My Possible Self

My Possible Self

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:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website 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.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below (the Service column describes whether cookies apply to our “Web-app) or our commercial marketing website – there are none on our paid for website):

CookieXSRF-TOKEN
Expiration time5 minutes
PurposeEnsures post requests are authentic. Essential to the security of our web-app
ServiceWeb-app
Cookiemps-session
Expiration timeSession expiry (deletes when window or tab is closed)
PurposeEssential to the functioning of the our web-app. No user account details are stored in it.
ServiceWeb-app
Cookiepolicy
Expiration timeSession expiry (deletes when window or tab is closed)
PurposeEnsured cookie policy has been viewed
ServiceWeb-app
Cookietooltip
Expiration timeSession expiry (deletes when window or tab is closed)
PurposeUsed to ensure tooltips are only shown once to web-app users.
ServiceWeb-app
Cookie_gat
Expiration time1 minute
PurposeLimits to limit number of requests made to doubleclick.net. No user details stored.
ServiceCommercial web-site
Cookie_gid
Expiration time24 hours
PurposeLimits to limit number of requests made to doubleclick.net. No user details stored.
ServiceCommercial web-site
Cookie_ga
Expiration time2 years
PurposeGoogle Universal Analytics cookie. No user details stored.
ServiceCommercial web-site
Cookie_stid
Expiration time1 year
PurposeGoogle Universal Analytics cookie. No user details stored. Examples of purposes for which a cookie may be used:
ServiceCommercial web-site
Cookie_unam
Expiration time9 months
PurposeUsed by a service called ShareThis, to allow users to share parts of our website with their social networks
ServiceCommercial web-site
Cookiewfvt_2374684804
Expiration time30 minutes
PurposeMonitors web page views, navigation and time spent on each page
Website security relating to the content management system.
ServiceCommercial web-site

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. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting 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 (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.