What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that websites store on your computer to help distinguish you from other users. We use cookies to help us provide you with a better experience when you browse our website and help us to improve our site through monitoring visitor interest and behaviour anonymously.

Cookies come in a few different flavours;

What cookies do we use on our site?

On Patient Access we use Persistent and Session cookies.

Below is a list of cookies used by Patient Access

Name Type Use Explanation
_pk_ref Persistent Analytics This set of cookies are used by our analytics software to monitor which pages are visited and allow us to make improvements to the website by analysing visitors interest and behaviour. All data collected is anonymous.


EAV6Auth Persistent Site function This cookie is used by the site to keep you logged in.
EA6USER Persistent Site function

This cookie is used by site to remember your login User ID.

Changing your settings

We have provided links below to instructions for all the major browsers on how to change your cookie settings.

Please note: We do not recommend disabling cookies entirely as this will prevent most websites and services (such as webmail and social media sites) from working.

Last revised 14/09/12