What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
How can you change your Cookie settings?
Please ensure that your computer/mobile device setting reflects whether you are happy to accept Cookies or not. You can set your browser to warn you before accepting Cookies, or you can simply set it to refuse them, although you may not have access to all the features on our websites and/or applications if you do so. See your browser 'help' button for how you can do this. You do not need to have Cookies on to use or navigate through many parts of our websites and/or applications. Remember that if you use different computers in different locations, you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your Cookie preferences.
What types of Cookies are used?
The following tables categorise and describe the various Cookies used within our website and/or applications:
1. Functional Cookies
|These Cookies improve performance and security on the website.|
|Used to accelerate content delivery|
|Flickr||BX, __atuvc, _sm_au_c||Needed to retrieve Flickr images through its API|
|Investis||JSESSIONID||Used for the investor tools|
|Add This||__atuvc||This cookie ensure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated|
|N/A – Nestlé||iplocatorCookie||Used to check location (country) of IP address|
|Kaltura||_sm_au_c, sm_au_d||Used to play video in pop-up windows or in pages|
2.First Party Cookies
|Needed to retrieve Flickr images through its API|
|__utma, __utmb, __utmc,
__utmv, __utmz, _utmc
|These Cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The Cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited|
|pid, guest_id||Used to share content with Twitter|
|NID||Used to share content with Google|
|bcookie, lidc||Used to share content with LinkedIn|
|_sm_au, _sm_au_c, _sm_au_d, c_user, csm, datr, fr, locale, lu, s, xs||Used to share content with Facebook|
3.Third Party Cookies
These are Cookies which are set by third parties we use for different services (for example, website and/or application analytics or advertising).
These Cookies are placed by the company AddThis providing social network sharing buttons for displaying the Site
|Add This||dt, uid, uit, loc|
|AppNexus||sess, uuid2, anj|
|DoubleClick Bid Manager||
|Media6Degrees||cckz, clid, ipinfo, vstcnt, mt_mop|
|MediaMath||uuid, HRL8, mt_mop|