What are Cookies?
Cookies are little data files that are placed onto the hardware device which you use to browse the internet (e.g. your Computer, Smartphone or Tablet, your “device”) by websites that you visit. Cookies contain information about your visits to that website and the purpose of cookies is to enable our websites to remember you, and your browsing habits, when you visit it again in the future.
Cookies perform many different functions, including remembering that you are logged in during visits and remembering the user preferences you may have selected. They also help us to identify which of our web pages are the most popular and what type of journey a visitor has through our site.
Cookies fall into two types, ‘Strictly Necessary’ and non-essential cookies.
Strictly Necessary cookies are cookies that are essential to ensure that the website works properly, such as when you plan to purchase a ticket, a cookie is used to ensure that the ticket you wish to purchase stays in the basket when you move onto another webpage, for example, from the booking page to the payment page,
Other cookies (non-essential cookies) are not necessary for the website to operate but help us plan the content and layout of our site and recognise returning visitors that have been to our site before. They therefore play an important role in helping us to enhance the usability and performance of our site to improve your visits.
We need your consent to use non essential cookies on the >strong>https://jobs.southeasternrailway.co.uk/ website.
For further information about the cookies we use, please see below.
- recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log in each time);
- obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet;
- carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, and vacancies that are of interest, and to help us better understand our visitor requirements and interests;and
- make your job application processs more efficient.
- Session cookies (i.e. cookies that are deleted when you leave our website, for example, cookies used to place a ticket in your basket);
- Permanent cookies (i.e. cookies that remain on your device once you have left our website, for example, where you have consented to have your account details saved so you do not have to log onto our website every time you access it);
- Cookie to identify users individually who have logged in, where you have consented to have this installed on your device
- First party cookies (i.e. cookies that we, SE Trains Limited, have installed)
- Third party cookies (i.e. cookies that our contractors, such as Google, have installed)
- (twitter) guest_id, k, _twitter_sess, original_referer
- facebook) datr, lu
- (g+1) PREF, SID, HSID, SSID
What Cookies are used by this Site?
Types of cookie that may be used during your visit to our website are:
The table below sets out the cookies we currently use. This list is regularly updated:--
Your consent applies to cookies that may be installed when you visit the https://jobs.southeasternrailway.co.uk/ website.
Web beacons are usually 1 pixel size transparent images that help website owners track the activity of users on certain website pages. They can also send the tracking server (i.e. us, or our technology partners) information in cookies – such as whether an HTML email with a web beacon in it has been opened. We use web beacons together with cookies to help us understand how you interact with our website and the emails we send you, to help us improve your experience, to ensure that content is relevant to you, and to better manage our website and email content.
Further details on web beacons, and how to manage them, can be found here.
How can I opt out of cookies?
This also enables you to choose which type of cookies you wish to accept or not. .
Deletion of some cookies will affect your ability to log in, purchase tickets, use the site or may affect the functionality of the website. .
You can find more detailed information about cookies (including how to manage their use via your browser) on the Information Commissioner’s website and at www.allaboutcookies.org. .
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. .
You can also use the settings provided in the cookie banner when you first use the site to set your cookie preferences. .
List of Cookies
Cookies: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to help us see how our website is used. The data collected by Google Analytics is used to analyse how frequently the same people revisit the website, how the website is found (for example, from a search engine or from a job board), and which pages are most (and least) frequently viewed. This information is combined with data from every visitor to create an overall picture of website use, and is never identified individually or personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you. Google features for generating maps and CAPTCHA images Cookies: PREF, NID, HSID, SSID, APISID, SAPISID, SS, SID Description
These cookies are used by Google to generate images for maps (to show you where our jobs are) or to generate a CAPTCHA images to help protect our site from “spambots”. Without these cookies we would not be able to register your account and you would not be able to see maps for each job.
Share pages with your social network
These cookies are used by the social networks to allow you to share any of our pages with your network - however, nothing is shared without your explicit request to do so.
Other cookies that are essential for us to allow you to login and to allow us to manage and monitor our website’s performance:
TribePad - this allows you to login to our social recruitment management platform
trackerToken-4 - this is similar to Google Analytics but specifically allows us to determine which of our marketing activities from which you found our website.
visitToken-4 - this is similar to Google Analytics but specifically allows us to determine which of our marketing activities from which you found our website.
youWantTheCookie - this simply allows us to remember whether you had cookies turned off or on for our site to help us keep as much functionality working as possible for you.