What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that contain data.

Websites you visit place cookies on your computer, mobile, tablet or other devices you use to access the internet.

We use cookies when you visit our careers site:
  • to keep our careers site secure and any details you enter into it
  • to make our site as easy as possible for you to use
  • to help us understand how visitors use our site
  • to remember your preferences.

We may change our cookies from time to time and will update our cookies list when we do this.

Why should I keep cookies switched on?

Our careers site will work better for you

Some parts of our site only work properly if cookies are enabled. For example, if you’ve disabled cookies, you won’t be able to sign up to receive job alerts or apply for a job with us.

It helps us to improve our site

Cookies help us record which parts of our site you visit. By collecting information like this, we can continue to improve our website.

They’re tiny, harmless files

Our cookies are very small and safe. The information they store and send is scrambled so you can’t be identified from it.

Check or change your cookie settings: How can I change my cookie settings?

What happens if I block cookies?

You won’t be able to use many of the services we offer. For example, you won’t be able to sign up to receive job alerts or apply for a job with us.

If you want to block cookies from this site, you'll need to change the cookie settings in your browser. To find out how to do this, check in your browser's help section.

If your browser is set to  ‘Do not track’, we’ll still ask you to accept cookies to use our careers site but we won’t track your browsing habits.

What cookies does this website use?

You can update your preferences at any time on our cookie preference page.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential for the website to function. They enable core functionality such as security and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

Functional Cookies

These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our websites but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.

Performance & Analytics Cookies

These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form (to help us understand how our websites are being used), to understand how effective our marketing campaigns are, to help us customise our website for you or to enhance your experience.

First Party Cookies

Category Provider Cookie What are they for? How long do they remain? Can they be disabled
Strictly Necessary Cookies Eploy ASP.NET_SessionId, ASP.NET_AuthId, Eploy.Session These are session cookies that helps the visitor use the website. It doesn’t capture any personal information. It is automatically deleted when you shut your browser. No – it’s essential to make the page work.
Strictly Necessary Cookies Eploy Eploy_CookieConsent This stores the type of cookies which the candidate has given their consent to store on their PC. e.g., Performance, Analytics etc. It will automatically expire after 12 months. No - this cookie is required if the visitor is using the new cookie consent module. If the customer is not using it then it will not be stored.
Strictly Necessary Cookies Eploy CookiesDirective This records that the visitor confirmed they have read the cookie banner so that it does not appear again. This doesn’t store any other information. This will be replaced by Eploy_CookieConsent. It will automatically expire after 12 months. No
Functional Cookies Eploy SavedVacanciesCookie It stores the vacancy ID which is used for keeping a list of saved jobs. It will only store a vacancy ID if the visitor clicks on ‘save job’. It is automatically deleted when you shut your browser. Yes- although a visitor won’t be able to save a job without registering first.
Functional Cookies Eploy RememberMeCookie This stores whether or not the visitor has ticked the ‘Remember Me’ option when they log in or register. It will automatically expire after 12 months. Yes
Functional Cookies Eploy UsernameCookie This enables the site to remember the visitor’s login name if ‘Remember me’ is ticked. It will automatically expire after 12 months. Yes
Functional Cookies Eploy CultureSystemCodeID This is only used for multilingual sites to store the visitor’s culture and set formatting of currency, dates etc. No personal information stored. It will automatically expire after 12 months. Yes
Functional Cookies Eploy LocalTimezoneVariable Used to store the visitor’s time zone so dates are formatted and time zones are set to their location. This doesn’t store any other information. It will automatically expire after 12 months. Yes
Functional Cookies Eploy WebsiteModeID This is only used when the website has more than one mode (e.g., sites with Graduate Schemes). This doesn’t store any other information. It will automatically expire after 12 months. Yes

Third Party Cookies

Category Provider Cookie What are they for? How long do they remain? Can they be disabled
Functional Cookies Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin Various Some websites have the ability to share jobs to social networks. The browser will send information to the specific social site they wish to share content to. The social site will receive the visitor’s ID (on Facebook etc.), the website that they are visiting, the date and time and other browser related information. The names of these cookies changes from time to time. These cookies are only active if this feature is used. See the 3rd party pages for more information:
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Yes
Functional Cookies Google SSO Google SSO: SSID Some websites have the ability to apply for jobs using social profiles, the site will always ask for consent to do this. These will only ever be active if the visitor chooses to use this service and currently only Google applies a cookie. It will automatically expire after 6 months. Yes
Functional Cookies Dropbox, Google Dropbox when uploading from Dropbox
Google when uploading from Google
One Drive - no cookies
When uploading a CV or other document the visitor has the option to upload directly from their device or a cloud service like Dropbox. Both Dropbox and Google use cookies for this service, One Drive does not. These cookies are only active if this feature is used. Dropbox
Google
Yes
Functional Cookies Youtube YouTube, yt- Some websites embed videos from a YouTube channel, normally using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on a visitor’s computer once they click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos when using the privacy-enhanced mode. Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page. Yes
Performance & Analytics Cookies Indeed _indeed Indeed conversion tracker is used by some websites to track the success of advertising jobs with Indeed. When a job seeker navigates to Indeed.com and clicks on a job, a cookie from Indeed.com is placed on their device. 30 days. Yes
Performance & Analytics Cookies Google __ga
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_gat_UA-1036645-1
_gid
This suite of cookies are managed by Google for analytics. They might be used to collect information about:

  • how many site visitors
  • how visitors use the site
  • where visitors come from, both geographically and from which website
It will automatically expire after 2 years.
Google Analytics
Yes
Performance & Analytics Cookies Twitter _twitter_sess Some websites may have a Twitter feed displayed, which if clicked allows a suite of Twitter cookies to track where the visitor came from and provides Twitter with details of their Twitter user name (if logged in). It will automatically expire after 12 months. Yes

How can I change my cookie settings?

You can update your preferences at any time on our cookie preference page.

Where can I get more information or help?

All about cookies

You can read more at this independent website: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

How the advertising industry uses cookies

If you’re interested in how cookies work and your rights online, have a look at this guide. It explains ‘behavioural advertising’ – how brands use information about your internet browsing to deliver adverts more relevant for you. This website also explains your rights and how to adjust your online privacy setting: www.youronlinechoices.eu

UK best practice

To help businesses, the International Chamber of Commerce for the UK created a cookie guide. The guide defines categories of cookies, along with example of notices to help website users understand them. The guide gives clear explanations of what cookies do and why web site operators and other organisations use them: www.international-chamber.co.uk/our-expertise/digitaleconomy

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