Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.
The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Cookies on our website
Generations Recruitment uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:
- WP_ICL_current language – check what language is used by your browser
- WP-settings-time – check time
- WordPress – Record login information from Authorized users
How can I see what Cookies are on my Computer?
Cookies are maintained by your web browser, so the method for viewing them will vary depending on which browser you are using. The method for how to view cookies is listed below.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 – 10.0
Select the ‘Tools->Internet Options’ menu item, and then click the ‘Settings’ button under the ‘General’ tab. Click the ‘View Files’ button to see a list of the temporary internet files that Explorer has stored. Cookies have names that begin ‘cookie:’ – the Internet Address column will tell you which website created the cookie.
Note – the ‘Tools’ option can also be accessed by clicking the ‘gear’ icon in Internet Explorer’s toolbar.
Firefox 7.0 and newer
Select the ‘Tools->Options’ menu item (may be under the Firefox button) and click on the ‘Privacy’ tab. Click the ‘remove individual cookies’ link, and you will be shown a list of all cookies stored by Firefox. You can delete selected cookies if you wish, or you can click ‘Remove All Cookies’ to delete them all, or simply browse through the list to see which websites have stored cookies on your computer.
Choose ‘Settings’ on the ‘Cutomize and control’ menu, click ‘Show advanced settings’ at the bottom of the screen. In the ‘Privacy’ section, click on the ‘Content settings…’ button then click the ‘all cookies and site data’ button. You will be shown a list of all websites which have stored cookies on your computer. Selecting a website allows you to see the cookies, and selecting a cookie shows you the data stored in it.
Apple Safari 5.1
Choose ‘Preferences…’ on the ‘Settings’ or ‘Edit’ menu (Windows) or the Safari menu (MacOS), then open the ‘Privacy’ tab and click the ‘Details…’ button. You will be shown a list of all cookies stored on your computer. Individual cookies can be deleted by selecting them and clicking ‘Remove’ or they can all be deleted by clicking ‘Remove All’.
Apple iOS 5 or later (iPhone, iPad)
From the home screen tap the ‘Settings’ icon, then choose ‘Safari’. Scroll to the bottom of the page and tap ‘Advanced’. Tap ‘Website Data’ to see a list of cookies.
Note: If you delete or edit cookies on your computer, some websites may require you to re-enter the information which was previously stored in their cookies.
Generations Recruitment publishes Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.]
[Other] third party cookies
When you use this website, you may also be sent the following third party cookies, which may be used for the following purposes:
- WPML – language identification
- Campaign Monitor – IP adress check
- AddThis – atuvc – Functionality
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.
This document was created using a Contractology template available at http://www.freenetlaw.com.