Cookies Policy

Cookies are only used on the Charles Taylor website where necessary, primarily to store technical information. 

Our website uses up to five cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers. The cookies we use are ‘analytical’ cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily. 

The cookies we use are from third party services that help make your experience on our website better. Some of them allow us to identify the topics and subjects’ visitors find most interesting and useful while others enable you to easily share information on social media networks. The list of cookies used is below.


Cookie Name Expiration Purpose
Google _ga 2 years from set/update  These cookies allow us to track website statistics, including, page views, traffic source etc. We do this to track our most popular pages and how users move around the site in order to improve our website. We use Google Analytics to do this. 
_gid End of browser session
_gat End of browser session 
_collect End of browser session
NID 6 months
r/collect End of browser session
_Secure-3PAPISID 24 months
_Secure-3PSID 24 months
_Secure-3PSIDCC 12 months
_utma 12 months
_utmc 12 months
_utmz 12 months
LinkedIn UserMatchHistory 1 month LinkedIn Ads ID syncing
bcookie 24 months Browser Identifier cookie to uniquely identify devices accessing LinkedIn to detect abuse on the platform
lang End of browser session Used to remember a user's language setting
AnalyticsSyncHistory 1 month Used to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries
lidc 1 day To optimize data center selection
lissc 1 year Used to ensure there is correct SameSite attribute for all cookies in that browser
sdsc End of browser session Signed data service context cookie used for database routing to ensure consistency across all databases when a change is made
li_gc 24 months Used to store consent of guests regarding the use of cookies for non-essential purposes
li_mc 24 months Used as a temporary cache to avoid database lookups for member's consent for use of non-essential cookies and used for having consent information on the client side to enforce consent on the client side
liap 12 months Used by to denote the logged in status of a member
lms_ads 1 month Used to identify LinkedIn Members off LinkedIn in the Designated Countries for advertising
lms_analytics 1 month Used to identify LinkedIn Members in the Designated Countries for analytics
Doubleclick IDE 1 month This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts.
RUL 12 month
Lead Forensics _lfuuid 10 years

This is third party cookie used to track visitor behaviour. Tracking is performed anonymously until a user identifies himself by submitting a form.


These cookies are essential for the use of our website and cannot be turned off in our systems. 

Cookie Name Expiration Purpose
ASP session ASP.NET_SessionID End of browser session Used for the vacancy search
Azure application ARRAffinity End of browser session This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session. Used for the vacancy search.
Cookies cookieconsent_status 12 months Used to remember cookie preferences
CSRF token csrftoken 12 months Prevention of 3rd party cross-site scripting attacks
CMS token django_language 12 months The domain to use for the cookie language


Disabling Cookies
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit All About Cookies or the support page for your web browser. 
Additional information on cookies and online privacy can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.


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