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S A Partners Cookies

Here you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit a S A Partners website and how to reject or delete those cookies. If you may also wish to read S A Partners’s Privacy Policy, for further information.


  • How to control and delete cookies
  • How to turn cookies off
  • List of S A Partners cookies
  • Third Party Cookies set for users
  • Cookies set by Third Party sites
  • Other Third Party IP Address Processing activities

1. How to control and delete cookies

S A Partners will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by S A Partners websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Also, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of S A Partners websites.

2. How do I turn cookies off?

The main browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.

We do not recommend turning cookies off when using, as this will prevent you from registering, signing in, and using many of the services on the site.
3. List of the main S A Partners cookies

This is a list of the cookies set by the S A Partners websites, and what each is used for.

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This cookie is set and read by the JavaScript code to determine if cookies are enabled (simply set to “True ”)

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Unique visitor ID time/date stamp


PHP session tracking cookie, used to know a user repeatedly visits the site

4. Third Party Cookies set for users

S A Partners uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on the S A Partners websites on its behalf in order to deliver the web analytic and advertising services that they are providing to S A Partners. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below. S A Partners confirms that each third party satisfies the EU’s data protection compliance requirements.

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Google Analytics

S A Partners use Google Analytics to help anaylse how users use the site. The tool uses ‘cookies’ which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Lean Business System. We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data generated from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

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Twitter provides S A Partners with functionality to spread our content via social media. S A Partners use this cookie to collect anonymised statistics on the sharing of our content on Twitter via the sharing options on our website and blog.

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5. Cookies set by Third Party sites

To enhance user experience, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. S A Partners does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these cookies.

6. S A Partners Sharing Tools

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that the S A Partners websites now carry embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the site to easily share content through a number of popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. S A Partners does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.


We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

to estimate our audience size and usage pattern.

to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.

to speed up your searches.

to recognise you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

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