Cookie Policy for Easy Salon Management

1. Privacy & Cookies

As of May 2011 new EU legislation has been implemented into UK legislation concerning the use of "cookies" on a website, this legislation is being often referred to as "cookies" legislation and provides that consent must be obtained from users of a website to have cookies "placed" on their computers when they visit the site. A "cookies" is a small file of letters and numbers that allow a website to recognise a visitor's pc, mobile or other device. When a visitor accesses website features that use cookies, cookies are downloaded on to their device. The information accessed by the cookie is used to improve the user experience on the website by, for example:

Cookies aren't used to identify you personally. They are just used to make the site work better for you. The cookies we use are listed below, with descriptions and expiry dates. You can manage cookies and delete them if you wish – but doing so may adversely affect the experience you have on the site.

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2. Cookies used on

Necessary for site operation

Name of cookie Expiry period Reason for use of cookie Description
PHPSESSID At end of session To track user through the website To store information used to customise the user experience to react to user inputs made on the site

Google Analytics

Name of cookie Expiry period Reason for use of cookie Description
_ga 2 years from set/update. Used to determine unique visitors This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to your site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits your site, a new _ga cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to your site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.
_gat 10 minutes from set/update. Used to throttle request rate This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with your site. When a user views a page on your site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on your site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on your site for longer than 30 minutes. You can modify the default length of a user session with the _setSessionCookieTimeout() method.


Name of cookie Expiry period Reason for use of cookie Description
JSESSIONID Until the end of the browser session Used to track user session Set by

3. Questions

If you have any questions about your privacy or how we use cookies on our site please do not hesitate to and we can discuss your concerns.

This policy was last updated on 15th June 2015.