Cookie Policy

CPD uses cookies on this website. You can find out more about cookies and how to control them in the information below.

By using our website http://www.cpd.co.uk you accept the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Notice.  In particular, you accept the use of Analytics Cookies for the purposes described below.

If you do not accept the use of these cookies please disable them following the instructions in this Cookie Notice, for instance by changing your browser settings so that cookies from this website cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

For further information on cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visithttp://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

What cookies do we use on www.cpd.co.uk?

The types of cookies used on this website can be classified into one of two categories, namely Strictly Necessary Cookies and Analytics Cookies.

1.Strictly Necessary Cookies– These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. These cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.  This category of cookies cannot be disabled.  We use the following strictly necessary cookie:

Name Size Expiry Purpose
PHPSESSID 35 Session These cookies store temporary information to enable site functionality. They are automatically deleted when you close your browser.

2.Analytics Cookies– These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.  These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. All the information that these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works.

Our website uses Google Analytics Cookies.  Information collected by the Google Analytics cookies will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America in accordance with its privacy practices. To see an overview of privacy at Google and how this applies to Google Analytics, visithttp://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.htmlYou may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

Our website uses the following Google Analytics Cookies.

Cookie name Source Expiry Purpose How to block
_utmz Google Analytics 6 months from set/update These cookies are used to collect information
about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile
reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies collect
information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors
to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the
pages they visited.
Go to the Cookie Consent Wizard and set your
preferences.
_utma Google Analytics 2 years from set/update
_utmb Google Analytics 30 minutes from set/update
_utmc Google Analytics 30 minutes from set/update

You may also control and delete these cookies through your browser settings.

How to control and delete cookies through the browser

The ability to enable, disable or delete Analytics Cookies can also be completed at browser level. In order to do this follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility).  Disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.

Cookies that have been set in the past

If you have disabled one or more Analytics Cookies, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.