What are Cookies?
EPC uses three kinds of cookies detailed below.
First party session cookies
These cookies are called ‘PHPSESSID’ and are set by EPC and are essential for the website functionality. They are specifically used to manage login sessions and the submission of form data.
First party persistent cookies
EPC sets a cookie to remember your language preference, specifically called '_locale'. The cookie is set by EPC to enhance the website experience by remembering your language preference. The cookie is stored on your device for one year.
EPC sets a cookie called 'cookies_consent' to remember your cookie preferences including if you wish to opt out. This cookie is stored on your device for one year.
EPC uses Google Analytics to measure visitors on our website. The data collected is completely anonymous and cannot be tied to the individual visitor. EPC does not know who the visitor is, merely that someone visited its website. The data collected is used to provide a better experience to website users.
Third party persistent cookies
EPC uses Google’s reCAPTCHA on some pages to filter out automated form submissions and this requires the use of third party cookies set by Google. The cookies are called 'PREF', 'NID', 'HSID', 'APISID' and 'SID'.
These cookies are essential and cannot be opted out of.