Privacy & Cookies

Use of cookies by Salamander Energy plc

We want to make sure you are fully aware of the cookies we use and what they do when you are using 

When someone visits the Salamander Energy plc website we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.  We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to various parts of the website and ultimately to enhance user experience.  We do not collect personal data or personally identifiable information through our website.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. This information is sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.  Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device and are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.  

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Description of the cookie and its purpose
Google Analytics We use Google Analytics to help provide us with data about the way our users use our websites to improve your experience. Google Analytics cookies record visitors, city locations, browser type and site journey. Google Analytics cookies do not record personal information. For a full description of Google's use of cookies please visit: Cookies & Google Analytics
Google Maps  These cookies are used by Google to generate images for maps (to show you where our jobs are) or to generate a CAPTCHA images to help protect our site from “spambots”.
Session (JSESSIONID) Session cookies are generated on all our sites by default. These will contain a single session ID to tie the user to their session. This allows us to differentiate between users who are logged in and those who are not, to allow different access, content and functionality depending on the users permissions. (In other words, we require the session cookie to work to be able to login to the CMS and update the site.) The session cookie may also be required in order to enable certain functionality to work - e.g. Zip Manager, Contact Form validation. We do not use these session cookies to log or track any information about a user or their behaviour. The session cookies are not used for Statistics. The session cookie will only last for the duration of the user accessing the website.
Load balancing cookie. This cookie is essential to help ensure that the website loads efficiently by distributing visits across multiple web servers. The cookie does not contain any personal information, and only lasts for the duration of your visit, being deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit and