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We do not use cookies to store any personally identifiable information about you. We do not use cookies to store any personally identifiable information about you. However, please be advised that in some countries data such as cookie IDs and IP-/MAC- addresses are considered to be personal information. To the extent we process such data that is considered personal information, this will be done in accordance with our Privacy Notice.  

Our site uses the following types of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies

We deploy cookies to help us to identify how users navigate to and around our website and to enable some of the features within the site that may be beneficial to you (for example, language preferences, or print page features). This helps us deliver an effective online service to you. These are known as “First Party” cookies.

The strictly necessary cookies are listed below:

Cookie Name

Purpose

AWSELB

Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancing Cookie used to map the session to the instance.

ASP.NET_SessionId

A cookie that ASP.NET uses to store a unique identifier for your session

 

Functionality cookies

These cookies allow our sites to remember choices you make (such as region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.  These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web page which you can customise.  The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

The functionality cookies are listed below:

Cookie Name

Purpose

AWSELB

Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancing Cookie used to map the session to the instance.

ASP.NET_SessionId

A cookie that ASP.NET uses to store a unique identifier for your session

 

Performance cookies

We may also use cookies issued by third parties (“Third Party” cookies) to track the websites you visited or search terms you used immediately prior to visiting this site, or to collect information about how visitors use the site.  We use Google Analytics for this purpose.  Google Analytics uses its own cookies. These cookies don’t collect information that identify a visitor.  All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.  It is only used to improve how the site works.  You can find out more about Google Analytics cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies
You can avoid the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our site by downloading and installing the Browser Plugin available via this link: 
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

The performance cookies are listed below:

Cookie Name

Purpose

_gid

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This cookie stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.

_gat

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.

_ga

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

IDE

Advertising use cookies to make advertising more engaging to users and more valuable to publishers and advertisers on non-Google sites, stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net

__gads

Google Adsense used to measuring interactions with the ads on the domain and preventing ads from being shown to the user that they have already seen.

DSID

Link user activity across devices if they’ve previously signed in a Google Account

__cfduid

Coming from Pingdom, this Cookie is used to accelerate the loading time and provide loading info for management purposes, do not contain any user info

_dc_gtm_UA-{#}

DoubleClick Campaign Manager for Google Analytics ID, injected via Google Tag Manager, so that DoubleClick Campaign Manager can consume the cookie to associate and track the performance of ad campaigns via Analytics.

_gat_UA-{#}

This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.

incap_ses_{#}

This cookie is set by a third party service to filter out malicious requests.

visid_incap_{Site-ID}

These Cookies improve performance and security on the website

 

Social Media cookies 

These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or “like” button on our site or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking site such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+.  The social network will record that you have done this.  This information may be linked to targeting/advertising activities.

The social media cookies are listed below:

Cookie Name

Purpose

Cookie-policy

Used to store user cookie agreement status

LinkedIn

BizoCustomSegments

BizoData

BizoID

BizoUserMatchHistory

UserMatchHistory

 

Used for LinkedIn Insights and Ads Tags user analysis

 

 

 

 

_ga

Linkedin third party google analytics cookie

_guid

_lipt

bcookie

liap

These cookies allow LinkedIn to enable sign-in functionality, track user behaviour and gather advertising analytics.

lang

lang

Session-based cookie used for Sign-in with LinkedIn and/or for LinkedIn follow feature

Language settings for LinkedIn

lidc

Used for routing to allow LinkedIn to enable sign-in functionality, track user behaviour and gather advertising analytics.

Sdsc

These cookies are set by LinkedIn on the careers pages and are used for the 'Apply with LinkedIn' function.

AMCV_{#}@AdobeOrg

This cookie contains the Experience Cloud ID (MID) and a region ID for site visitors

AMCVS_{#}@AdobeOrg

A variation of the AMCV cookie

bscookie

Secure browser ID cookie

JSESSIONID

This domain is a third party performance cookie. It is controlled by New Relic, which provides a platform for monitoring the performance of web and mobile applications.


How to reject cookies

If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can alter your browser settings.  The procedure for doing so varies from one browser application to another.  If you wish to reject cookies from our site, but wish to accept those from other sites, you may choose the option in your browser settings to receive a notice before a cookie is stored on your device.  Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information. 

To find out more, please consult the following:  http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookiies  and www.youronlinechoices.com .  By disabling cookies, you may be prevented from accessing some features of our site or certain content or functionality may not be available.