Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve the website.

By continuing to browse the website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as set out by this policy.

  1. Information about cookies

    A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that, if you agree to their use, is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or device. They contain information that is transferred to your hard drive.

    The cookies that we could use can be split into the following categories:

    • Strictly necessary cookies.
      These are cookies that are required for the operation of the website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into parts of the website.
    • Analytical/performance cookies.
      These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the website and to see how they move around within the website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are
      easily finding what they are looking for.
    • Functionality cookies.
      These are used to recognise you when you return to the website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
    • Targeting cookies.
      These cookies record your visit to the website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We may share this information with third parties (see our Privacy Policy for more information on how we use information we collect from you).
  2. The cookies we use

    We use the following cookies:

    Cookie Name

    Category
    (see explanations above)

    Duration

    _hjClosedSurveyInvites

    Functionality cookie

    Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.

    365 days

    _hjDonePolls

    Functionality cookie

    Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.

    365 days

    _hjMinimizedPolls

    Functionality cookie

    Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through the site.

    365 days

    _hjDoneTestersWidgets

    Functionality cookie

    Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.

    365 days

    _hjMinimizedTestersWidgets

    Functionality cookie

    Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through the site.

    365 days

    _hjIncludedInSample

    Analytical/performance cookie

    Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.

    365 days

    _ga

    Analytical/performance cookie

    Google Analytics Cookie. Used to distinguish users.

    2 years

    _gid

    Analytical/performance cookie

    Google Analytics Cookie. Used to distinguish users.

    24 hours

    _gat

    Analytical/performance cookie

    Google Analytics Cookie. Used to throttle request rate.

    1 minute

    hide-banner-*

    Functionality cookie

    It is used to ensure that the promotion banners stay minimizes when the visitor navigates through the site.

    60 days

    PHPSESSID

    Functionality cookie & Strictly necessary cookie

    The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. On the Action website it is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session
    cookie. As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry, it disappears when the client is closed.

    End of session.

    Fr

    Analytical/performance cookie

    3 months

    _landing_page

    Analytical/performance cookie

    After 14 days.

    _orig_referrer

    Analytical/performance cookie

    After 14 days.

    _s

    Functionality cookie & Strictly necessary cookie

    1 hour

    Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be
    analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. Our privacy policy (available here) gives some more detail on these third parties and what services they provide to us.

  3. How you can block cookies

    You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. 

    However, please be aware that blocking cookies may affect your ability to use the website. In particular, you may not be able to access all or parts of the website, purchase products or use the functionalities contained on the website.