What are cookies?

A cookie is a text-only piece of information that is placed on an internet user's computer or computer devices. It is generated by a web page server (which is basically the computer that operates the website) and can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. Cookies store bits of information that we use to help make our site work (or work better). They cannot run any code and do not contain viruses. Cookies cannot harm your computer and we do not store any personally identifiable information about you on any of our cookies.

Why do we use cookies on uses two types of cookies: cookies set by and cookies set by third parties (i.e. other websites or services). Recruitsec cookies enable us to keep you signed in to your account during your visit and to customize the information displayed on the website to your preferences.

We also use third party cookies to help deliver relevant jobs, courses and advertising both on and on other websites to integrate content with social networks, such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+, and to better understand how the features and functions of the site are used in order that we can improve our service.

If you would like more information about the cookies we use, as well as details on how to opt-out, please see below.


What cookies do we use on

Below is a list of the main cookies set by, and what each is used for:

  1. Authentication: We use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate to our web pages.
  2. Status: We use cookies to help us establish if you are logged in to our website.
  3. Security: we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts including preventing fraudulent use of login credential and to protect our website and services normally.
  4. Analysis: we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services,
  5. Cookies consent: we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.


How do I control which cookies I accept?

You can set your device’s browser to accept all cookies, to ask you when the websites send a cookie, or not to receive cookies at any time. Not allowing cookies means that certain features of our website will not work and accordingly you might not be able to take full advantage of all our services. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

You can also find up-to-date information clearly explaining how to control or delete cookies on your Windows PC or Apple Mac at Tocontrol or delete cookies on your mobile phone, you can set the 'Limit Ad Tracking' property located in the settings screen of your Apple iPhone, or by resetting your Android ID through apps that are available in the Play Store as well as referring to the device manufacturer’s instructions. See also the further information below on how to opt-out of third-party cookies, such as those used for analytics and advertising.


Why does your website use 3rdparty cookies?

We use partner organisations to provide additional services to us and to you to keep the website tailored to our user’s needs. for example:

Analysing the use of our website to help us improve it

Understanding your interests or preferences from how you use our website

Building a picture of different types of user interests or preferences so that we and other advertisers can display advertising that is more relevant to you on our website or on other sites that you visit.

Controlling and measuring the display of and performance of advertising on our website or other sites on which advertising is displayed.

Most of our partner organisations use cookies that only they have access to. These cookies are called "3rd party" cookies.


Cookies on third-party sites

When you apply for jobs on, sometimes you will be redirected to an external site to complete your job application. These external sites may use cookies, which will not be included in the lists above.


How can I manage my cookies on

If you wish to stop accepting cookies, you can do so through the Privacy Settings option in your browser.

Please be aware that by not accepting cookies you will not be able to use some of the key functions of, including:

  • Registering with Recruitsec
  • Signing in to Recruitsec
  • Applying for jobs on Recruitsec

To delete all cookies stored by Recruitsec for your browser, please click on the button below:

Clear cookies

Cookies are small files stored on your computer when you visit so we can remember something about you the next time you visit us. Some issues may require you to delete your cookies before you can use again.

Rather than delete all cookies stored for other popular sites, such as Facebook and Amazon, we have just deleted cookies stored on your computer from, this should resolve any issues you may have.

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