What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing a small amount of information that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. They are generally used by most websites to improve your online experience and to ensure that content and functions are delivered and used more effectively.
Cookies perform various functions. For example, some cookies are downloaded to your device temporarily for the period that you browse a particular website; these cookies might allow you to navigate between pages more efficiently or enable websites to remember the preferences you select. Other cookies can be used to help websites remember you as a returning visitor or ensure the online adverts you receive are more relevant to your specific needs and interests.
You can amend your browser settings to block some or all cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser manufacturer.
However, if you block cookies from the ESP website or applications you will not be able to login or use any of the functionality of the site.
Which are ESP cookies?
Authentication and Session are cookies which are necessary in order for a website to function correctly. They allow you to remain logged into the site and for us to securely identify you. These cookies are used to uniquely identify you once you are logged in, so that we can manage the security of your session.
None of Authentication and Session cookies are used for gathering data.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages they visit most often and if they get error messages from web pages.
These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve a website's performance.
These cookies are to help us understand how users navigate the site and how they prefer to use the site, so that we can continue to improve our service.
Please be aware that opting out of our performance cookies may mean some useful information such as ESP contact details are not available to you, however, if you wish to opt out of any of the web analytics that ESP use, please use the links below:
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