HCAPS Group’s Cookie Policy

HCAPS Group uses browser cookies; this means our webservers put small files (the ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information as you use the website. What the cookies contain varies depending on the features they are being used for. Cookies enable HCAPS Group to monitor traffic, remember users and their preferences and to provide features to users across multiple web servers.

Types of Cookies We Use

We use cookies for a variety of reasons; an overview of the types of cookies we use are:

User Interface elements

We use cookies to display/hide user interface elements such as alerts at the top of pages.

Traffic Monitoring

Cookies that allow us to identify what areas of the website are being visited.

User Identification and Preferences

Cookies that allow us to individualise the site based on the user.

Testing Cookies

To improve our services, we will run tests that require cookies to direct users to new features and track results.

Temporary Storage

As we use many servers, we store temporary data in cookies that such as a basket of jobs you may apply for later.

Persistent Storage

Settings and identifiers that allow you to revisit the website and have the website recognise you.

Third Party Cookies

HCAPS Group uses services from other companies to help provide our services; some of which require setting of cookies to function.

Generic Cookie Types

We use cookies for a variety of reasons; an overview of the types of cookies we use are:

  • User Personalisation Cookies
  • Analytics Cookies
  • Third-Party service Cookies
  • So far we have not using any Advertising Cookies
  • Website Management Cookies
  • Session Cookies
  • Persistent Cookies

HCAPS Group Specific Cookies

Below is a list of specific cookies we use on this website:

Feature Experiment Cookies

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These cookies are used as part of our testing of new features on the site. Normally, when doing an “A/B” test of a feature where a cookie is required to tell the web servers if you should see the new feature or not.

Referral Cookies

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These cookies are used to identify incoming traffic from partner websites.

User Interface Cookies

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These cookies are used to handle user interface elements that need to persist between pages and visits. For example we use this sort of cookie to record that you have hidden informational banner messages on certain pages.

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