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Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We may use cookies to help you navigate our website efficiently and perform certain functions.

For more information about cookies, including how to manage and delete see “Manage Cookies” below

Implied Consent

We operate an “Implied Consent” policy, which means that we assume that you agree to the usage of our cookies.  However, if you do not agree, you can alter your browser settings to control the level of privacy you require. We have provided information below, see “Control of Cookies ” below. If cookies are not enabled on your computer then your experience in using our website will be limited.

What Cookies We Use

Our website uses "analytical" cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You may see advertising on some of our web pages. At this time we do not analyse data relating to the adverts on our site.  However, this policy may change and we will endeavour to inform you of such change.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:


Cookie Name 




3rd Party: Ektron.This cookie is used by the Ektron application to store information about the anonymous and logged in visitor, including language, currency, user culture, and site information. For authenticated users, the user id and a unique ID are stored, and compared with the values on the server to determine valid authentication.

The cookie will expire at the end of the session (when you close your browser).



3rd Party: Ektron. This user ID cookie is used to track visitors to the site. A unique identifier for the current visitor is generated for all visitors, including anonymous visitors, and assigned to the visitor at the time they first arrive on the site.

We use this information to uniquely identify the user when they perform unauthenticated actions on the site, such as commenting on content, and also to compile reports on visitor usage.

This cookie may also be used when performing anonymous ecommerce shopping cart functions in which case it is "Strictly necessary" This cookie expires after 1 year.



3rd Party: Ektron. Built-in analytics tracking (not Google)


RadEditorGlobalSerializeCookie *** 

3rd Party: Ektron. This cookie is set by the ewededit400 editor to store the size, position and visibility of its toolbars and modules on the client. It is set to be a site wide cookie available to all pages so as all editors on a site to retain the same user settings, rather than having the user reset them for each page with an editor.

Google Analytics





3rd Party: Google Analytics. Multiple expiry dates (session, 1 day, 6 months, 2 years) depending on cookie name/function. Data is only used in aggregate.

_utma: Determines unique visitors and is updated with each page view. Also provides an unique ID that is used to ensure the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security feature.

_utmb: Establishes and continues an user session on our site.

_utmc: This cookie is no longer used by tracking code to determine session status. 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 this cookie will continue to be written and will expire when the user exits the browser.

_utmz: Stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach our site: 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, advertisement campaigns and page navigation



Persistent cookie used to determine a user has been shown a popup asking for his email address which is subsequently used to send an email about advantages of using staffbay.com website



Persistent cookie used to determine the welcome popup for a new visitor on the site has been already shown or not.



3rd Party: ASP.NET. This cookie is the default one used by the site to uniquely identify the user's session on the site and relates the visitor's unique session to server side data. Our application uses the session to track the user's progress in wizards or for passing data which cannot be stored locally.

The cookie will expire at the end of the session (when you close your browser).

.NET app


3rd Party: ASP.NET. A cookie is used to determine if a user is authenticated. Expires at the end of session



3rd Party: Add This. Social media sharing functions used on home page, blog and news.

Persistent Cookie (which stay on your computer until you delete them) provide you with a more personal interactive experience.

Please note that our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

Manage Cookies

To find independent information about cookies then visit www.aboutcookies.org  

 Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser setting. To find out more about how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage or delete them then look for information about your browser at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies  

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