What are cookies?
Cookies are widely used tiny pieces of software (files) that are installed on a computer or mobile device when an individual visit a website.
Windows Explorer, which is one of the main internet browsers, will usually store these files in a folder called ‘cookies’ in ‘documents and permissions’ on computers running Microsoft Windows.
Cookies allow websites to recognise that a user on an individual computer has previously visited the site. The cookies save some information about that user for when they access the site again in the future.
By using and browsing WPhired website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy. If you do not consent, you must turn off cookies or refrain from using the site.
Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this, look at the ‘help’ menu on your browser. Switching off cookies may restrict your use of the website and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates.
What types of cookies are there?
Broadly, there are 4 types of cookie:
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies collect anonymous information about users for the purpose of assessing the performance of a website. Common uses include well-known web analytics tools such as ‘Google Analytics’.
These are cookies that automatically remember choices that users have previously made in order to improve their experience next time they visit a website. For example, where users select their preferred settings and layout.
Targeting or Advertising cookies
These cookies are similar to performance cookies, in that they collect information about users’ behaviour. However, this information is used at the individual user level to advertise products and services to users on the basis of the behavioural information collected.
What cookies does WPhired website use?
Google Analytics __ga _gid: These cookies are used to help us understand how people use the website, how they find out about the website, and what pages people visit. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit here.