What are Cookies?
- Critical cookies: These cookies are essential in order for you to move around the website and use its features or member services. Without these cookies, the website would not perform as required.
- Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you have made (such as when you fill in a form).
- Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. These cookies don't collect information that identifies you. This information is aggregated and used to improve how our website works.
Which cookies are used?
Below is a list of the cookies that may be stored on your computer when visiting www.service-network.co.uk. From time to time we may make changes to this list as we introduce or remove functionality from our website.
Critical and functionality cookies:
|Identifier||This cookie is set when you first visit the website and allows the end user to log in and navigate through membership elements. The website requires this cookie in order to identify the user so that membership based services can be provided.||PHPSESSID|
|Unique visitors||This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site. It is updated with each page view.||__utma|
|User sessions||This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a user views a page on the site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. This cookie is updated to expire after 30 minutes.||__utmb|
|User sessions – compatibility||Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. For backwards compatibility purposes, the site still uses this tracking code. This cookie will expire when the user exits the browser.||__utmc|
|Traffic monitoring||This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach your site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within the site. The cookie is updated with each page view to your site.||__utmz|
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