Find out what 'cookies' are and how to control and manage your browsers.

A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your computer or device that allows us to recognise and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone.

What type of cookies do we use?

Our website uses four different types of cookie.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential to enable you to navigate around our website and allow the features to work correctly.

Cookie name Purpose of cookie
cookieconsent-dismissed This cookie is used by Drupal CMS to remember if you have accepted the Cookie Consent Notice on our website.
earcusession This cookie is used to transfer your job application sessions between http requests.

Performance and analytic cookies

These cookies allow us to collect information about how you use our website to help us improve its performance of our site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Cookie name Purpose of cookie
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_cer.v
These cookies are used by Crazy Egg to gather information about your visit to the website.
_ga
_gat
_gid
_gcl_au
1P_JAR
AID
ANID
CONSENT
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SIDCC
SSID
These cookies are used by Google to collect website statistics, track conversion rates and other data on how you use our website to help us improve the website.
_vis_opt_exp
_vis_opt_s
_vis_opt_test_cookie
_vwo_app_version
_vwo_ds
_vwo_sn
_vwo_uuid
These cookies are used by Visual Website Optimiser to test and measure different versions of web pages.
PREF
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
VSC
These cookies are used by YouTube to track views of embedded videos on our website.

Functional cookies

These cookies record information about the choices you have made. For example, if you visit our website from an email we have sent you, these cookies will allow us to track the pages you visited.

Cookie name Purpose of cookie
_cfduid This cookie is used by by Cloudflare to identify anonymous website visitors to apply security settings on a per-visitor basis.

Targeting and advertising cookies

These cookies are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They also help prevent the same advertisements being served to you. 

Cookie name Purpose of cookie
_ad-id
ad-privacy
This cookie is used by Amazon for retargeting, reporting and attribution of online advertising.
_fbp This cookie is used by Facebook to deliver advertising to people who have already visited our website when they were on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.
_gcl_au This cookie is used by Google for advertising efficiency across websites using Google services.
_pk_uid
_tq_id.TV
These cookies are used by TV Squared to enable optimisation of TV advertising by tracking sessions and conversion timings.
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These cookies are used by Quantserve to collect data on audience segmentation, targeted advertising, retargeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online advertising.
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These cookies are used by Facebook for retargeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online advertising.
APISID
HSID
NID
SAPISID
SID
These cookies are used by Google to help build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on other websites.
IDE
DSID
This cookie is used by Google for retargeting and remarketing by Google across the Internet.
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This cookie is used by Quantserve to track anonymous information about how you use our websitesite.

Third party cookies

We may engage in advertising on other websites to promote our websites. The advertising partners we use may serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you, based on information about your visit to this and other websites (this information is anonymous in that it does not include your name, address, email or telephone number). In order to do this, our advertising partners may need to place a cookie on your computer. For more information about this type of online behavioural advertising and how to opt out, please visit Your Online Choices website.

Cookie consent

By using our website we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies from our website. However, if you would prefer to change your cookie settings, you can do so at any time.

Managing cookies

Most browsers automatically accept cookies unless you change your internet browser settings. If you wish to restrict, block or delete the cookies which are set by our website, you can generally do this through your browser settings. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser.

If you set your internet browser preferences to block all cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

If you delete cookies relating to our website we will not remember things about you, including your cookie preferences, and you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit our website.

Last updated: 17 January 2020