Privacy & Cookies Policy

The Works Search Ltd respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website. The purpose of our privacy policy is to outline the information The Works Search Ltd may collect and how we may use that information.

As technology continues to develop, our privacy policy may need changing in order to provide the best possible service to our site visitors. We would recommend that you check and make sure that you have read our most recent policy statement when you visit our website.

Currently The Works Search Ltd does not collect any personally identifiable information about you (i.e. your name, address etc.) through our website. Only when you voluntarily contact us will we have your information.

The Works Search Ltd may use the information provided by you (together with other information we hold or obtain) to send you information about services, which we believe, may be of interest to you. This may involve contacting you by post, email or telephone.

We also offer you an “opt-out” option at any time should you wish to cease receiving e-mails or other information from us.

We do not now and do not currently intend to give or sell personal information about you to third parties.

We do not use “cookie” technology and IP addresses to obtain personal information when you connect to our site. However, to help you understand the cookies we do use on our website, we have complied the following information for you:


Cookies are small text files placed on your computer that are used when you browse a website.

The Works Search Ltd website, like most websites, uses these to track user behaviour, so we can help understand website usage and ultimately seek to enhance that experience. This is not data from which you can be personally identified.

The Works Search Ltd website currently uses the following cookies.

Expression Engine cookies

Name: exp_last_visit, exp_perpage, exp_last_activity, exp_tracker

Purpose: These cookies are used by Expression Engine, our website Content Management System (CMS) and are not used to collect personally identifiable information.

Session Cookies


Purpose: We use a scripting language called PHP to develop The Works Search Ltd website. This cookie is a 'session cookie' that tells us that you are actively visiting our site and expires when you close your browser.


Purpose: An session cookie to track the logged in state.

Name: mpatslogin

Purpose: A top level domain session cookie of mpatslogin to allow client main sites ascertain the logged in state of a user.

Long lived cookies

Name: email

Purpose: A long lived cookie termed email to remember the candidates email address (username) to allow candidates to log in easier upon their return.

If remember me is ticked a long lived cookie to automatically log the candidate in ( session cookie is changed to long lived).

Third Party cookies

The Works Search Ltd uses a number of organisations who set cookies on our website on our behalf to enable the services that they are providing. The details of which are provided below.

Google Analytics

Name: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz

Purpose: The Works Search Ltd uses Google Analytics to understand how visitors find and engage with the website. This data is captured using analytical cookies that are placed on each page of the website. Google collects this data and provides statistical reporting and information on visitor behaviour for The Works Search Ltd.

Google Analytics does not provide any personally identifiable information about visitors, including a visitor’s IP address. Instead Google provides aggregated data to enable The Works Search Ltd to understand visitor behaviour and improve the website for all users.

For further information on Google’s privacy policy please visit:

Disque cookies

Name: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmv, _utmz, _qca, disqus_unique, UIDR, mc, UID, testCookie

Disqus cookies appear on any page that includes a Disqus comment box. They measure the number and behaviour of Disqus users, including information that links your visits to our website with your Google, Facebook, Twitter or Disqus account if you are signed in to one.

This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Disqus, in which case it is linked to your Disqus, Google, Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Cookies and your browser

Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. If you're using Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome or Safari you should be able to configure your browser to restrict or block cookies. Alternatively you can delete them by going to your browser settings.

For more information about how to do this visit the following link:

Privacy and Cookies policy doesn’t apply to third party websites

The Works Search Ltd will not (and will not allow any third party) to access or use Google Analytics to track and/or collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site.

Please note that this privacy and cookies policy does not apply to, and The Works Search Ltd is not responsible for, the privacy policies of any third party websites that are linked to this website.