What are cookies?
Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a small amount of data specific to the individual and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the individual’s computer. A cookie will usually contain the domain name from which the cookie originated and a randomly generated number (which means we cannot personally identify an individual this way). When individuals visit our website, they are sent a cookie.
The cookies we set
The Personal Career Management website offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if an individual has already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
When individuals submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember the individual’s details for future correspondence.
Third Party cookies
This site uses Google Analytics a widely utilised and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping organisations to understand how individuals use their site and ways to improve the customer experience. The cookies may track how long an individual spends on the site and the pages that they visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are testing new features, cookies may be used to ensure that individuals receive a consistent experience whilst on the site, ensuring we understand the optimisations individuals appreciate the most.
Individuals can use their browser settings to accept or reject new cookies and to delete existing cookies. They can also set their browser to notify them when a new cookie is placed on your computer or other device. For further information about disabling cookies, please see the advice on https://www.aboutcookies.org/.
Last Reviewed: 09/11/2017
Next Review: 09/11/2018
Reviewed by: Racquel Brissett