What are cookies?

Cookies are text files that are placed on the device you use to browse our websites to collect information about website visitor behaviour and, where a secure area of the website is available, to remember your login details while you are browsing the secure area and keep you logged in if you select that option.

How we use cookies

We use cookies to:

  • Make our website work, for example by keeping it secure
  • Remember which pop-ups you've seen
  • Measure how you use our website, such as which links you click on (analytics cookies)
  • Help show you relevant health campaigns on social media

Accepting/declining cookies

Accepting cookies can help improve your browsing experience by remembering your Accessibility selections as you navigate through the site.

You can refuse to accept cookies from our websites other than the ones that are necessary to enable the website to function correctly for you. If you accept cookies from our websites, you can remove these cookies from your browser at any time using your browser's standard tools.

The websites www.aboutcookies.org and www.allaboutcookies.org provide more general information about cookies and how to remove them.

We do not currently use any tracking or third-party cookies on our website, only the Essential Cookies used in our software — none of which is used to track users.

Cookies used by VerseOne CMS

VerseOne is the software that powers this website.

VerseOne CMS uses a "session" cookie at all times. The purpose of this cookie is to maintain the state of the site in the effect of a user's selected behaviours for the site as they navigate through it. Examples of these behaviours might be:

  • logging in to the site and staying logged in as they click around;
  • choosing a colour contrast stylesheet;
  • filling in a multi-page form.

This cookie also ensures that if the site is hosted in a load-balanced environment, the visitor’s browsing session stays on the same server throughout their use of the site.

VerseOne CMS Cookies
Name Duration Function Size
JSESSIONID Session Essential cookie for software functionality including session management for authentication, form submission validation, load-balancer configuration. Secured and does not track across websites (domain-specific). Expires at explicit session end (i.e. explicit log out) or 20 minutes of inactivity. 44B
VOPECRA 'Permanent' (multi-year duration) Remembers that a user has accepted cookies from a specific VerseOne CMS-powered website, enabling cookies from GA and Code Droplets (where configured). Secured and does not track across websites (domain-specific). 8B
KMLI_FRONTEND Configurable duration Remembers the user so that they do not have to explicitly login to the CMS or front-end features. Secured and does not track across websites (domain-specific). Duration is configurable in VerseOne CMS (default is 2 weeks). 141B
TS0xxxxxxx Session Essential cookie for maintaining context across VerseOne 's multiple high-availability application servers and secure Web Application Firewall (WAF). Secured and does not track across websites (domain-specific).  Expires at explicit session end (i.e. explicit log out) or 20 minutes of inactivity. 116B


Cookies used for tracking purposes

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service, to help us analyse how users use our site and to improve:

  • the information we publish
  • your experience on our site
  • our website's performance

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google.

To learn how to reject or delete the Google Analytics cookies visit:

Our jobs feed

The Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust website uses the Trac recruitment site, provided by Civica UK Ltd, to advertise our current vacancies.

The Trac website, displayed through the use of a code droplet on our website, uses cookies. By accepting, you agree to the use of these cookies. If you choose not to accept cookies our job roles will not display on our website.

Other cookies we use

Third party cookies for tracking purposes

We may use other applications, services, and information feeds that use cookies such as YouTube.

Where we publish videos on a page, we use YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode. That means YouTube won't set a cookie that tracks your viewing history. However, it will set a cookie that tells YouTube that this session shouldn't be tracked.

Links to other websites

Our trust website contains links to other websites of interest over which we have no control. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide when visiting these sites. Please take time to view the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust does not endorse any external sites and is not responsible for their content.

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