What are Cookies
Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your device or system. They’ve been around since the mid 1990’s and are one of the most widely used technologies on the internet.
- Cookies are small text files that maybe saved onto your device, via your web browser, when you a visit a website.
- Cookies are generated by a web page server and can be used by that server whenever you, the user, visits the site. When you revisit that website, Cookies can help your user experience based on the information stored about your last visit. e.g. remembering your login details etc.
- Some Cookies may collect and store limited personal information and anonymous, aggregate statistics from visitors, which could be used to analyse traffic, browsing habits and for marketing purposes.
If you want to check or change what types of Cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings. For your ease we’ve provided you with links to the most widely used web browsers.
Cookies can be categorised as
Strictly necessary Cookies:
These Cookies are essential to enable you to use websites effectively, such as when applying for a job. Without these Cookies certain services cannot be provided and therefore they can’t be turned off. These Cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.
These Cookies allow the monitoring and improvement of the performance of websites. E.g. they enable counting visits, identifying traffic sources and understanding which parts of a website are the most popular.
These Cookies allow websites to remember choices you make (such as your login details) and may enhance features. For instance, they may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you’re most interested in. The information these Cookies collect is usually anonymised.
If you’ve entered our website via one of our digital campaigns, for example social media or e-marketing, we may track information and analytics from the specific campaign. This data is used internally to measure the success of our campaigns.
- Website Cookies allows our site to remember your user details, for your ease of login.
- Email Cookies allows us to monitor the success of our email campaigns, such as open rates and site visits.
We may also use the analytics to see how long our website takes to load, how it’s used, the number of visitors to the different pages and what information visitors look at the most. This may also help us to identify any part of our website that isn’t working, so we can fix and improve it for you and other users.
By continuing to use our website you accept that Cookies may be set on your device.