Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

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. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of 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 use the following cookies:

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 Purpose
Login/session cookie LMS This cookie is created when a user logs in, and identifies the user with the site for the duration of their session. This cookie is essential to use any logged-in features of the site.
Encrypted session data Session_data This cookie is created when a user logs in, and used for the duration of the session to holding the users encrypted private key.
Familiar device identification cookie Varies, but always contains "[de]" Recognise you when you return to our site
Preference cookie for user dashboard feeds feedItemType Saves the user's preference to display communication updates, community updates or all updates on their dashboard.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 42 days.