What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a text file stored on your computer. Cookies store bits of information that we use to help make our site work. They can’t run any code and don’t contain viruses. No one can read our cookies except us.
Cookies are useful because they allow a site to recognise your device. They are very common and without cookies many of your online activities would not be possible.
Types of Cookies We Use
- Security: These cookies allow us to secure access to your account
- Preference: These cookies are used to store your preferences like language choice and display of job search results
- Analytics: We track site traffic patterns so we can identify popular site content and potential site problems
Your Choices Regarding Cookies
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being set, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that make your experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
You can also learn more about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to disallow cookies using different types of browsers.
Blocking and Deleting Cookies
You may delete or block cookies from us; however you may not be able to use key site features such as signing up, logging on or applying for jobs.