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In order to access authenticated areas of the website (e.g. applying for a vacancy) it is essential that cookies are enabled and allowed. Other (non-essential) cookies are also used to store individual preferences (e.g. font sizes).
It is for these reasons that a cookie free version of this website is not available.
We use Google Analytics to provide additional information regarding visitors to our site. To opt-out of Google Analytics tracking, please visit the Google Analytics Opt-out for details of available browser plug-ins.
This cookie is used to distinguish which courses a user has added to their course basket before making an application. It contains codes to identify a course and expires after seven days.
This cookie is used to distinguish users and sessions when they connect to our site. It contains a randomly generated number and expires after two hours.
This cookie is used to distinguish that website users are genuine, to help protect the website from attacks. It contains a randomly generated number and expires after one day.
This cookie is used to store logged in users’ settings. It contains a settings string and expires after one year.
This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site relating to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like Days and Visits to purchase. It contains a settings string and expires after two years.
_utmb & _utmc
The B and C cookies are brothers, working together to calculate how long a visit takes. __utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site, while __utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site. They contain settings string and expires after one hour.
This cookie keeps track of where a user came from, what search engine was used, and what links were clicked on. It contains a settings string and expires after six months.