Log Files, Cookies and Your Privacy

Log files are maintained and analysed of all requests for files on this website's web servers. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user's IP address, which is automatically recognised by our web servers.

Aggregated analysis of these log files is used to monitor website usage. These analyses may be made to available to Register of Security Engineers and Specialists staff and partner agencies to allow them to measure, for example, overall popularity of the site and typical user paths through the site.

Except as stated already, Register of Security Engineers and Specialists will make no attempt to identify individual users until logged-in as a member. You should be aware, however, that access to web pages will generally create log entries in the systems of your ISP or network service provider. These entities may be in a position to identify the client computer equipment used to access a page. Such monitoring would be done by the provider of network services and is beyond the responsibility or control of Register of Security Engineers and Specialists.

Register of Security Engineers and Specialists will make no attempt to track or identify individual users (unless logged-in), except where there is a reasonable suspicion that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted. In the case of all users, Register of Security Engineers and Specialists reserves the right to attempt to identify and track any individual who is reasonably suspected of trying to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or resources operating as part of Register of Security Engineers and Specialists  web services.

As a condition of use of this site, all users must give permission for Register of Security Engineers and Specialists to use its access logs to attempt to track users who are reasonably suspected of gaining, or attempting to gain, unauthorised access.

All log file information collected by Register of Security Engineers and Specialists is kept secure and no access to raw log files is given to any third party.

Use of cookies

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

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These are simple tokens used by website applications to identify your unique session on the website. Typically used to maintain the integrity of your session while transacting information with a website (accessing secure areas, forms submissions etc). They do not store any personal identifying information. They are automatically deleted when you close your browser.


This cookie contains the ID number of any admin user logged into the admin section of the website. This is automatically deleted when you log-out of admin and close your browser.


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