Cookies Policy

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits www.cdcgroup.com we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be transparent about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies by CDC Group plc

As a result of new UK legislation relating to the use of cookies and similar technologies, cookies on websites can only be used with the specific consent of the website user. CDC Group plc uses cookies in the operation of its website in a number of areas and these cookies apply to visitors to its website.Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.CDC Group plc does not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about any user of the website.  If desired however, it is possible to restrict or block the cookies we use on our website within browser settings. The 'Help' function within the browser should explain how to do this.The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Domain name & Cookie name Purpose Lifetime Type* Data cookie holds Is it linked to data held
www.cdcgroup.com - ASP.NET_SessionId CDCGroup - necessary for running web site Browser Session SN Automatically set when visiting any pages running on the ASP.NET platform - essential for the running of web sites using ASP.NET. n/a
www.cdcgroup.com - __utma Google Analytics - necessary to track visitor information 2 years TOD Tracks of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie n/a
www.cdcgroup.com - __utmb Google Analytics - necessary to track visitor information 30 minutes TOD Takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site n/a
www.cdcgroup.com - __utmc Google Analytics - necessary to track visitor information Browser Session TOD Takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site n/a
www.cdcgroup.com - __utmz Google Analytics - necessary to track visitor information 6 months TOD Keeps track of where the visitor came from n/a
www.cdcgroup.com - cookiepolicy Website Cookies Acceptance - mandatory for displaying Cookie warning 1 year SN This cookie is used to remember if a user has already seen the cookies messages and it therefore does not need to be displayed again n/a;
www.sharethis.com - __stid Share This - necessary to share content of cdcgroup website 1 year TOD Enables of use of Share This toolbars for sharing web pages on various social networking services n/a
www.sharethis.com - __unam Share This - necessary to share content of cdcgroup website 12 hours TOD Cookie set by ShareThis for sharing website content across social media networks n/a
www.sharethis.com - __uset Share This - necessary to share content of cdcgroup website 8 hours TOD The cookie Indicates when a user has been cookied so that we don't repeat the task in the next 8 hours. n/a

SN - Strictly necessary
S - Setting led
TOD - Tracking own domain
T3P - Tracking 3rd party 

Notes

  • Page URL is the specific character string that constitutes a reference to an internet resource
  • Cookie name is the name of the cookie which is placed on your computer
  • Purpose is a brief description of the reason for using the cookie
  • Lifetime is the length of time between when the cookie is set and when it expires
  • Type is to be selected from the drop down list and is one of the four type legends listed above
  • Data cookie holds is to provide further information on the data you are holding, particularly in relation to anything which may be client sensitive
  • Linked to other data is to provide further information on the cookies’ relationship with any other sites or cookies

For more information on Google cookies:

https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

YouTube cookies

We may embed videos from our official YouTube channel. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Search engine

The search engine on our website is designed to be as easy to use as the popular search engine Google. It employs standard content management system site indexing search and uses no external appliances / hardware used.