A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
Cookies are either ‘persistent’ or ‘session’ cookies. A session cookie is a temporary files which is erased when your close your browser. A persistent cookie will however stay in one of your browser’s subfolders until it is deleted manually or your browser deletes them based on the duration period contained within the cookie file.
Details of the main cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them are set out in the table below:
|Non essential session||Key stroke recording||This cookie enables us to record the information you input into the application form as you do so. It is confined to our website and will not capture information in other windows open at that time. This cookie allows us to record your information so that we can use these details to contact you to see if there is any way we can assist. This information will not be retained by us for no longer than [6 months]|
|Essential persistent cookie||_utma||Google Analytics: This cookie together with the following cookies detailed below (_utmb _utmc, _utmv and _utmz) are used to collect information about how visitors use our site including the number of visitors, where visitors have come to our website from and the pages they visit. We use this information to collect statistics about site usage so that we can compile internal reports with the aim to improve the user experience on the website. _Utma is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
|Non essential persistent cookie||_utmb||This cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
|Non essential session cookie||_utmc||This cookie works in tandem with _utmb to calculate visit length. Google __utmb cookie demarks the exact arrival time and then Google __utmc registers the precise exit time of the user. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
|Non essential persistent cookie||_utmv||This cookie is used to store visitor-level custom variable data to improve our targeting capabilities The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
|Non essential persistent cookie||_utmz||This cookie stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how you have reached our site. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
|Non essential persistent cookie||DoubleClick cookies||These cookies are used to serve our internet advertisements on other sites. Common applications are to target advertising based on what is relevant to a user in order to improve reporting on performance and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.|
|Essential session||SessionID||We use session cookies for storing and retrieving values for a user. When you navigate to the site, the server establishes a unique session for you that lasts for the duration of your visit. For each session, it maintains session state information where applications can store user-specific information in a non-persistent cookie. The information stored on the server will remain in the server’s memory until the session is either explicitly removed or expired|
If you require further information about the type of cookies we use on our site please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org