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Cookie Policy

North West Employers uses cookies within its website www.nwemployers.org.uk to enhance your interaction with our site. The cookies in this website are not used to track users through the system if they are not logged in and when a user logs in they are accepting these secure cookies to be sent to their devices. Links to external websites are not covered.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to your browser from the website that you visit. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. Cookies can help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly. Most major websites use cookies.

A session cookie is a piece of text that is stored temporarily in your computer’s RAM. And it is deleted when you close your internet browser. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. A cookie cannot read data from your hard disk, read cookie files created by other websites or damage your system.

Rejecting and Deleting Cookies

If you are concerned about the potential use of information gathered from your computer by cookies, you can set your browser to prompt you before it accepts a cookie. Most Internet browsers have settings that let you identify and/or reject cookies.

Most modern browsers will allow you to:

  • See what cookies you’ve got and delete them on an individual basis.
  • Block third party cookies.
  • Block cookies from particular sites.
  • Block all cookies from being set.
  • Delete all cookies when you close your browser.
  • If you do not want to receive cookies from this website, select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from. Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored.
  • You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies at the  About Cookies website.