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Cookies are small computer files that remember what you enter when you visit a website. At jobs.three.co.uk we use cookies to remember you so that we can show relevant information when you return to our site. Please note that cookies can't harm your computer and we don't store personal information such as credit card details in cookies we create. However, we do use encrypted information gathered from cookies to help improve your experience of jobs.three.co.uk. For example, they help us to identify and customise the experience for you.

To disable cookies on your browser, please go to aboutcookies.org. Please note that by disabling cookies you won’t be able to enjoy all the features of jobs.three.co.uk.

Our Cookies Policy

To make full use of three.co.uk, your computer will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain, personalised features of our website by using them.

Except as set out in the table below, our cookies don't store personal information such as your full name or address; they just hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information.

If you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from jobs.three.co.uk, you can use your browser to do this or in the case of some third party cookies, you can opt-out by following the procedure as set out in the table below. Each browser is different, so please check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

To help you understand cookies better we have provided a breakdown of the types used:

Strictly necessary cookies - These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems.

Performance cookies - These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site

Functional cookies - These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Below is a list of the cookies we use, and what we use them for:

Cookie Name Category What it does Cookie generated by Expires Stores Personal Data
Apstr Performance cookies Used as part of the analytics, it adds code to the site URL to assist with tracking the user journey TMP End of Session No
utmzSource Performance cookies Used for referral tracking on apply. The referrer is a site like Google, Yahoo, or a TalentBrew, to store where a user came from when visiting the site TMP End of Session No
viewedJobs Strictly necessary Contains job and client info for which job a user viewed. Used for our Recently Viewed Jobs Module TMP 30 days No
savedViewedJobs Performance cookies Contains job and client info of jobs a user has marked as ‘saved’. This is also used for our Recently Viewed Jobs Module TMP 30 days No
searchFormCookie Functional cookies Used for storing users last location they have selected to search TMP 30 days No
isMobile Strictly necessary Contains true/false to indicate if browser is a mobile device TMP End of session No
Personalization Performance cookies Contains user’s location, via geo location, and the last 5 category/location searches. This can be used to show previous search selections and show custom content based on the users’ location TMP 30 days No
_utma Performance cookies Used to distinguish users and sessions. A user is a single person visiting the site. A session is the period the user spends on the site, and can consist of multiple page visits. This allows analysis of the usage of the site in terms of page visits and page views by the users Google 2 years from set/update No
_utmb Performance cookies Used to determine new sessions/visits, compared to repeated visits. Returning visitors can be identified through use of the cookie, new visitors will not have it Google 30 mins from set/update No
_utmc Performance cookies Used in conjunction with the cookie _utmb to determine whether a user is a new or returning visitor Google End of browser session No
_utmz Performance cookies Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site Google 6 months from set/update No
_utmt Performance cookies Used to limit request rate. This means to limit the number of analytics events that are sent to Google Google 10 minutes No

Using ‘share’ tools on jobs.three.co.uk

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Further information about cookies.

To find out more about cookies in general and how to manage them, please visit aboutcookies.org (please note that we can't be responsible for the content of external websites).

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