Cookie Policy

Information About Our Use of Cookies

Our website uses web cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website.  A web cookie is a small piece of data that is sent from our website and stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer.

We only use analytical cookies on our website which allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it but they do not identify you individually. They help us to improve the way our website works by ensuring that you are easily able to find what you are looking for on our website.

We may use the following types of cookie:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.

You can find more information about the specific cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the following tables:

Session cookies

These cookies are used to maintain your user session and are deleted when you close your browser. If you disallow these cookies it may cause the application to fail.

Cookie

Purpose

ASPSESSIONIDCSCBSBRD

This cookie is used to maintain your user session for the purposes of job application functionality. It is deleted when you close your browser.

DYNSRV

This cookie is added by our load balancer to track which web server to send the visitor to. Its purpose is to improve the performance of the website.

Analytics cookies

These cookies enable us to analyze the number of visitors to our website and to see how users navigate around the website.  

Cookie

Purpose

utma

This cookie is what’s called a “persistent” cookie, as in, it never expires. This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like Days and Visits to purchase.

utmb
utmc

The B and C cookies are brothers, working together to calculate how long a visit takes. utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site, while utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site. utmb expires at the end of the session. utmc waits 30 minutes, and then it expires.

utmt

This cookie is set by Google Analytics. According to their documentation it is used to throttle the request rate for the service - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.

utmz

utmz keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link they clicked on, what keyword they used, and where they were in the world when they accessed a website. It expires in 15,768,000 seconds – or, in 6 months. This cookie is how Google Analytics knows to whom and to what source / medium / keyword to assign the credit for a Goal Conversion or an Ecommerce Transaction. utmz also lets you edit its length with a simple customization to the Google Analytics Tracking code.


Please note that our advertisers and third-party web traffic analytic sites may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

You can block our cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to block cookies. If you do block our cookies however, you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Except for essential session cookies, all cookies on our website will expire after 6 months. By using our website, you consent to our use of cookies as described above.