Cookie policy

  • 8 December 2016

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

All websites who operate across certain parts of the European Union are required to obtain consent using or storing cookies (or similar technologies) on your computers or mobile device. This cookie policy provides you with clear and relevant information about the cookies we use and the purposes for using those cookies.

Your consent

By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our placing cookies on your computer in order to analyse the way you use our website. Please read this cookie policy carefully for more details about the information we collect when you use this site.

If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of this website, you must stop using our site.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is placed on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

Key concepts

First and third-party cookies: whether a cookie is 'first' or 'third' party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g., cookies placed by

Third-party cookies: are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website this would be a third-party cookie.

Persistent cookies: these cookies remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies: these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

How to delete and block our cookies

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our site. Turning off or deleting cookies will not prevent device identification and related data collection from occurring. 

How to turn cookies off?

Internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. You can use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details.

Can I withdraw my consent?

Once you have given us your consent to the use of cookies, we shall store a cookie on your computer or device to remember this for next time. This will expire periodically. If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings.

For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit:

What cookies do we use?

Some of these cookies are managed by third parties, and you may refer to the third parties' own website privacy notifications for further information.

To comply with legal requirements, we have listed the cookies that we use on our site:

Cookie Control
Machine name: -managingrisktogether-orx_cookiecontrol
Used by: All users
Indicates if the cookie control popup should be displayed. If the cookie is missing or has a value of yes then the cookie control popup is shown. A value of no is set when the user closes the popup and prevents the popup from showing again.

Machine name: Drupal.tabledrag.showweight
Used by: Administrators
Indicates if the Drupal administration drag and drop controls should be shown or if the user only edits the row weight values to set positions of items in a list. A value of 0 indicates the admin will see drag and drop, a value of 1 will show the row weights instead.

Google analytics
Machine name: _ga and _gat
Used by: All users
Used to gather anonymous browsing information to help ORX improve their website experience for all users. More information can be found at

JavaScript detection
Machine name: has_js
Used by: all users
Indicates if JavaScript is enabled in the browser to inform technology choices when rendering a page of content.

Collapsable state information
Machine name: orx_single-toggle
Used by: All users
Contains information as to which collapse/expand sections have been collapsed or expanded on the site so that when the user returns to them they are in the same state they were when last viewed.

Side menu state
Machine name: orx__off-canvas-menu
Used by: All users
Remembers if the side menu should be opened or closed on desktops based on whether the user has closed it or opened it.

Logged in user sesion
Machine name: Unique to user but starts SSESS
Used by: All logged in users
Uniquely identifies the current user so that their details can be retrieved as they navigate through the site.

This policy contains a list of cookies as at the date of this policy. Future cookies used by the Web site shall be included to this table from time to time.

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For more information about Google analytic cookies, please see Google's help pages and privacy policy:

Google's Privacy Policy
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