Information about our use of cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information.

Cookies allow websites to, among other things, store and keep track of the browsing activities of a user. Depending on the information they contain, and on how you operate your computer, cookies can be used to recognise a user.

There are two main types of cookie:

  • Session cookies - these are deleted when you finish browsing a website and are not stored on your computer longer than this; and
  • Persistent cookies - these are stored on your computer after you have finished using a website so that the w

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal data. Although we may obtain information about your computer or other electronic device such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information, this will not usually identify you personally. In certain circumstances we may collect personal information about you—but only where you voluntarily provide it e.g. by completing an online form or where you purchase goods or services from us.

Third-party cookies

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of externa services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These third parties are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third party. You will find additional information in the table below.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies on this website to:

  • recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log in each time);
  • obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet;
  • carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our customer requirements and interests;
  • target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of our partners more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests; and
  • make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.

 

.SBIUK SBIUK This cookie is used by sites using the .NET technology platform from Microsoft. It enables the site to maintain an anonymous user-id to track unique users within a session without them logging in or otherwise identifying themselves.
Google Analytics SBIUK Google analytics cookies, more info on https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
Feedback SBIUK This is indicate if user is filled feedback form
Language SBIUK A DNN cookie is created called "language" to store the current language - in a monolingual install this is simply the browser default language, but if the site supports multiple languages then this may be different based on the language selected by clicking in the languages skin object.
USERNAME_CHANGED SBIUK Used when the user is logged .DOTNETNUKE ->Issued by DNN, necessary for site functionality, including forms authentication, created when a user logs in
__RequestVerificationToken SBIUK Anti-forgery cookie set by web applications built using ASP.NET MVC technologies. It is designed to stop unauthorised posting of content to a website, known as Cross-Site Request Forgery. It holds no information about the user and is destroyed on closing the browser.
Authentication SBIUK A DNN forms authentication cookie
LastPageId SBIUK A DNN cookie used by the CMS to store the TabID of the last visited page.
StayInEditMode SBIUK A DNN cookie used by the CMS to determine the UI state across postbacks (whether or not to reload the page with the 'Editing' interface).

Consent

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and which also provides a link to our website privacy policy. By clicking the “consent” option on this notice you are agreeing to the use of cookies. If you continue to use our website after this notification has been displayed to you, we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies from our website for the purposes described in this website cookie policy and our website privacy policy.

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