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Cookies

How we use cookies

In order to make our website simpler to use and improve our service, we sometimes place small amounts of information on your computer. These are known as 'cookies' and they are used by most major websites.
Cookies are used to:

  • Remember settings so you don't have to change them again every time you load a page.
  • Recognise that you are logged in to an area of the website so you don't have to keep re-entering your username & password.
  • Measure how you use the website so we can continue to improve it.

In the coming months we will continue to evaluate the cookies used on the site and develop ways to give users control over how cookies are used for their individual sessions. 

Niyaa People Recruitment cookies

We use the ASP.NET_SessionId cookie so that once you have logged on with username and password you won’t have to do it for every page you request from our site.   Captcha_keystring is used to provide validation on the registration form.
These cookies are classed by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as 'minimally intrusive'


Name

Typical content

Expires

ASP.NET_SessionId (random number)

alpha-numeric value

when you close your browser

Captcha_keystring

alpha-numeric value

1 day

Google Analytics

This is to ensure that we are providing the best website for all our users.  It helps us to understand the level of demand for content on specific pages and to monitor site performance metrics such as page load times.
These cookies are classed by the ICO as 'minimally intrusive'
For more information, see the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics.


Name

Typical content

Expires

_utma

randomly generated number

1 day

_utmb

randomly generated number

30 minutes

_utmc

randomly generated number

when you close your browser

_utmz

randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)

6 months

Google +1

The Google+1 button is a way for you to share information publicly, as part of your Google Profile. Clicking it will be recorded by Google, along with the information about the page you are viewing. This helps you and others receive customised content from Google and its partners. 

To find out more about Google +1 see http://www.google.com/intl/en/+/policy/+1button.html


Name

Typical content

Expires

SID

randomly generated number

10 years

APISID

randomly generated number

10 years

HSID

randomly generated number

10 years

NID

randomly generated number

6 months

PREF

randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)

2 years

AddThis

Our website contains 'Share' buttons to enable visitors to easily share content via email and social websites. When content is shared, AddThis sets cookies to capture visitors sharing preferences for analytics purposes.  AddThis is the world's largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics.  AddThis is owned and operated by Clearspring Technologies.
These cookies are classed by the ICO as 'moderately intrusive'
Further information on AddThis' privacy and data practices can be found on the AddThis website.


Name

Typical content

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uvc

alpha-numeric value

2 years

uit

alpha-numeric value

2 days

loc

alpha-numeric value

4 months

dt

alpha-numeric value

1 month

di

alpha-numeric value

2 years

uid

alpha-numeric value

2 years

psc

alpha-numeric value

2 years

'Do not track' (DNT)

If you are worried about your privacy online we recommend that you use the Firefox browser with the 'Do not track settings' enabled.
Find out more at dnt.mozilla.org