Cookie Policy

This is the Cookie Policy for MHT Technology Ltd, accessible from www.mht-technology.co.uk

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

  • Surveys related cookies

    From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

  • Forms related cookies

    When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

  • Site preferences cookies

    In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

  • The following table describes the cookies used by our Content Management System and lists the level of each cookie:

    Cookie name

    Level

    Description

    CMSCookieLevel

    System

    Specifies which cookies are allowed by the visitor.

    ASP.NET_SessionId

    System

    Keeps the user session ID for security reasons.

    CMSCsrfCookie

    System

    Store's a security token that the system uses to validate all form data submitted via POST requests. Helps protect against Cross site request forgery.

    CMSPreferredCulture

    Essential

    Stores the visitor's preferred content culture.

    CMSMobileRedirected

    Essential

    Indicates if the visitor has been redirected to the mobile version of the website by the Mobile device redirection web part.

    CMSCurrentTheme

    Essential

    Stores the name of the current visual theme to provide proper design to the dialog windows.

    Webauthtoken

    Essential

    Live ID authentication cookie.

    CMSForumPostAnswer

    Essential

    Keeps a list of Question-Answer forum posts in which the user voted for an answer to prevent repeated votes.

    CMSVotedPolls

    Essential

    Keeps a list of polls where the user voted to prevent repeated votes.

    CMSRatedDocuments

    Essential

    Keeps a list of pages that the user rated to prevent repeated votes.

    CMSShowDesktopVersion

    Essential

    Indicates that the visitor has switched to the desktop (default) version of the website from a specific device profile.

    CMSWindowsUser

    Essential

    Stores information for users who were imported from an Active Directory domain during authentication.

    .ASPXFORMSAUTH

    Essential

    Stores the user's encrypted authentication ticket when using forms authentication.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. 

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us at data.protection@mht-technology.co.uk.