Introduction

Get Work and its affiliates (collectively “Get Work”, “we”, “us”, and “our”), use cookies and similar technologies when you visit our websites; getwork.co.uk our main website, any successor URLs, related domains or sub-domains (“Website”), accounts.getwork.co.uk our client application (“Application”), and support.getwork.co.uk our service portal (“Helpdesk”) are used to store and manage user preferences, gather analytical and usage data, serve interactive content, deliver targeted advertising, for example.


What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data file that is placed onto your computer or mobile device to automatically collect information about how a website or application is used; they help websites remember who you are and information about your visit. Cookies can help to display the information on a website in a way that matches your interests.

Cookies are widely used by online service providers to help the interaction between users and websites and applications.

Cookies set by the website and/or application owner (in this case, Get Work) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website and/or application owner are called “third party cookies”.

Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website and/or application (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer or device when it visits the website and/or application in question and also when it visits certain other websites and/or applications.


Why we use cookies

We use cookies for several reasons, they help to provide you with a good experience and also allow us to improve our site and services. By browsing our site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

We assign cookies to one of three categories, depending on their function and intended purpose: essential, performance analytics or marketing cookies.

In order for our Website and/or Application and/or Helpdesk to operate, we require cookies for technical reasons; we refer to these as “essential” cookies.

We use “performance”, “analytics” and “marketing” cookies to improve the experience on our Website and/or Application and/or Helpdesk by tracking the interests and preferences of our users. Third parties serve cookies through our Website and/or Application and/or Helpdesk for analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.


Cookies We Use

Get Work and our business partners use the following cookies:

Cookie Provider Type Expiry Purpose Info
getwork_session Get Work Essential Session This cookie is used to create a session ID for each user, so that our system can identify a user as unique and individual, distinct from anyone else looking at our website.
XSRF-TOKEN Get Work Essential Session This cookie is written to help with site security in preventing Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress Essential Session This cookie checks if cookies are enabled to provide the appropriate user experience. Info
performance Get Work Performance 2 Years This cookie is used to store your performance cookie preferences on our website.
intercom-id-* Intercom Performance 9 Months This is a third party cookie written by Intercom that attempts to remember a user so that they may continue their conversation between different pages of our website, and resume the conversation on repeat visits to the website. Info
intercom-session-* Intercom Performance 9 Months This is a third party cookie written by Intercom that attempts to remember a user so that they may continue their conversation between different pages of our website, and resume the conversation on repeat visits to the website. Info
intercom-lou-* Intercom Performance 9 Months This is a third party cookie written by Intercom that attempts to remember a user so that they may continue their conversation between different pages of our website, and resume the conversation on repeat visits to the website. Info
analytics Get Work Analytics 2 Years This cookie is used to store your analytics cookie preferences on our website.
_ga Google Analytics 2 Years This is a third party cookie written by Google Universal Analytics which allows us to collect anonymised analytics information about your visit. We use this information to improve our website and the experience for our users. All data is anonymised. Info
_gat_* Google Analytics 1 Minute This is a third party cookie written by Google Universal Analytics, which is used to throttle the request rate, limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. All data is anonymised. Info
_gid Google Analytics 24 Hours This is a third party cookie written by Google Universal Analytics which allows us to collect anonymised analytics information about your visit. We use this information to improve our website and the experience for our users. All data is anonymised. Info
IDE Google Marketing 2 Years This is a third party cookie written by Google’s DoubleClick to select ads, based on what’s relevant to a user, to improve reporting on campaign performance and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen. All data is anonymised. Info
Settings
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DSID Google Marketing 2 Weeks This is a third party cookie written by Google’s DoubleClick to select ads, based on what’s relevant to a user, to improve reporting on campaign performance and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen. All data is anonymised. Info
Settings
Opt Out
test_cookie Google Marketing 24 Hours This is a third party cookie written by Google’s DoubleClick, which determines if a visitor’s browser supports cookies. All data is anonymised. Info
Settings
Opt Out
fr Facebook Marketing 3 Months This is a third party cookie written by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third party advertisers. All data is anonymised. Info
Opt Out
tr Facebook Marketing Session This is a third party cookie written by Facebook. It is used to track user actions on our website, e.g. completing a contact form or visiting our contact page. All data is anonymised. Info
Opt Out
BizoData LinkedIn Marketing 6 Months This is a third party cookie written by LinkedIn. We use LinkedIn demographic data to better understand our audience. All data is anonymous and not tied to any LinkedIn profile. Info
Opt Out
BizoID LinkedIn Marketing 6 Months This is a third party cookie written by LinkedIn. We use LinkedIn demographic data to better understand our audience. All data is anonymous and not tied to any LinkedIn profile. Info
Opt Out
BizoUserMatchHistory LinkedIn Marketing 6 Months This is a third party cookie written by LinkedIn. We use LinkedIn demographic data to better understand our audience. All data is anonymous and not tied to any LinkedIn profile. Info
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BizoNetworkPartnerIndex LinkedIn Marketing 6 Months This is a third party cookie written by LinkedIn. We use LinkedIn demographic data to better understand our audience. All data is anonymous and not tied to any LinkedIn profile. Info
Opt Out
guest_id Twitter Marketing 2 Years This is a third party cookie written by Twitter. We use Twitter Analytics to enable us to monitor how our social presence is shaping traffic on our site. All data is anonymised. Info
Opt Out
Personalization_id Twitter Marketing 2 Years This is a third party cookie written by Twitter. We use Twitter Analytics to enable us to monitor how our social presence is shaping traffic on our site. All data is anonymised. Info
Opt Out

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may serve cookies on your computer or mobile device to serve advertising through our Websites and/or Platforms. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services that you may be interested in. The information collected through this process does not enable us or them to identify your name, contact details or other personally identifying details unless you choose to provide these.


How can I control cookies?

You can block cookies a various ways; by changing your “Cookie Preferences” at the top of this page, by blocking cookies directly in your browser, or by opting out directly with each cookie provider (if they offer this preference).

Blocking Cookies Using Get Work’s Cookie Preferences

If you choose to block cookies using Get Work’s “Cookie Preferences”, you can select, which cookies you’d like to allow; performance and/or analytics and/or marketing. Essential cookies are a requirement of using the Get Work Website. We store these preferences in cookies in your browser, so upon returning to our Website and/or Application and/or Helpdesk, your preferences are maintained. If you delete the cookies in your browser that store your preferences, we will re-ask for your acceptance when your revisit our Website and/or Application and/or Helpdesk.

Blocking Cookies Using Your Browser

You can manage and block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You have the choice to change these settings by accepting, rejecting, or deleting cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website and/or Application and/or Helpdesk. All browser settings are slightly different, so to manage cookies, you should refer to the relevant settings within your browser.

Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Here are some of the more popular browsers:

Google Chrome
Internet Explorer
Microsoft Edge
Mozilla Firefox
Safari (Desktop)
Safari (Mobile)
Android Browser
Opera
Opera Mobile

For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.

Blocking Cookies By Opting Out With Each Provider

Some cookie providers allow you to opt-out of their services directly. If this is possible, we have included an “Opt-Out” link in the cookie table above.


Further Resources

If you want to know more about cookies, here are some useful resources that provide detailed information about types of cookies and how you can manage them:

www.aboutcookies.org
www.allaboutcookies.org
www.youronlinechoices.eu
www.cookielaw.org
ec.europa.eu


How To Contact Us

If you would like to contact us regarding this policy you may contact us by emailing: support@getwork.co.uk


How often do you update this policy?

Any changes we make to this policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. We won’t alert you to minor changes, but if there are any major changes we will let you know and where appropriate ask for your consent. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our cookie policy.

Last updated 8 July 2018

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