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Cookie Policy


A cookie is a small, unique text file associated with your device by a website. The cookie is used by the website to identify your device whenever you visit that website. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your device. Cookies can only be read by a web server from the same domain (e.g. that saved the cookie on your device. Everything Everywhere and/or our third party advertisers may use cookies and Web beacons (also known as 'pixel tags') to help you save time, track your usage patterns and provide you with a more personalised service on our web site.

The main purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific Web page. For example, if you personalise Web pages, or register for products or services, a cookie helps our Web page server to recall your specific information.

When you next visit The Listening Post web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the website features that you previously chose. Even if you use more than one device or computer on a regular basis, we can link cookies together so you will still receive a personalised online experience. We can also personalise the information you see based on what we already know about you, so that you spend less time looking for things.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you want to disable cookies, find out which browser you are using and follow the instructions below. Unfortunately, if you choose to decline cookies, some of the interactive features of the services or websites may not be available to you. We advise regular users of our websites to accept cookies from us. Everything Everywhere is committed to protecting your privacy and only uses cookies to improve our service to you, for example, by offering tailored information based on your interests. The usage patterns tracked by cookies remain confidential. Everything Everywhere does not share or sell any cookie-generated information.

Cookie Name Purpose More information


The name of the survey

A cookie is placed on the user's machine when a survey is accessed. It tracks progress through the survey, allowing the respondent to complete the survey over multiple sessions i.e. the respondent is able to close their browser part way through the survey and re-join at a later date at the point that they left off.

The cookie is relevant only to that survey and has a default expiry time of 20 days.



Tracks Anonymous users

Expires 20 Minutes from set/update



Tracks Anonymous users

Expires 20 Minutes from set/update



Membership Identity

Expires once you leave the site.



Used to verify your membership

Expires once you leave the site.


Stores your portal display name

Expires 24 hours from set/update.


Stores your portal access permissions.

Expires 24 hours from set/update.


Identifies you as a member once logged in.

Expires 26 hours from set/update.



Tells us that you are actively using the site. This way we can always know, at any given time, how many users are visiting the site.

Expires once you leave the site.



Stores your language preference.

Expires once you leave the site.



This cookie is set to re-enable mobile redirect after closing the browser.

Expires once you leave the site.


This cookie is set to re-enable mobile redirect after 20 minutes.

Expires 20 minutes from set/update.


Saves Personalisation data for anonymous users.

Expires 30 days from set/update.



Identifies what group you are part of on the site.

Expires once you leave the site.


If you try to access a page when not logged into the site, you will be redirected to the login page. On logging in, this cookie will take you directly to the page you were trying to access.

Expires 5 minutes after set/update.


This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to the site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the 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.

Expires 2 years from set/update.


This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a user views a page on the 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 the 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 the site for longer than 30 minutes.

Expires 30 minutes from set/update.


This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach the site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within the site. The cookie is updated with each page view to the site.

Expires 6 months from set/update.

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