What is a cookie ?
Cookies are small files that websites place on the device you're using to browse the site. Cookies are commonly used to record some aspect of your visit to a site, such as choices you've made or preferences you've set during your visit.
Different types of cookies
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential for our online services and tools to work. They collect or record information that we need to make our site work.
Common uses for this type of cookie include; storing information so that shopping baskets can be provided storing information for e-billing allowing users to log in or access private areas of a site. These cookies only last for a single browsing session – when you leave our site, they are removed.
These cookies help us to monitor and improve how our website works.
Common uses for this type of cookie include: collecting information about which pages visitors go to most often noting if visitors get any error messages from web pages understanding which links visitors like to follow (including adverts) and which they choose not to. The information collected using these cookies is anonymous and cannot be used to identify an individual visitor.
These are used to recognise your device when you return to osler.careers These cookies allow us to provide you with enhanced features that need to remember your preferences and choices, such as your user name, language or region. They also let us monitor how our website is performing so we can keep on improving it.
Common uses for this type of cookie include: providing you with local information, such as health providers in your area remembering how you like to use our site, such as what text size you like or what media software you use remembering what topics you're interested in so we can provide you with related products, services and information. The information we store in these cookies is encrypted so that only we can read it.
Third party cookies
These are cookies that are set by third party service providers. Currently the only third party cookies that are being set on osler.careers are as follows.
You can find out more about Google's position on privacy as regards its analytics service at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en-GB
Visitors may choose to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking with the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.
More information on session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html
Further information about restricting cookies
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 you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
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