1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to remember your actions or preferences over time. Most Internet browsers support cookies: however, users can set their browsers to decline certain types of cookies or specific cookies. Further, users can delete cookies at any time.
3. What types of cookies do we use?
We use both first-party and third-party cookies on our website. 1st party cookies are cookies issued from our domain(s) that are generally used to identify language and location preferences or render basic site functionality. 3rd party cookies belong to and are managed by other parties, such as H.A.S.S. business partners or service providers. These cookies may be required to render certain forms, such as the submission of a job application, or to allow for some advertising outside of the H.A.S.S. website.
Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used to remember you during your visit to the website, and they expire when you close the web browser. Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences within the website and remain on your desktop or mobile device even after you close your browser or restart your computer. We use these cookies to analyse user behaviour to establish visit patterns so that we can improve our website functionality for you and others who visit our website(s). These cookies also allow us to serve you with targeted advertising and measure the effectiveness of our site functionality and advertising.
4. How are cookies used for advertising purposes?
5. How are third party cookies used?
6. How do I reject and delete cookies?
You can choose to reject or block all or specific types of cookies set by virtue of your visit to a H.A.S.S. website by clicking on the cookie preferences on our website(s). You can change your preferences for H.A.S.S. websites and/or the websites of any 3rd party suppliers by changing your browser settings. Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies. Therefore, if you do not wish cookies to be used, you may need to actively delete or block the cookies.
Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to understand how our media campaigns work and how you interact with our website to improve the user experience – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Google Ads: Google tracking cookies enable us to understand if you complete certain actions on our website(s) after you have seen or clicked through one of our adverts served via Google. Based on the content you have engaged with on our websites Google are able to deliver some targeted adverts across other Google partner websites – https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en
LinkedIn: The LinkedIn insight tag allows us to perform campaign reporting and unlock valuable insights about website visitors that may come via the campaigns we run on LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/help/lms/answer/65521/the-linkedin-insight-tag-overview?lang=en