What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognise and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive or tablet or mobile device. When you visit our sites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our site, including

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our site and how you arrived
  • Showing you content that is relevant to you
  • Showing you Eploy products and services that are relevant to you
  • Helping you to apply for a job with us via our careers site https://careers.cploy.co.uk

Cookies we use

Cookies used by our website www.eploy.co.uk

VisitorStatus Indicates if the visitor is new or returning. Used for tracking the visitors statistic in our web analytucs.
Source Stores the channel from which the visitor arrived as part of a campaign (e.g., email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Based on the utm_source query string parameter.
Campaign Stores the name of the campaign to the visitor.
Content Stores the specific content item through which the visitor arrived as part of a campaign. Based on the utm_contentquery string parameter.
TrackedCampaigns Stores all the campaigns, which should be tracked within a JavaScript snippet.
UrlReferrer Stores the URL referrer from which the user arrives on the website.
CurrentContact Stores the GUID of the contact related to the current site visitor. Used to track activities on the website.
CMSAB<ABtestname> Used to track conversions for the test and maintain consistent page content for the visitor. Stores the name of the page variant assigned to the visitor, the list of performed conversions and information whether visitor is included in A/B testing specified by an A/B Test
CMSMVT<mvtestname> Stores the combination of variants assigned to the visitor by an MVT test. Used to track conversions for the test and maintain consistent page content for the visitor.
CMSBodyClass Body element class to provide accessibility standards.
CMSUserPage Stores the IDs (DocumentID, NodeID) of the last visited page. Used for logging landing and exit page web analytics and activities
CMSLandingPageLoaded Indicates that the landing page has already been visited and the Landing page activity is not logged again for the current visitor. Expires after 20 minutes and the expiration period of the key is renewed every time the website is accessed again.

Cookies used by our Careers Site https://careers.eploy.co.uk


What they’re for?

How long  they stay?

Can it be deleted?

Session cookies


These are session cookies that helps the visitor use the website. It doesn’t capture any personal information.

It‘s automatically deleted when you close your browser.

No – it’s essential to make the page work.


Permanent cookies


This stores whether or not the visitor has ticked the ‘Remember Me’ option when they log in or register. 

It will automatically expire after 12 months.



This enables the site to remember the visitor’s login name if ‘Remember me’ is ticked.  

It will automatically expire after 12 months.



This is only used for multi lingual sites to store the visitor’s culture and set formatting of currency, dates etc. No personal information stored.

It will automatically expire after 12 months.



This records that the visitor confirmed they have read the cookie banner so that it does not appear again. This doesn’t store any other information.

It will automatically expire after 12 months.



Used to store the visitor’s time zone so dates and times are translated to their location. This doesn’t store any other information.

It will automatically expire after 12 months.



This is only used when the website has more than one mode (e.g. sites with Graduate Schemes). This doesn’t store any other information.

It will automatically expire after 12 months.


Third party tracking cookies that we use on our sites

__ga These cookies are managed by Google for analytics.  It will automatically expire after 2 years.  Yes 
_gali They might be used to collect information about: Google analytics
_gat_UA-1036645-1 how many site visitors   
_gid how visitors use the site  
  where visitors come from, both geographically and from which website  
  Some careers sites have the ability to share jobs to social networks. The browser will send information to the specific social site they wish to share content to. The social site will receive the visitor’s ID (on Facebook etc.), the website that they are visiting, the date and time and other browser related information.  See the 3rd party pages for more information  
Third party single sign on cookies
  Some career sites have the ability to apply for jobs using social profiles, the site will always ask for consent to do this. These will only ever be active if the visitor chooses to use this service and currently only Google applies a cookie. It will automatically expire after 6 months. Yes 
Third party cloud upload cookies
Dropbox when uploading from Dropbox When uploading a CV or other document the visitor has the option to upload directly from their device or a cloud service like Dropbox. Both Dropbox and Google use cookies for this service, One Drive does not.  Dropbox  
Google when uploading from Google Google 
One Drive - no cookies  
Other cookies (you may have asked us to install tools or widgets, you will need to find out more yourself)
_twitter_sess Some websites may have a Twitter feed displayed, which if clicked allows Twitter to track where the visitor came from and provides Twitter with details of their Twitter user name (if logged in). It will automatically expire after 12 months. Yes
  Some websites embed videos from YouTube channel normally using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on a visitor’s computer once they click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.  Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.  

Useful links

If you would like to find out more about privacy, cookies and their use on the internet, you may find the following links useful:

If you would like to contact us about cookies please email dpo@eploy.co.uk.

Preventing cookies

It is also possible to stop your browser from accepting cookies altogether by changing your browser’s cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. The following links may be helpful, or you can use the “Help” option in your browser. Please note that if your prevent our sites from using cookies certain features that rely on cookies may not function correctly.

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