Cookie Policy


1. Information about our use of cookies

1.1 Our website is operated by Parity Group plc, company number 03539412, whose registered office is Dawson House, 5 Jewry Street, London, England, EC3N 2EX ("we", "us", "our").  The website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users and this helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also to improve our website. 

1.2 If you wish to remove cookies placed on your device by our website or stop our website placing further cookies on your device you can do this at any time (learn how to do this below).

1.3 A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree.  Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.   We use the following cookies:

1.3.1 Strictly necessary cookies.  These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.  They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website. We do not require your consent to place these cookies. Nevertheless, you may be able to block these cookies yourself on your device/ browser, but restricting these cookies is likely to mean that our website will not work as you would expect and certain functionality may be inoperable.

1.3.2 Non-essential cookies

a. Analytical/performance cookies.  They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it.  This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.  We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, how they reached our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our website isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the website, what page they look at etc.  This helps us to continuously improve our website.

b. Functionality cookies.  These are used to recognise you when you return to our website.  This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

1.4 You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

CookieCookie DurationPurposeMore information 
2 years
24 hours

These are Google Analytics cookies which gives us insight into how our users interact with our website.   

These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they have visited.
These cookies enable us to:

  • compile reports to help us to improve the website;
  • track visits to our website and analyse the pates visitors are most interested in;
  • Identify the response to any advertising campaigns we are running.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. 
volcanic_saved_jobs_id1 yearThis is used to store some jobs for users before they register on the website. These jobs can then be logged on the  users  account when they do register. https://www.volcanic.co.uk/legal_documents/cookieswww.volcanic.co.uk/legal_documents/cookies
volcanic_rumble_uid 1 yearThis cookie is used to track and record the unique actions of each user on the website, to allow jobs to be stored for users in connection with the cookie above. By  default  it has no expiry date. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performancewww.volcanic.co.uk/legal_documents/cookies
_user_logged_in 1 yearThis cookie is used to keep the user logged in if they leave the website and return, in connection with the cookies above. By  default  it expires after the  users  session ends. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performancewww.volcanic.co.uk/legal_documents/cookies
_oliver_session1 yearThis cookie is used to track the  users  session on the website for analytics purposes. By  default  it expires after the  users  session ends.www.volcanic.co.uk/legal_documents/cookies

1.5 Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.  These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. 

1.6 You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.  However, as set out above, 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.  For instance, our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded video powered by YouTube and Vimeo.  Disabling all cookies may mean you cannot access the functions offered by these third parties

2. More Information

2.1 More information about cookies, including how to block them or delete them, can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org

2.2 If you have any further questions, comments or requests regarding our cookies policy or how we use cookies on our site, then you can contact us by email at dataprotection@parity.net. 

3. Changes to THIS COOKIES policy

3.1 Any changes to this cookies policy in the future will be posted on this page and we will take all measures necessary to communicate any changes to this cookies policy to you.  Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this cookies policy. We will also bring your attention to such changes by updating our cookie banner/ pop-up.

3.2 This policy was last reviewed and updated: 25 May 2018. 

4. Cookie Preferences

4.1 Please provide your consent below to our use of non-essential cookies on our website by selecting accept on the cookie pop up banner below.  You may withdraw your consent at any point by following the instructions in 2.1 or by returning to this page and unchecking the box.