Use of cookies by SRi Forensics

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently and improve the user experience, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. 

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Session Cookiesession_idThis cookie is used to remember a user’s preferences where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored against this cookie. Also we use cookies to link up activity before and after logging into the website. 
Google Analytics_ga  __utmaThese cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. 
Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data

Google Advertising


Google uses cookies to help customise adverts on Google properties, such as Google Search. For example, to remember your most recent searches, your previous interactions with our adverts or search results and your visits to our website. This helps us to show you customised adverts on Google.

We also use one or more cookies for advertising that Google serves across the web. One of the main advertising cookies on non-Google sites is named ‘IDE‘ and is stored in browsers under the domain also used are cookies with names such as DSID. Other Google properties, such as YouTube, may also use these cookies to show you more relevant adverts.

Token_csrfThis is a security related measure to stop posting of forms and data ( cross site request forgery ), and ultimately prevents malicious data requests. 
Read more about Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Managing your cookie settings

All recent versions of popular browsers give users a level of control over cookies. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit

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To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please  visit Google to change your settings.

Last Updated: 21.10.19

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