Cookies Policy for

Latest Update: September 2019

Adecco Group AG, Bellerivestrasse 30, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland (“Adecco”, “we” or “us”) is committed to providing you with the best online experience while visiting the website (the “Website”). To achieve this, we utilise our own and standard third-party cookies to obtain data about your online behavior while you are on the Website, and we also track how often you visit the Website. The information we collect is anonymous and does not identify you as an individual, unless you provide us with your information by completing in a form, or through another feature offered on the Website. Where personal information is collected by Adecco, such collection is covered by our Privacy Policy, available here.

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We do not use any intrusive cookies on the Websites to collect your personal information. We use industry standard third-party cookies such as Google Analytics to track your behavior online and gain statistical information at an aggregated level in the following ways:
  • We track the number of visits to the Website, where each visitor came from (i.e. the website you visited prior to coming to the Website) and where each visitor goes to from the Website (i.e. the website you visit after leaving ours).
  • A cookie is stored on your device for no longer than the period defined in the section “Cookies used on” section below which is linked to your IP address. Cookies are small text files that your web browser stores on your device. This allows us to track whether you return to the Website

The first time you visit our Website, you will be displayed with a banner providing you with information about cookies and linking to this Cookie Policy and informing you that by continuing your navigation you will accept to the placing of cookies on your terminal.

Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our systems will issue cookies each time you access the Website.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the storing of cookies. This will remove all details from the cookie. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website or use certain functionality.

Throughout your journey on the Website you may also notice content from third parties. We may also offer you the opportunity to further engage with us and share information with others using social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. This content is added so we can keep you up to date with carefully selected information that you may find relevant or of interest, however this can result in these third-party providers storing additional cookies on your device that we have no control over. Consequently, we suggest you check the websites of any such third parties and their privacy policies for more information about their cookies and how you can manage them.

The Website may contain links to third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these third-party websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy and cookie polices and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these third-party websites.

Below are the cookies used by including details on their purpose and other information you may find useful. Please note however that if you choose to access third party sites through that the cookies listed below may not form a comprehensive list.

Cookie Name Purpose Type Lifespan Description
_ga Performance APISID persistant/2 years This cookie is used to distinguishes unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.
_gat APISID Third party persistant/10 minutes This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
_timerCookie Login_Info First party session It is used for ssp session login duration
adeccouniqueid Login_Info First party session Addeco specified unique id for ssp login
ai_session, ai_user, ai_authUser Login_Info First party session Apllication insight for data analytics.
ASP.NET_SessionId ai_session First party session creates a new client request to post the downloaded document to the proxy. 
authId ai_session First party session Authentication id for set user session
browserIncompatibleWarning ai_session First party session If the cookie does not exist in the browser then this warning is shown using this cookie
CandidateCookieValue ai_session First party 7 days It is for candiadate page value in the browser
Cookie-BranchLocatorRootItem ASP.NET_SessionId First party session It stores the root item of branch locator in sitecore.
CurrentControl _ASP.NET First party session Distinguish different controls (savedjobs/matchedjobs/findjobs/jobresults) using CurrentControl cookie value
CurentPage ai_session First party session It will store the numeric value of curent page i.e 1,2
currLang ai_session First party session It will get the cookie value of current language
ieRedirect ai_session First party If SSP redirect did not occur (as in IE10), set new cookie to redirect server side)
IsJobPage ai_session First party session to note down whether the user came from job page, expiredpage, thankyou page
IsNewlyLoggedIn ai_session First party session Set "Newly Logged In" cookie to false to prevent redirect when navigating back to homepage
IsNewProfile ai_session First party session If this is a new profile (but existing Candidate account), redirect to SSP Import Profile page
JobsBrowsebyCategoryURL ai_session First party session This cookie contains Job search url of pagination item (URL in browser will not effect by click on Next/Previous pagination)
kAutoSelected ai_session First party session It stores the value of keyword auto selected from suggestion
Locale ai_session First party session It keeps track of the language by means of a cookie, so the language is preserved no matter of the user is logged in or not. It also works for recurring users.
lAutoSelected ai_session First party session It stores the value of location auto selected from suggestion
lUserTyped ai_session First party session It stores the value of location typed by the user
JobsProviderName ai_session First party session It stores the Job provider name like "google" ai_session First party session It is used for country and language
PageList ai_session First party session It is used for listing of pages if current page is 1 then page list is 0
PortalCookieStorage ai_session First party session Setting configuration from sitecore , Provides a class that stores portlets in a browser cookie 
PremiumPages, OneTimePremium, premiumContentCookies, premiumCookies ai_session First party persistant/ 1 Day Used for premiuim pages
rsCookie _mkto_trk First party 1 year Recent search cookie  
SavedNotification ai_session First party session It is used for saving the notification
SearchPage, SearchResultPage ai_session First party session It shows the result page of searched job+ url+path  
selectedSiteForBranchSync ai_session First party session It handles the selected site for branch sync module  
selectedLanguageForBranchSync ai_session First party session It handles the selected language for branch sync module  
ShortListedJobs ai_session First party session For shortlisting of jobs
ShowSavedJobNotification ai_session First party session It will show the saved job notification in ssp  
siteNameForRegister ai_session First party session It is used for identify site name.  
slCookie ai_session First party 1 year Shortlisted cookie  
SortOrder ai_session First party session It is used for sorting the order of page starting with 0  
userstatus ai_session First party 7 days It is used identify the status of user eg. Employer or Candidate.  
VisitorPreferenceKeyword + Site Name ai_session First party 7 days It stores the value of the Keyword searched by the User  
VisitorPreferencelocation + Site Name ai_session First party 7 days It stores the value of the Location searched by the User  
VisitorPreferencexy + Site Name ai_session First party 7 days It stores the value of the co-ordinates searched by the User  

The terms of this Policy may change from time to time. We shall publish any material changes to this Policy appropriate notices either on this website or contacting you using other communication channels.

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Policy are welcomed and should be addressed