Cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a site, and contain a unique, anonymous number. They are stored in the cookie directory of your hard drive, and do not expire at the end of your session. Cookies from eppartners.co.uk do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user. If you choose not to accept the cookie, this will not affect your access to the facilities available on our website.

When first entering the eppartners.co.uk website you will be prompted by a message at the top of the screen to agree to us placing cookies on your computer. eppartners.co.uk uses cookies for collecting non personal user information from the site, the site does not collect any information about you except that required for system administration of the website.

Managing Browser Cookies

Although your browser may be set up to allow the creation of cookies, you can specify that you be prompted before a site puts a cookie on your hard disk, so that you can decide whether to allow or disallow the cookie. Alternatively, you can set your computer not to accept any cookies. Whilst we can’t offer assistance in managing cookies for every browser, the following website, www.allaboutcookies.org, provides information on controlling cookies in most of the major browsers.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics gathers non-personal data regarding the visitors to our site on our behalf using cookies and code embedded in the site. Both the cookies and the embedded code provide non-personal statistical information about visits to pages on the site, the duration of individual page view, paths taken by visitors through the site, data on visitors’ screen settings and other general information. We use this type of information, as with that obtained from any other cookies used on the site, to help improve the website and our services.

The table below explains the cookies we use

Type Name Scope purpose Duration
Website PHPSESSID Essential To identify your unique session on the website Session
Website icc_cookie_message Non-essential Controls visibility of cookie opt-in message 1 Year
Google Analytics _ga Non-essential Created by Google Analytics for statistical website usage purposes 30 Days
Google Analytics _gat Non-essential Created by Google Analytics for statistical website usage purposes 10 Minutes
WordPress comment_author_ Non-essential Used to remember your name when entering blog comments 30 Days
WordPress comment_author_email_ Non-essential Used to remember your name when entering blog comments 30 Days