understanding of what cookies are are, why they are necessary and how we use them.
What are cookies?
A "cookie" is a small text file piece of information that may be stored on your computer or mobile device
by your browser when you visit a website. Cookies can be used to make your user experience of a site better
by allowing the website to recognise your device and can be used from maintaining secure logins to remember
you when you next visit the website. Certain cookies are used by the website you are viewing.
These are called 'first-party' cookies and others are supplied by another independent company that may be
displaying content on the site or for statistical purposes. These are known as 'third-party' cookies.
Cookies can be used for a number of reasons. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences,
analyse how well our website is performing etc.
Some cookies may contain personal information – for example, if you select the “remember me” option when, a
cookie will store your ID or email address. In most cases cookies will not collect information that identifies
you, but will collect more general information such as a user’s general location.
What sort of cookies do TipTopJob and its associated sites use?
Our cookies perform up to four different functions:
- Cookies that are Strictly Necessary
Some cookies allow us to identify registered users and ensure they can access their account and other secure pages.
If a user opts to disable cookies, they will not be able to access all of the content that a registration entitles them to.
For those users who not registered a unique number will be stored to identify their device so that some parts of the
content can be customised for them and so we know when they return.
- Cookies to Improve Performance and Experience
Other cookies are used to analyse how visitors use our websites and to monitor website performance or to help us correct
any problems that they may be encountering. This means that we can offer a high quality experience by customising our
which pages are most popular or ones that users may be experiencing problems with.
- Cookies to Provide Functionality
in your ID or email address every time you access the site, and store your custom preferences, such as which local
version of the website you want to see.
- Cookies for Targeted Advertising
view details of a job vacancy on TipTopJob or on other sites, an education or training company might infer you are
interested in the skills involved and serve you with its training advertisements. However, we do not tell advertisers
about who you are.
Advertisers sometimes use their own cookies to provide you with targeted advertising. To learn more about how
advertisers use these cookies:
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As well as using cookies ourselves we also allow third parties to serve for similar reasons. For example, we use
Google Analytics to help us monitor our website traffic. We may also use these types of cookies for market
research, improving functionality etc.
Can a website user block cookies?
Cookies help you to get the best out of our websites.
Please be aware that if you do disable cookies for our websites, some parts of the site may now function
correctly for you.
More information about cookies
To learn about how to manage cookies visit All About Cookes http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ .
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