Every time a user visits our Site, web analytics software provided by a third party generates an anonymous analytical cookie. These cookies can tell us whether or not you have visited the Site before. Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies, and if you don’t, we generate new ones. This allows us to track how many individual unique users we have, and how often they visit the Site. Unless you have previously downloaded content or subscribed to one of our newsletters on our Site, these cookies cannot be used to identify individuals, they are used for statistical purposes only. If you have previously subscribed or downloaded content from our site, we will know the details you gave us for this, such as name and email address.
Cookies used include:
The expiration date is varying on different analytics tools between 1 and 3 years
User data tied to cookies and advertising IDs is also used to detect and prevent ad fraud and ensure that users don’t see ads that they’ve blocked in the past. In these cases, or in cases where Google stores this data on behalf of its customers (e.g. in Google Analytics), data may be stored for periods longer than those specified above.
Social Media providers use electronic tools including ‘Cookies’, ‘Social Plugins’ and ‘Tracking Pixels’ to track your browsing habits, likes and social interactions across the internet in order to build up a profile about you. We enable these on our site to facilitate social sharing.
The expiry date for Twitter and LinkedIn cookies is 30 days and 90 days for Facebook cookies.
The AddThis cookie is is associated with the ‘share buttons’ where a user can email or share a link of a post to their friends.
This is used when you ask the system to remember your login and stores the email address you use to login only.
This is used to be able to remember jobs you place in your shortlist, and is classed as essential to the site functionality and thus can be stored regardless of your selection to ensure the site works. However we wanted to bring this to your attention as we are keen not to hide anything from you.