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Managing cookies on your device

We use cookies to personalize content and to provide you with an improved user experience. By using this website or application you consent to the deployment of cookies. You can control and manage cookies using your browser (see below). Please note that removing or blocking cookies can impact your user experience and some functionality may no longer be available.

Using your browser to control cookies

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For information on additional browsers and device types please see http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/.

Managing Analytics cookies

You can opt-out of having your anonymised browsing history within our websites or applications recorded by analytics cookies. We use the following service providers and you can learn more about their privacy policies and how to opt-out of their analytics cookies by clicking on following links:

Adobe: http://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html

Types of cookies

Necessary cookies (always active)

These cookies are necessary for the website to operate. Our website cannot function without these cookies and they can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.

Analytical cookies

These cookies allow us to measure and report on website activity by tracking page visits, visitor locations and how visitors move around the site. The information collected does not directly identify visitors. We drop these cookies and use Adobe to help us analyse the data.

Third party marketing cookies

These cookies help us provide you with personalised and relevant services or advertising, and track the effectiveness of our digital marketing activities.

Use of cookies by PwC

The following table explains the way in which we use cookies on this website

 

Necessary cookies

 

Host Cookie Name Description Expiry Duration Type
PwC OptanonConsent This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. 2 years First party
PwC JSESSIONID General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server. Until end of session First party
PwC bm_sv This cookie is associated with Akamai and is used to differentiate between traffic from humans and bots. 2 hours First party
PwC OptanonAlertBoxClosed This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information. 1 year First party
PwC RT The roundtrip (RT) Boomerang cookie is used by Akamai to measure page load time and/or other timers associated with the page. 7 days First party
PwC check   Until end of session First party
fonts.net __cf_bm This is a CloudFoundry cookie. 30 minutes Third party
         

 

Analytical cookies

 

Host Cookie Name Description Expiry Duration Type
PwC ak_bmsc Security cookie used by Akamai bot Manager for bot filtering and routing. A few seconds First party
PwC AMCV_ This is a pattern type cookie name associated with Adobe Marketing Cloud. It stores a unique visitor identifier, and uses an organisation identifier to allow a company to track users across their domains and services. 2 years First party
PwC AMCVS_ This is a pattern type cookie name associated with Adobe Marketing Cloud. It stores a unique visitor identifier, and uses an organisation identifier. Until end of session First party
PwC bm_mi This cookie is associated with Akamai. It is used to analyse traffic to determine if it is automated traffic generated by bots or a human user. 2 hours First party
PwC gpv This cookie is set by Adobe Analytics to store the quantity of pages the end user views when visiting websites. 30 minutes First party
PwC mbox Used by Adobe Target to generate dynamic content in a marketing box on the page. Contains the following values: PC ID - ID for visitor's browser. Removed when cookie deleted, Session ID - A unique ID for a user session, Check - checks if cookies are supported. Set on each page load. 2 years First party
PwC s_cc This cookie is associated with the Adobe Site Catalyst. It determines whether cookies are enabled in the web browser. Until end of session First party
PwC s_fid This cookie name is associated with the analytics service provided by Adobe's Site Catalyst product suite. It is a new cookie introduced in 2013 as a 'fallback' visitor identifier where the s_vi cookie normally used for this purpose is blocked. It contains a randomly generated, unique id. 2 years First party
PwC s_nr Adobe Site Catalyst cookie, stores date of visit and if visitor is new or returning. 1 year First party
PwC s_ppv This cookie is associated with Adobe Analytics site tracking and is used to measure a user's scroll activity to see how much of a page they view before moving to another page. Until end of session First party
PwC s_ppvl This cookie is set by Adobe Analytics to store information on the percentage of the page displayed to the end user. Until end of session First party
PwC s_sq Adobe Site Catalyst cookie, stores information about the previous link clicked within the site. 2 years First party
PwC s_vi This cookie stores the visitor ID provided by our analytics provider whenever a user first visits the site. 5 years First party
PwC test This cookie is associated with Adobe Analytics. It checks to see if cookies are enabled. Until end of session First party
demdex.net demdex This cookie helps Adobe Audience Manger perform basic functions such as visitor identification, ID synchronization, segmentation, modeling, reporting, etc. 180 days Third party
demdex.net dextp Adobe Audience Manager cookie used to provide ad delivery or retargeting. 180 days Third party
dpm.demdex.net dpm This domain is owned by Adobe Audience Manager. The main business activity is online profiling for targeted marketing. 180 days Third party
everesttech.net ev_sync_dd This domain is owned by Adobe. The main business activity is: Advertising 2 years Third party
everesttech.net everest_g_v2 This domain is owned by Adobe. The main business activity is: Advertising 1 year Third party
everesttech.net everest_session_v2 This domain is owned by Adobe. The main business activity is: Advertising Until end of session Third party
         

 

Marketing cookies

 

Host Cookie Name Description Expiry Duration Type
PwC _fbp This cookie is used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months First party
Facebook fr This cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisments to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin. 3 months Third party
LinkedIn li_gc This cookie is used to store consent of guests regarding the use of cookies for non-essential purposes. 2 years Third party
LinkedIn lang This cookie is used to remember a user's language setting to ensure LinkedIn.com displays in the language selected by the user in their settings. Until end of session Third party
LinkedIn lidc This cookie facilitates data centre selection. 24 hours Third party
LinkedIn bscookie This cookie is used for remembering that a logged in user is verified by two factor authentication. 2 years Third party
LinkedIn bcookie Browser Identifier cookie to uniquely indentify devices accessing LinkedIn to detect abust on the platform. 2 years Third party
LinkedIn UserMatchHistory This cookie is used for LinkedIn Ads ID syncing. 30 days Third party
LinkedIn AnalyticsSyncHistory This cookie is used to store information about the time a sync took place with the lms_analytics cookie. 30 days Third party
YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos. 1 year Third party
YouTube YSC This cookie is set by YouTube and allows YouTube to gather information about a visitor’s browser. PwC allows YouTube to set this cookie so that. Until end of session Third party

Last updated: 6 June 2022

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