Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently. Whilst we have sought to keep the number of cookies to a minimum, there are some cookies which are required in order to allow members access to the Site. We have also elected to use additional cookies to provide an enhanced user experience. Details of the cookies used are displayed below.
Site cookies (required for member access)
|PHPSESSID||Used to identify user sessions (session IDs) on the Site.|
|user_id||Used to keep track of any profiles that you save for future sessions.|
|login_token||Used to remember your login details for the Site when you choose the 'Remember Me' option at sign in.|
|bookmarks||Used to retain profiles, articles and events that you have bookmarked.|
|new_profile||Used to retrieve any information you enter into the registration form when using the 'Save your details on this computer' option at registration.|
|m_stuid_*||Occasionally we run split tests on pages on our Site. This cookie is set to ensure that we always serve you the same version of a test.|
Third Party Cookies
|We use Google Analytics to help us analyse how users use the Site. For more information visit http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/privacy-policy.html|
|ShareThis||ShareThis is used to allow visitors to share Site content in social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. For more information visit http://sharethis.com/privacy|
|Twitter is used to allow visitors to view how many followers we have and also to give visitors the option to become a follower. For more information please visit https://twitter.com/privacy|
|Facebook is used to allow visitors to view how many likes we have and also to give visitors the option to view our Facebook page. For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy|
|Google +||Google + is used to allow visitors to follow our page. For more information please visit http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies/privacy/|
|LivePerson||LivePerson is used to allow visitors to chat directly with our Membership Services Team. For more information please visit http://www.liveperson.com/policies/privacy|
Should you elect through your browser settings not to receive cookies, the functionality of the Site and the services provided through the Site will be limited or ineffective.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including details of cookies that have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.