Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
What are 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.
When you use and access our website we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
Cookies can take two forms; either "persistent" or "session" cookies. A persistent cookie will be stored on the browser until it reaches its expiry age or the user explicitly deletes it. A session cookie is only stored until the end of the user session, which is the time until the user closes their browser; the cookie is then removed.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
_ga (eventbeat cookie)
Type: Third Party Cookie
Duration: Two years from the last page request.
Description: EventBeat uses Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels and user engagement with our platform's functionality. The value of this cookie is an anonymised string that distinguishes page visits between users.
_socialchurn_session (eventbeat cookie)
Type: First Party Cookie
Duration: End of session
Description: This stores an alphanumeric string, containing information that identifies which user is currently accessing the platform. We use this cookie to ensure that the user is already logged into the EventBeat Platform, and map the browser session to an EventBeat user ID.
volcanic_saved_jobs_id (volcanic cookie)
Allows users without an account to save jobs, tracks jobs saved by the user and merges these jobs with the user's account upon creation
volcanic_rumble_uid (volcanic cookie)
Keeps track of the last discipline page viewed by the client, can be used by us to modify visible homepage jobs and blogs in order to personalise the homepage
How to control Cookies?
You 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.