How we use cookies

In order to make our website simpler to use and improve our service, we sometimes place small amounts of information on your computer. These are known as ‘cookies’ and they are used by most major websites.
Cookies are used to:

In the coming months we will continue to evaluate the cookies used on the site and develop ways to give users control over how cookies are used for their individual sessions.

Niyaa People Recruitment cookies

We use the ASP.NET_SessionId cookie so that once you have logged on with username and password you won’t have to do it for every page you request from our site.   Captcha_keystring is used to provide validation on the registration form.
These cookies are classed by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as ‘minimally intrusive’

Name Typical content Expires
ASP.NET_SessionId (random number) alpha-numeric value when you close your browser
Captcha_keystring alpha-numeric value 1 day

Google Analytics

This is to ensure that we are providing the best website for all our users.  It helps us to understand the level of demand for content on specific pages and to monitor site performance metrics such as page load times.
These cookies are classed by the ICO as ‘minimally intrusive’
For more information, see the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics.

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_utmb randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc randomly generated number when you close your browser
_utmz randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months

Google +1

The Google+1 button is a way for you to share information publicly, as part of your Google Profile. Clicking it will be recorded by Google, along with the information about the page you are viewing. This helps you and others receive customised content from Google and its partners.

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Name Typical content Expires
SID randomly generated number 10 years
APISID randomly generated number 10 years
HSID randomly generated number 10 years
NID randomly generated number 6 months
PREF randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 2 years


Our website contains ‘Share’ buttons to enable visitors to easily share content via email and social websites. When content is shared, AddThis sets cookies to capture visitors sharing preferences for analytics purposes.  AddThis is the world’s largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics.  AddThis is owned and operated by Clearspring Technologies.
These cookies are classed by the ICO as ‘moderately intrusive’
Further information on AddThis’ privacy and data practices can be found on the AddThis website.

Name Typical content Expires
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uit alpha-numeric value 2 days
loc alpha-numeric value 4 months
dt alpha-numeric value 1 month
di alpha-numeric value 2 years
uid alpha-numeric value 2 years
psc alpha-numeric value 2 years

‘Do not track’ (DNT)

If you are worried about your privacy online we recommend that you use the Firefox browser with the ‘Do not track settings’ enabled.
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“Niyaa People have been a pleasure to work with, in particular Kamran. He fully took on board our requirements and ensured that we found the right candidate for our position. I highly recommend Niyaa People and will definitely contact them for any future recruitment needs.”
Beaumont Structural Consultants
Beaumont Structural Consultants