Last updated: 8th July 2019

COOKIE NOTICE

JobSwipe uses cookies and has prepared this notice to inform you of the types of cookies we use, why we use them, how we use them and action that you can take if you wish to avoid the placement of cookies in connection with your usage of our website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that a provider of online services can place on a user’s device (such as a computer, smartphone or tablet) when the user visits the website. Cookies are stored in a file on the user’s device and in some circumstances may capture personal data which can enable identification of the user. Some cookies, known as “session” cookies are only stored temporarily whereas other cookies, known as “persistent” cookies, are placed on the user’s hard drive.

Cookies do not run programs or install software but are uniquely assigned to your device and can be accessed by the domain that issued them.

What kinds of cookies do you use?

JobSwipe uses the following types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies which are required for the effective operation of the website
  • Analytical or performance cookies which allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the site, and to monitor how users navigate the site
  • Functionality cookies which recognise users when they return to the website
  • Targeting cookies which record a user’s visit to the website, pages visited and any links that are accessed
  • Social media cookies which allow the user to share their activity on social media websites

How do you use cookies?

We use cookies for the following reasons:

  • To help personalise content and your user experience, including by storing user preferences, tailoring search results and the display of advertisements, and tracking usage trends.
  • To help moderate the content on forums that we administer, for example by enabling us to identify users that have been prohibited as a consequence of previously posting harmful or offensive content.
  • For technical assistance reasons, such as to enable load balancing.
  • To enable users to navigate the site efficiently by making use of redirection pages.
  • To enable us to retrieve specific information that you have previously provided, such as your username and password.
  • If you are a partner of ours, to recall your status and display the correct pricing information.
  • To assess user activity, such as aggregate patterns, to help us better understand how users navigate our website and to help us improve the functionality of the site and overall user experience.
  • To associate user activity with third party websites that have referred users to our website.

On what basis do you use cookies?

With the exception of cookies that are strictly necessary for the effective operation of the website, we will only place cookies where we have your consent to do so. [You are prompted to consent to the use of cookies when first accessing our website and you can select which cookies to allow and which cookies to disable]. You can [also] disable cookies through your web browser, and we recommend that if you wish to do this that you contact the relevant provider of the browser that you are using.

If you do not consent to the use of cookies then you can still use the website, however some of the features and functionality may be negatively affected, meaning that the quality of your user experience is reduced.

Are third party cookies used?

Third parties, such as web traffic analysis service providers and advertising networks, will also use cookies. We have no control over this, however you can deactivate third party cookies through modifying the permissions through your web browser.