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Aegis UK - Cookies Policy

COOKIES POLICY

What are cookies and how do they benefit you?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites so that when you revisit these sites, it can present tailored information to you based on your last visit. They effectively make your user experience a whole lot better. Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies do not harm your system.

How do we use cookies?

Cookies help us:
• Make our website work as you'd expect
• Remember your settings during and between visits
• Improve the speed/security of the site
• Monitor user traffic patterns
• Understand how our visitors use our website

What all of this means is that you get the best possible user experience and the most relevant information based on your needs. Cookies enable us to constantly evolve, develop and improve functionality to provide you with the best possible user experience.

The cookies we use

Strictly necessary: just as it says, these are the essential cookies to enable you to use the site effectively i.e. applying for a job or submitting a CV. Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the site;
Functionality and Performance: these cookies help our site remember the choices you made, for example, username, and also help make the most of our enhanced features, such as providing news or updates relevant to you. They also help us monitor the performance of our site, providing us with the information to constantly optimise and develop our site to get the best user experience for you;
Personalisation: personalisation or targeting cookies are used to make the user experience a personalised one. AEGIS websites don’t use this type of cookies.

Google Analytics

AEGIS websites also include some components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). These are third-party cookies that are collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of your site (performance cookie).
Google Analytics uses cookies to collect and analyse anonymously the information about the users’ behavior in the websites of AEGIS (including the user's IP address). This information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes them to draft reports for AEGIS operators about the activities on the websites themselves. This site does not use (and does not allow third parties to use) the Google Analysis Tool to track or collect personal identification information. Google does not associate the IP address with any other data held by Google or attempts to link an IP address with users’ identity. Google may also disclose this information to third parties when this is required by law or where such third parties refer the above information to Google. For more information, please refer to the following link:

https://www.google.it/policies/privacy/partners/

The user can selectively disable Google Analytics by installing the ‘opt-out’ component provided by Google on their browser. To disable Google Analytics action, please refer to the following link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout


Cookies duration

Some cookies (session cookies) will be active until the browser closes. Other cookies "survive" at the closure of the browser and are also available on subsequent visits of the user. These cookies are said to be persistent and their duration is fixed by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases a deadline is set, in other cases the duration is unlimited. AEGIS, since the information is stored for technical purposes only, does not use persistent cookies.

 

Cookies management

The user can decide whether or not to accept cookies using their browser settings. Disabling third-party cookies does not affect navigability in any way. The setting can be specifically defined for different sites and web applications. In addition, the best browsers allow you to define different settings for "proprietary" and "third-party" cookies. By way of example, in Firefox, through the Tools -> Options -> Privacy menu, you can access a control panel where you can define whether or not to accept different types of cookies and remove them.

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookies.html

Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=it_IT