what cookies randstad UK uses and why.
Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. To find out more about cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
no personal data
However, in case you actively provide your personal data to Randstad for any specific purpose such as to receive our press releases and other alerts or to register for web events, such personal data will be stored by us.
what cookies Randstad uses and why
The cookies we use on this website fall into two groups: functional cookies and analytical cookies. The cookies are activated at the start of your visit of the site or when you visit a specific section of the site. Some cookies will be automatically removed when you close the browser (session cookies). Some remain for a longer period.
It is also possible that other parties place cookies on your device via our website. This is the case when you click on buttons or links that connect you to the other party's website such as youtube, google+ and other social media or websites. When you click on these buttons or links, the other parties will be responsible for the information collected through their website’s cookies.
Functional cookies relate to the functionality of our websites and allow us to improve the service we offer to you through our website. None of the functional cookies contain personally identifiable information.
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|.ASPXANONYMOUS||This cookie is issued by ASP.NET and contains a unique ID to help recognize when an anonymous user attempts to log in.||Session & longer|
|ASP.NET_SessionID||This cookie is necessary for site functionality and is set even if you do not give your consent. It is held temporarily in memory and is deleted when the web browser is closed.||Session|
|ARRAffinity||This cookie is used to load balance your visit and ensure you are routed to the same server consistently.||Session|
|RANJF_SESSION||The primary purpose of this session cookie is to assign a unique ID to a user that can be used to follow the path of the user throughout the website. This unique ID is saved in the cookie, along with 2 timestamps that together are used to determine the last visit date of a user that is used on a “what’s new” page. In addition, the cookie contains a key that prevents anybody from unauthorized altering the contents of the cookie.||Session|
|RANJF_IDENTITY||The Identity cookie represents a user that has entered information regarding their identity and has opted to use the “remember me” features offered for webcasts and mail document requests. Its existence indicates that the user desires the “remember me” functionality. The actual key that links to the personal information is the session id saved in the Session cookie.||Session & longer|
|RANJF_RECIPIENT||The recipient cookie is used as a “logged in” cookie, which means the user has access to modifying private information, such as alerts sent to a specific email address. This cookie contains a key (separate from the session id key) that references contact information (such as email address and phone number). The only way to obtain this cookie is by clicking on an email confirmation link that is sent for the purpose of verifying authenticity of a person requesting email alerts.||Session & longer|
|RANJF_BRIEFCASE||The Briefcase cookie enables the “briefcase” functionality within the site.||Session & longer|
We use various different technologies on our site to help provide meaningful information about the way that users use our site. These involve providing us with details about how users navigate through our site, how often they make return visits and which parts of the site are the most popular. We use this information to help tailor and improve our content to the user, as well as making the user experience throughout the site as pleasurable as possible.
Our analytical cookies are only for this purpose, and whilst we use third-party software to report this information, it is available only for our use and we will never share this information with any other party or advertising agency. The third-party will only share this information where required to do so by law, or if another party processes the information on their behalf. This information will never be shared for advertising purposes.
The analytical cookies are anonymous and do not store personally identifiable information about users. They only track your visits within this site, not across multiple sites.
Doubleclick 'Spotlight Tags' report on the success of marketing campaigns for randstad.co.uk. To reject or delete these cookies information can be found here.
|Webtrends_ID WT_FPC||This cookie is used to provide meaningful reports about how visitors use our website.||Session & longer|
|Google Analytics: _utma _utmb _utmc _utmz _gid _ga _gat_mvp _gat_UA-55231389-5||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.||Session & longer Session: _utmb, _utmc; Longer: _utma (2 yrs) _utmz (6 mths); 729 Days: _ga; < 1 Days: _gid _gat_mvp _gat_UA-55231389-5|
|_#srchist||Stores the history of traffic sources the user has arrived to the site by.||1000 days|
|_#sess||Stores information about the session.||1000 days|
|_#vdf||Stores the visit definition – ts type, number of visits, expiry.||1000 days|
|_#uid||Stores a user identifier (only within a site).||1000 days|
|_#slid||Unique sale ID.||1000 days|
|_#clkid||Unique identifier for a click generating a landing.||1 year|
|_#lps||Flags that the last page was secure and therefore has no referrer.||20 min|
|_#tsa||Stores the referrer details to avoid duplicate Landing events.||10 min|
|_#env||Flags whether the environment variables (screen size, browser etc) need to be collected again.||30 days|
|stc[site id]||This is the third party cookie used to store all the other cookie data in concatenated form. The Cookie’s name has the site ID in it.||1000 days|
|_#nxd||This is a 1st party cookie used when access to the third party cookie is blocked. It stores the data similarly to the _#stc cookie.||1000 days|
|mt.v||This cookie tests and adapts our site to offer an improved customer experience. It stores an anonymous ID with other information regarding your current session. We use this information to create, adapt and improve the online customer experience.||5 years|
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
|cms_user_id_httponly||Unique user id set by the CMS system.||729 Days|
|MyRandInfo||This is functional cookie used to remember choices you make, e.g. your user name, email and any customisations you make to pages during your visit. They are necessary to provide features and services specific to individual users.||< 1 Days|
|AccessToken||This cookie is used to allow the client uses the access token to access the protected resources hosted by the resource server.||< 1 Days|
|backToSearch||functional cookie used to store the last search page||Session|
|jobSearchValue||functional cookie used to store last search string||Session|
|perPage||functional cookie used to store the amount of items which should be displayed on the search page||Session|
|RefreshToken||This cookie is used to obtain a new access token when the current access token becomes invalid or expires, or to obtain additional access tokens with identical or narrower scope.||< 1 Days|
|articleSearchSortBy||functional cookie used to store the sort option selected by the user||Session|
|cms_user_id||Unique user id set by the CMS system.||729 Days|
|ip_address||IP address of the user.||729 Days|
|recentlyViewedJobs||functional cookie used to improve the online customer experience stores the last 3 jobs viewed by the user. It is held temporarily in memory and is deleted when the web browser is closed. (edit||Session|
|sortBy||functional cookie used to store the sort option selected by the user||Session|
|nearByLocation||functional cookie used to store manually added location. We use this information to improve the online customer experience.||60 Days|
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.
All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
|_hjIncludedInSample||This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.||1 Year|
|_hjid||This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the Hotjar User ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.||1 Year|
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
|lidc||Used for routing||1 Day|
|bcookie||Browser ID cookie||1 Year|
|lang||Session-based cookie used for Sign-in with Linkedin and/or for Linkedin follow feature||SESSION|
|UserMatchHistory||LinkedIn Ad analytics||6 Months|
Social Media Cookies
These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit.
|SID||This cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and show relevant ads on other sites.||2914717 Days|
|HSID||This cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and show relevant ads on other sites.||2914717 Days|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||This cookie is set by Youtube to keep track of user preferences for Youtube videos embedded in sites;it can also determine whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the Youtube interface.||179 Days|
|PREF||This cookie, which may be set by Google or Doubleclick, may be used by advertising partners to build a profile of interests to show relevant ads on other sites. It works by uniquely identifying your browser and device.||1346 Days|
|APISID||This DoubleClick cookie is generally set through the site by advertising partners, and used by them to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and show relevant ads on other sites. This cookie works by uniquely identifying your browser and device.||2914717 Days|
|GPS||Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.||< 1 Days|
|SSID||This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.||2914717 Days|
|LOGIN_INFO||This cookie is used to play YouTube videos embedded on the website.||2914717 Days|
|YSC||This cookie is set by YouTube to track views of embedded videos.||SESSION|
|SAPISID||This DoubleClick cookie is generally set through the site by advertising partners, and used by them to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and show relevant ads on other sites. This cookie works by uniquely identifying your browser and device.||2914717 Days|
Do we track whether users open our emails?
Our emails may contain a single, campaign-unique "web beacon pixel" to tell us whether our emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links or advertisements within the email.
We may use this information for purposes including determining which of our emails are more interesting to users, to query whether users who do not open our emails wish to continue receiving them and to inform our advertisers in aggregate how many users have clicked on their advertisements.
The pixel will be deleted when you delete the email. If you do not wish the pixel to be downloaded to your device, you should select to receive emails from us in plain text rather than HTML.
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