This page describes what information they gather, how The Health and Work Consultancy Ltd uses it, and why we need to store these small cookie files. It also tells you how you can prevent these cookies from being stored.

What are cookies and what other technologies will we use?

The Health and Work Consultancy Limited (at www.the-hwc.com) uses Cookies and local storage. Cookies are small files that that hold information which allow us to distinguish the users of the website from one another and following the generation of a browser session identification from the website content management system. This allows us to help us to improve our website and compile anonymous statistical reports on website visitors and website activity.

In addition to this, a cookie is generated once you have indicated to us whether or you are happy to accept cookies on our website to prevent the message being shown on future visits. Our website takes advantage of this facility to enhance your experience.

The cookies used directly by the website are as follows:

Cookie Name

Expiration Time

Description

CMSSESSID

Closed once the website has been closed within the browser

This cookies is essential for the use of website to distinguish separate website visits.

Cookiepolicy

Deleted once browser cookies have been deleted.

Used to remember a user`s choise about cookies on www.the-hwc.com. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user`s preference will be stored in this cookie.

Local Storage

"Local storage" - Like a cookie, local storage is stored locally on your machine; actually within your browser like cookies, history, saved pages, etc. Like cookies it contains ‘name/value’ pairs (i.e. postcode / ‘BR1 1BY’, surname / ‘Smith’) and a web page can only access data stored locally within its domain. Unlike cookies the information collected by local storage is not sent to an internet server unless there is a specific reason for us to store the data collected (i.e. for analytics purposes).

Google Analytics cookie usage

The Health and Work Consultancy website uses Google Analytics to help us understand how you use our site. Google Analytics is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web. We use cookies to track how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

Further information is available at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245 regarding google`s own data safeguarding practices.

The cookies used by Google Analytics by the website are as follows:

Cookie Name

Expiration Time

Description

_ga
_gali
_gat
_gid

_ga (2 years)
_gali (30 seconds)
_gat (10 minutes)
_gid (24 hours)

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website.

We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Disabling Cookies and local storage in your browser

If you would like to restrict or disable the cookies or local storage we set for the site, you can do this through your internet web browser settings (click on `Help` in your browser settings for how to do this). If you choose to restrict the use of cookies in your internet web browser, disabling cookies may affect some functionality of this website – and other websites that you choose to visit.

For further general information about cookies please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org

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