A cookie is a small text file that is saved by the websites that you visit on your computer.
A cookie can contain information, such as a user ID or preferences, which the websites use to personalize content, track the pages you've visited or to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit our websites.
A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:
- session cookie – which is erased when the user closes the browser
- persistent cookie - which remains on the user's computer/device for a pre-defined period of time
As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:
- first-party cookies - which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the websites to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience.
What are cookies?
Cookies are little text files which are stored on the browser or hard drive of your computer or mobile device when you visit a webpage or application. Cookies work to make your experience browsing our website as smooth as possible and they store your preferences so you don’t have to specify them each time you visit our website.
There are different types of cookies. Some cookies come directly from our website and others come from third parties which place cookies on our site.
Cookies can be stored for varying lengths of time on your browser or device. Session cookies are deleted from your computer or device when you close your web-browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer or device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date.
We currently use the following varieties of cookies on our website :
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential for websites and ensure that essential functions can be provided efficiently. Without them, services and functionalities that you expect can’t be guaranteed. They cannot be switched off in our systems.
These cookies help us personalize this website to you by remembering your preferences and settings. They let us identify you and provide the best service.
|ARRAffinity||Azure Web Cookie|
|Drupal.visitor.current_lang||Cookie to define visitor’s language|
|_cfduid||Cookie to identify trusted web traffic|
|Cookietest||Cookie to determine if the user has accepted the cookie consent box|
Analytics and Performance cookies
Performance cookies collect information on how users interact with our websites, including what pages are visited most and least, as well as other analytical data. We use these details to improve how our websites function and to understand how users interact with them. They help us to monitor the website performance.
|_ga||Google Analytics Cookie|
|_gat||Google Analytics Cookie|
|_gid||Google Analytics Cookie|
|_gcl_au||Google Analytics Cookie|
|_gat_UA-80770623-1||Google Analytics Cookie|
|AWSALB||Registers which server cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing, to optimize user experience|
Targeting & advertising cookies
These cookies (also called advertising cookies) are used to deliver advertised content relevant to you and they can be used to track the effectiveness of our ad campaigns on third party websites (including social media). These cookies are placed on our site by our third party service providers and they may remember your web browsing activity and may be used to build profiles. Information captured is used anonymously.
|_fbp||Facebook Pixel Cookie|
|BizoID||LinkedIn Analytics Cookie|
|lang||LinkedIn Analytics Language Cookie|
|Lidc||LinkedIn Analytics Cookie|
|UserMatchHistory||LinkedIn Analytics Cookie|
|bcookie||LinkedIn Analytics Cookie|
|bscookie||LinkedIn Analytics Cookie|
|_zlcmid||Preserves users states across page requests|
|_gcl_au||Google AdSense Cookie|
|ads/ga-audiences||Google Ads Cookie|
|zte#||Live Chat ID Cookie|
How to manage or disable cookies in your browser
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