Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit websites. They are used to make websites work efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site about who is visiting their site.

Why do we use them?

Cookies are primarily used to store information about your preferences and other information which you may need when you visit a website.

Business Stream may use cookies to count the total number of unique users who are accessing the site over a particular period of time. This information will never be shared with a third party, and is only used to make our systems more efficient. 

Third party cookies

Some content on the Website and/or Services might be served by third parties who may serve cookies on your browser as well, for instance to gauge the effectiveness of a particular piece of content. Please note that this will not enable third parties to access your personal details.

My Business Stream cookies

This site uses cookies but only those that are essential to the functionality of the website.

The full details of all the cookies set by this site are as follows:


Content Management System

This cookie is controlled by the Content Management System (CMS) to check whether JavaScript is enabled in the user’s browser for PHP uses and looks to be used for the CMS’s batch processing and updating. This cookie does not store historical data about users.

Long combination of letters and numbers starting with "SESS"

Content Management System What are session cookies used for?

These cookies are set by our Content Management System upon arrival to the Business Stream website. They allow site administrators to stay logged in to the system as they move between pages, as well as being used to manage user sessions on specific functionality such as our Profiling tool. If blocked, error messages that may be generated by this tool or other pieces of site functionality which use user sessions will not be visible, although you will still be able to use them. The session cookie is deleted when you quit your browser.

Other CMS cookies include:


For more information on how these cookies work, please visit the ExpressionEngine site.


These cookies are used to collect information about how you use our sites. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, but include data such as how you arrived at the site, how often you've visited, and which pages you looked at. We use the information to compile reports using Google Analytics. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, get the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on.

Chatbot Cookies

Homepage only


These cookies are located on the homepage only. They are used to create a consistent experience for the user and aid the chatbot in understanding the questions being asked. They do not retain much information in volume and the total stored by all of these cookies is about 2ko.

For more information about how these work please visit this site and scroll down to the cookie section.

If you are concerned about cookies, you can turn them off in your browser by following the links below. However, if you do this please note that some areas of the site may not work properly.

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How to block cookies in Safari