What are Cookies?
What kinds of Cookies do we use?
The SPS Website and SPS Portal utilize both Session and Persistent Cookies. Session cookies are used ‘in-session’ each time you visit the SPS Website and SPS Portal and then expire when you leave the SPS Website or SPS Portal or shortly thereafter: they are not stored on your device permanently, do not contain any personal data and help by minimizing the need to transfer personal data across the internet. These cookies can be deleted but this will hamper the performance and your experience in using the SPS Website and SPS Portal.
These cookies also take time stamps that record when you access the SPS Portal and when you leave the SPS Portal. Persistent Cookies are used on the SPS Website from Google and YouTube and on the SPS Portal for log-in purposes only. These cookies are encrypted and persist even after your browser is closed. On the SPS Website, the Persistent Cookies persist for up to two years. On the SPS Portal, the Persistent Cookie persists so that you do not need to log-in again when you next visit and expire after seven days from the last log-in.