay Drive #311090 Miami, FL 33231   Email: