Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy sets out what cookies are, why CSI Manchester Ltd / CSI Media use cookies on its websites, and your options relating to their use.


What Are 'Cookies'?

A cookie is a small piece of information downloaded to your device when visiting a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and enhance the browsing experience.


Why Do We Use Cookies on Our Websites?

We use cookies to improve your experience on our websites. Specifically, cookies help us to:

  • Estimate our general audience size and usage patterns.
  • Recognise you when you return to our site.
  • Track the pages you visit and how long you spend on them.
  • Understand how you arrived at our website, including any referring keywords or search engines


Cookie Types

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: Essential for you to browse the website and use all its features, such as accessing secure areas.
  • Preferences Cookies: Remember choices you have made, such as your username and password, to enable automatic login.
  • Statistics Cookies: Collect information about how you interact with our website, such as pages visited and session duration. This information is anonymised and used solely to improve user experience.
  • Marketing Cookies: Track your online activity to help advertisers deliver more relevant advertising. These are often third-party cookies and are persistent.


Cookie List

This website uses several types of cookies:

  • Google reCAPTCHA (Strictly Necessary Cookie): Used for anti-bot and anti-spam protection on contact forms. Click here for more information.
  • Google Analytics (Statistics Cookie): Tracks user interactions with the website for internal analysis to improve usability. The data collected is anonymised and may be transmitted to and stored by Google in the USA under appropriate safeguards. Click here for more information.
  • Hotjar Analytics (Statistics Cookie): Tracks user interactions, including video recordings and feedback forms, to improve website usability. The data is anonymised.
  • Facebook (Marketing Cookie): Used for retargeting via Facebook by tracking user behaviour on our website.
  • CSI Personalisation Module (Marketing Cookie): Collects data on user interactions to deliver a personalised user experience.


Managing Cookies?

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. Please refer to your browser's help section for instructions on how to manage cookies. Note that disabling cookies may affect your ability to use certain features of our website.

Legal Compliance

We comply with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). We use cookies based on legitimate interests or user consent, where applicable. Users can withdraw their consent at any time by changing their browser settings or through our cookie consent tool.

Where Can I Get More Information

To find out more about cookies generally and about how to restrict or block the cookies this site uses, please visit

Our websites may feature embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users to easily share articles with their friends through a number of popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies, and you should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these.


Cookies That Have Been Set in the Past

If you have disabled one or more cookies, we may still use information collected from them prior to you disabling them. However, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.

Contact Information

For more information about our use of cookies, please contact us at: Email: