Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive when you visit some websites.

A cookie has a name and a stores a value. For example, one of the cookies we use is called "referrerType" and stores the page you were on when you clicked a link to visit our website - it helps us see where our visitors come from.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Cookies cannot harm your computer: they are one of the simplest (and oldest) web technologies, used by millions of websites.

Cookies used on this website do not store any personally identifiable information (such as your name).

Cookie expiration

Cookies will be automatically removed from your computer when they reach their 'expiration date'. When a cookie is set, it is given an expiration date - this is the date that your browser will automatically remove it from your computer.

When you revisit a website, the expiration date can be updated to maintain the cookie.

Cookies can also be set to be deleted when you end your 'session' a website by leaving the website. With some browsers, these cookies will be removed when you restart your browser (close and open it again) or the next time you restart your computer.

You can manually delete any existing cookies stored on your computer - please refer to the help documentation for your browser of choice for more information on deleting, enabling and disabling cookies.

How we use cookies

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

At Epiphany we use cookies to remember when you've visited our site before and to gather analytical information on how you use our website - such as which pages you visit. We use this information to help us learn about our users and improve both our website and services.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

You can also remove any cookies from your browser that have been set by the websites you visit - please refer to the help documentation for your browser of choice.

Third party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we work with carefully-selected third party services that may also set cookies when you visit our website - for example Google Analytics.

All third party cookies adhere to the same standard as our own - importantly, no personally indentifiable information is stored in cookies set by third parties.

Third parties that we work with

Google Analytics - We use Google Analytics to help us see how visitors use our website - for example; which pages they look at and how long they spend on our website. No personally indentifiable information is stored or tracked - it is all anonymous.

Cookies use by this website

Below is a list of the cookies that this website uses along with an explanation.

Cookie File Name Cookie Distributor Description Example Value Expiration

__Request Verification Token

Epiphany Solutions Ltd

This cookie is used to protect against Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. This is set when you visit the page and is sent back to our server whenever you submit a form in order to ensure any form submissions originated from our site.

You can read more about CSRF attacks at Wikipedia.

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referrerType Epiphany Solutions Ltd

We use this cookie to track where you've come from when you visit our website, the 'referrer'.

Commonly, this will contain the URL of the page you visted when you click a link to visit our website, or the words you search for in Google to find out website.

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www.epiphanysearch.co.uk%2F
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__utma Google Set by Google Analytics to help identify a visitor as unique. So if you visit our website more than once we can tell you've come back. 209716929.417140560.13
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1335516859.3
2 years from set/update
__utmb Google Set by Google Analytics to track your current session on our website.   209716929.11.10.13355
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30 minutes from set/update
__utmc Google Set by Google Analytics - not currently in use any more. Historically this cookie used to be used with __utmb to check whether or not to establish a new session for that visitor - whether they were a new visitor or not. 209716929 End of session
__utmz Google Set by Google Analytics to store the type of referral for each visitor, such as a direct visitor, referring hyperlink or a website search. 209716929.1330593750
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id Google (Doubleclick) In order to give you relevant ads, Google Doubleclick tracks users' visits between different sites. We use Doubleclick so that we can target users who might be interested in our products. 221fcd12be0100...9f2e37c52 2 years from set/update

Additional Services

Although it doesn't use cookies, we use a third party tool that looks at publicly accessible IP addresses to give us a better idea of which organisations are browsing our site. We don't access or store any personal information about you.