Cookie Statement

This statement was last updated on 17 November 2020.

 

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. They are used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website/application. 

 

The use of cookies is now standard for most websites. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can normally manage and control them through your browser settings, including removing cookies by deleting them from your ‘browser history’ (cache) when you leave the website/application.

 

Types of cookies

 

‘Session’ cookies remain in your browser during your browser session only, i.e. until you leave the website/application.

 

‘Persistent’ cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you).

 

Categories of cookies

 

‘Strictly necessary’ cookies are essential to enable you to use the service provided to you by the website/application

 

‘Performance’ cookies collect information about your use of the website/application, such as pages visited and any error messages that occurred; they do not collect personal information, and the information collected is aggregated such that it is anonymous. Performance cookies are used to improve how a website/application functions.

 

‘Functionality’ cookies allow the website/application to remember any choices you make (such as changes to text size, customised pages, language) 

 

Provider

Name

Purpose

Type

Expires/

Duration

Strictly necessary cookies

PwC

Incap_ses_*

This cookie is set to allow a visitor to receive site content from one out of multiple servers as the visitor browses the site. This allows the visitor’s session to be maintained.

Session

Until end of session

PwC

Madison-HomePages

Cookie contains the home page content path, the geo plugin (JS plugin) will use the value of this cookie for anonymous users

Persistent

1 Hour

PwC

madison-redirection

Stores path from internal/federated user starts login or logout process

Session

Until end of session

PwC

pwc-insights

This cookie is used to store the paths of insights ghost pages that the user has viewed

Persistent

7 Days

PwC

viewpoint-profile-userinfo

This cookie is used to store frequently required info shared upon registration, such as First Name and Encrypted User Id

Persistent

1 Month

PwC

viewpoint-profile-userinfo-*

This cookie is used to store frequently required info shared upon registration, such as First Name and Encrypted User Id

Persistent

1 Month

PwC

visid_incap_*

This cookie is from the incapsula CDN and helps us with reliability, security and the performance of our site.

Persistent

1 year

PwC

vp_i

This cookie is used to store authentication token

Persistent

1 Month

PwC

vp_ic

This cookie is used to store a flag for logged in user. The value is always 1.

Persistent

1 Month

PwC

vp_p

This cookie is used to store encrypted user profile

Persistent

1 Month

PwC

vp_pc

This cookie is used to store a flag for logged in user. The value is always 1.

Persistent

1 Month

PwC

vp-cookie-accept-xx (territory code)

This cookie is to capture cookie acceptance for each territory site.

Session

Until end of session

Performance

PwC

AMCV

This cookie is used to identify a unique visitor

Persistent

2 Years

PwC

gpv_pn

This cookie is used to store quantity of page views for a user while visiting the website

Session

Until end of session

PwC

mbox

Gives website operators the ability to test which online content and offers are more relevant to visitors.

Persistent

2 years

PwC

s_cc

This cookie is set and read by the JavaScript code to determine if cookies are enabled (simply set to "True")

Session

Until end of session

PwC

s_ppl (getPreviousValue Plugin)

Custom code to store information on the browser cookie

Session

Until end of session

PwC

s_ppv (getPreviousValue Plugin)

Stores information on the percentage of the page displayed

Session

Until end of session

PwC

s_ppvl

This cookie stores information on the percentage of the page displayed to the end user.

Session

Until end of session

PwC

s_sq

This cookie is set and read by the JavaScript code when the ClickMap functionality and the Activity Map functionality are enabled; it contains information about the previous link that was clicked on by the user

Session

Until end of session

PwC

s_ua

A custom Adobe Analytics cookie curated specifically for User Account type for the logged in users based on their preferences chosen.

Session

Until end of session

PwC

testcookie

Session cookie designed to test whether a browser is set to accept first party cookies.

Persistent

1 month

PwC

tp

Adobe Analytics site tracking cookie

Persistent

6 month

Functionality

PwC

check

This cookie is set to make split-tests on the website, which optimizes the website's relevance towards the visitor – the cookie can also be set to improve the visitor's experience on a website.

Session

Until end of session

PwC

aam_uuid

This cookie is used to identify a unique visitor in Adobe Audience Manager

Persistent

30 days

PwC

AMCVS_93091C8B532955160A490D4D%40AdobeOrg

The cookie stores the indicator for initialization and termination for a user session

Session

Until end of session

PwC

close

This cookie is used to store a boolean value regarding whether user closed the alerts window or not

Persistent

1 Month

Adobe Audience Manager

demdex

This cookie is used to assign a unique ID to a site visitor

Persistent

2 Years

Adobe

dpm

This cookie is used to store information around synchronisation of user IDs

Persistent

6 months

Adobe

ev_sync_dd

Advertising cloud cookie bundled with ECID extension in Adobe Launch.

Persistent

1 month

Adobe

everest_g_v2

This cookie is bundled with ECID service in launch with the purpose of Adobe Media Optimizer usage. This cookie is used to assign a unique ID to a site visitor

Persistent

180 days

PwC

ib.nbhrd

This cookie is required for SAML authentication process

Session

Until end of session

PwC

ib.ofisHRD

A persistent token that identifies HRD URN the user choose to remember during the HomeRealmDiscover process.

Persistent

1 year

PwC

ib.ofisREMEMBER_ME

A session token that identifies the user's email address.

Persistent

1 year

PwC

login-token

This cookie stores authentication token for Internal Users

Session

Until end of session

PwC

pwc-dismissed-alerts

This cookie is used to store the path of dismissed alerts

Persistent

1 Month

PwC

pwc-read-alerts

This cookie is used to store the path of read alerts

Persistent

1 Month

PwC

s_ecid

This cookie is set by the user's domain after the AMCV cookie is set by the system. The purpose of this cookie is to allow persistent ID tracking in the 1st party state and is used as a reference ID if the AMCV cookie has expired

Persistent

2 years

PwC

s_ind

A custom Adobe Analytics cookie curated specifically for Industry Types for the logged in users based on their preferences chosen.

Session

Until end of session

PwC

tutorial_visited

This cookie is used to store the tutorial pop-up flag

Persistent

6 months

PwC

vsrecentsearches

Used to understand and anticipate visitor search intent

Persistent

3 Months



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