Who are we?

Compass Associates Ltd, (registered company no. 07090618) trading as Compass Associates; Compass Corporate Services; Compass Executives; Compass Life Sciences; and Compass Recruitment Solutions of Admiral House, 8A High Street, Cosham, Hants, PO6 3BZ; [email protected]; 02392 384555.

We provide permanent recruitment services to clients looking to recruit personnel for their businesses.

What does this policy cover?

This Cookie Policy applies to information collected through your use of our website, with instruments known as Cookies. Our Cookies generally do not collect personal information about you, however where they do, our Privacy Policy applies.

What do we use cookies for?

‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by your browser (for example, Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. We use Cookies to make our website easier to use and to better tailor our products to your interests and needs. They help our website recognise your device and remember information about your visit like your preferences, settings and how you use our website.

What cookie types do we use?

Our Cookies are either first party or third party. Whether a Cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the Cookie. First Party Cookies are placed directly by us, while other parties we may do business with set Third Party Cookies. These third parties collect data directly from your web browser and the processing of this data is subject to their own privacy policies.

Cookies are either:

  • Session Cookies – which allow websites to link your actions during a browser session. We may use these for a variety of purposes such as remembering what you clicked on, on the previous page visited. These session Cookies expire after a browser session so would not be stored longer term; or
  • Persistent Cookies – which are stored on your device in between browser sessions and allow your preferences or actions across a site (or in some cases across different websites) to be remembered. These Cookies do not expire once the browsing session closes and remain on your device until an expiration date set by the source of the Cookie.

What are the categories of the Cookies we use?

  • Essential Cookies: These Cookies are essential to make our website work correctly, they enable you to move around our website and use our features. These Cookies are necessary for the provision of our services and if you do not want us to collect such information, you must cease using our website immediately.
  • Performance Cookies: These Cookies help us understand how you interact with our website, by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent on the website, and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This helps us improve the performance of our website.
  • Functionality Cookies: These Cookies allow our website to remember if you have previously visited our site or the choices you make (such as your user name, language, region or preferences) to provide a more personalised online experience.
  • Targeting/Advertising Cookies: These Cookies are used to deliver content that is more relevant to you and your interests. They may be used to deliver targeted advertising or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement.

What are the Cookies we use and why?

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Cookie Function
_ga Google Analytics uses this cookie to distinguish the people using our website. Each visitor is given a unique reference number when they reach our website. Google then collects data from our visitors, such as the pages they view and the type of device they are using. All data collected is anonymous and cannot be used to identify our visitors.
_gat Google Analytics uses this cookie to control the transmission of collected data to itself.
Referral Tracking We use cookies to associate user activity from Indeed.co.uk that referred the user to our website – to find out more, please visit https://hrtechprivacy.com/brands/indeed#Cookies 

How do you manage Cookies?

Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept Cookies. You can change the settings to manage Cookies being sent to your device.

Disable Cookies in Internet Explorer
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More information on Cookies and how to manage them.

Contact us?

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Cookie Policy, please contact us at [email protected].


Version Date Who Amended
1. 10th January 2022 David Bland 1. Original Document