Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text stored as a file on the computer's hard drive. They are not computer programs. They only contain and transfer to the web server as much information as the users themselves have disclosed to a certain web site.

Cookies are used by your browser and by most websites to help personalise or improve your experience using the world wide web. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by The Spencer Group's website, you can do this through your browser settings. Restricting cookies may affect some of the functionality of this website, such as the ability to log in to password-protected areas, but most of the site will still be accessible to you.

The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether.

You can find more information about deleting and controling cookies from the AboutCookies.org website.

The Spencer Group will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, in order to provide services to you within this site's extranet, it is necessary to gather information that will enable the website to personalize, improve and to operate such services. In connection with certain aspects of the Services, we may request, collect and/or display some of your Personal Information.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

NamePurposeExpires
PHPSESSID PHP Session ID. This is a unique identifier that is automatically created when a Session starts for a given visitor. This cookie is deleted when browser is closed.
_utma Google Analytics randomly generated number.

We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website. 

Google Analytics stores IP address anonymously on its servers, and neither The Spencer Group or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.
2 years
_utmb 30 minutes
_utmc This cookie is deleted when browser is closed.
_utmz 6 months