Cookies 2022-08-05T12:08:24+00:00

Cookies In Use on This Site

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Gather statistical and marketing insight

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies:– If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

First party functions:– We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Remembering your search settings
  • Allowing you to add comments to our site
  • Return error messages on incomplete forms
  • Presenting matching jobs on the job search feature

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

  • PHPSESSID – Preserves users session state across page requests and is used to store a simple message when a a form is submitted, but is completed incorrectly. For example, if an enquiry form is completed incorrectly, a message will be stored and presented to the user to indicate the errors in the submission. When an enquiry form is submitted successfully, a message is stored and presented to the user thanking them for their enquiry. No personal information is stored in this cookie. This cookie expires after each session.
  • _ga – Registers a randomly generated unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. By default it expires after two years.
  • _gat – Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate, limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It does not store personal information and usually expires after ten minutes.
  • _gid – Registers a randomly generated unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website to improve performance. It does not store personal data.
  • gwcc – Enables Google Website Call Conversations. This information is used for statistical and marketing purposes.
  • IDE – Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website’s user actions after viewing or clicking one of our ads, with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
  • pagead/1p-user-list/# -AdWords Remarketing is a Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting service provided by Google. It connects the activity of goreport.com with the Adwords advertising network and the Doubleclick Cookie
  • r/collect – Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. It tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. It expires after each session.
  • test_cookie – Used to check if the users browser supports cookies.
  • wpjb_transient_id – A WordPress JobBoard plug-in to only list matching job categories or types, in order to presents jobs from job search feature. It does not store personal information.

Third party functions:– Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video or podcast. Please click on the link below to read their own Privacy Policies and how your data may be used:

Other uses might be to track marketing statistics and marketing activity, such as call and website conversions. Please click on the link below to read their own Privacy Policies and how your data may be used:

Please note, disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

Social Website Cookies:– So you can easily ‘Like’ or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.  Please click on the links below to find to read individual Privacy Policies for those Cookies set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Turning Cookies Off:– You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies, by accessing your browser setting menu. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with anti-spyware software.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.