What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file, usually of letters and numbers, which a website stores on the web browser of your computer or device or on the hard drive of your computer or device, if you agree, when you visit a website. Cookies contain information that a website transfers to your computer or device’s hard drive and when you visit the same website again (or visit another web site which recognises that cookie) your computer or device is able to communicate with the website and the website can read the information held in that cookie.
What cookies does this web site use?
This website uses the following cookies –
- A cookie known as AgreesToCookies which is persistent cookie of 20 years duration. Its purpose is to record the fact that the visitor to this website agrees to cookies being used and stored on the visitor’s computer or device by this website and then this cookie is stored on the visitors device or computer to record that fact.
- A third party cookie known as _ga from Google analytics which is used to distinguish users of this website. It is a third party cookie from Google analytics and has a duration of 2 years.
- A third party cookie known as _gid from Google analytics which is used to distinguish users of this website. It is a third party cookie from Google analytics and has a duration of 24 hours.
- A third party cookie known as _gat from Google analytics which is used to throttle request rates to this website, and is of duration of 1 minute.
- A cookie known as “shortlisting” whose purpose is to record personelle added to the website shortlist which expires after the end of each of the visitor(s) web browser session.
You may block cookies by activating the settings on your web browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all parts of this website.
The cookies used by this web site will expire after the duration time of each cookie set out above.
For more information about our members and services please contact us.
Our telephone number in Southampton United Kingdom is +44 (0) 2381 511511.
For clients wishing to have a conference in London United Kingdom then please dial the London UK appointments number of +44 (0)203 407 0047.
Alternatively, you may email firstname.lastname@example.org.