What Are Cookies?
A Cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone or other device if you agree whenever you visit a website. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. More information about cookies can be found on http://www.allaboutcookies.org.Our Cookies
We use or may use the following cookies:
Strictly Necessary Cookies:
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors, see how visitors move around our website when they are using it and estimate and report our total audience size and traffic. This helps us to improve the way our website works by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. All information about how you used our website is collected anonymously. The service we use is Google Analytics, a web analytics tool provided by Google. For more details please visit the Google Privacy Centre.Functionality Cookies:
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website, when completing online forms and logging in to the site. This would enable us to personalise our content for you and remember your search preferences.
These are used when you log in to an application and it remembers that you are logged in as you navigate the website, e.g. where you apply online for jobs with Xoserve. When you close the browser the cookie is deleted, as a result when visiting the website again you would need to log in.Persistent Cookies:
These are used if you were prompted to take part in a website survey and you completed the survey. A persistent cookie would be stored on your computer to record that you have completed that survey. This would prevent you being prompted with the survey each time you visited the website.
You can choose to Accept’ or Not Accept our cookies. If you choose not to receive our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience will be as fulfilling as it would otherwise be.