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Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a piece of text that gets entered into the memory of your browser by a website, allowing the website to store information on your machine and later retrieve it. Our website, products and services may use cookies, unique device identifiers and other tracking technologies (“Cookies”) to distinguish you from other users and better serve you when you return to the website, and to monitor and analyse the usage of the website.

Cookies also enable us and our third party partners to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the onsite or in-product experience through content, features and advertisements. We, along with our service providers, may also use other internet technologies, such as flash technologies, web beacons or pixel tags, and other similar technologies, to deliver or communicate with cookies and track your use of the website, product or service, as well as personalise/customise your experience when you are using our website and the consumption of our electronic communication, i.e. email messages, newsletters, etc.

An overview of cookie types that we may use is as follows:

  • Based on the length of time they remain activated:
    • Session cookies
    • Persistent cookies
  • Based on the entity that manages them:
    • Own cookies
    • Third party cookies
  • Based on their purpose
    • Necessary cookies
    • Analytics cookies
    • Performance cookies
    • Functional cookies

Upon your first visit to our website, you will be asked whether you accept our cookies or want your visit not to be tracked by cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies or select which cookies to decline or accept by clicking on ‘Select cookies’ on the cookie banner  or ‘Change preferences’ at the bottom of the webpages. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that your ability to sign in, customise or use some of the features of our website may be restricted.

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UserMatchHistory.linkedin.comThird-party1 monthThis cookie is used to track visitors so that more relevant ads can be presented based on the visitor’s preferences.
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Functionality cookieslang.linkedin.comThird-partySessionThere are many different types of cookies associated with this name, and a more detailed look at how it is used on a particular website is generally recommended. However, in most cases it will likely be used to store language preferences, potentially to serve up content in the stored language.
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