Find information on our Cookie policies and definitions.

Here at Egress, we are committed to protecting the data that we collect about you. The information below goes hand in hand with our privacy policy and tells you how and why we use cookies on our websites, in our services and apps.  By using our sites, services and apps you agree that this policy applies.

Don’t forget that we may make changes to our sites, services and apps and so we may make changes to this policy too.  Any changes will appear here and be effective immediately. If you use of our sites, services and apps after those changes are shown, we will interpret that as meaning that you accept them.

The cookies we use in our products are explained in a separate policy

You can find out more about the cookies that we use in our products and aid your use.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that contains a small amount of information and is downloaded to your devices (e.g. your computer or smartphone) when you use our sites or apps.  They are sent back to our site whenever you return (or they may be sent to another website if it recognises that cookie).

Why do we use them?

Cookies have many different uses and purposes. We use them to improve your experience when visiting and using our sites and apps. This might be by enhancing the content we show you, and streamlining your navigation through them (e.g. by recognising your device, or storing some information about your preferences or past actions). Some of our cookies can then, distinguish you from other users.

What if you don't want to accept the cookies that we use?

You can use our cookie tool to tell us which cookies you do and do not want us to set on your device.  Some of the cookies that we use are essential to your use of our services and so these cannot be disabled. 

You can also use your browser to block or restrict the cookies set by our sites.  If you do this, you will need to do this on each browser (please note that doing so may mean that our services do not work on your device).

The different types of cookies


Required cookies

Necessary to enable basic or security features of our sites, apps and services to function.

Analytical cookies

Allow us to analyse your use of our sites and apps on an anonymous basis in order to evaluate and improve performance.

Functional cookies

Enable us to provide a better customer experience on our sites and apps, such as remembering log-in details.

Advertising cookies

May collect information that we can use to identify you in order to better tailor our marketing information to you.  They may also allow you to share certain pages with social networks.

How long they last

Session cookies

Temporary, lasting for the duration of your visit.  They are deleted when you close your browser.  They perform relatively simple tasks such as tracking how you move through our site, supporting website security, and recognising your device to ensure that the pages you view are displayed properly.

Persistent cookies

Stay after you close your browser and stay until they expire (or you delete them). They can be used to remember log in information, or to record the advertising you saw last time you were here so that you do not see it again.

The cookies we use on our website

Social Media

Our site may use social media features which may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Your interactions with these features are governed by the relevant social media company’s privacy policy.

When was this policy last updated?

29 September 2023