Cookies policy


What are cookies

We use “cookies” to analyze the traffic and to improve the general features of this website application. Cookies are small text files downloaded to your device, used to identify your specific device and browser. Thanks to this technology we can process anonymous and global analysis and statistics, verify states of relations, procedures, etc. We use so called transient (session) cookies as well as persistent cookies. If you do not agree with cookies usage, you can disable or block them in the settings of your browser. You can find detailed information in your browser’s help. If you are blocking cookies, you won't be able to sign in to the intranet.

What categories of cookies we use

Necessary cookies

Some cookies are required to provide core functionality. The website won't function properly without these cookies and they are enabled by default and cannot be disabled. These are also sometimes called functional. 


Preference cookies enable the website to remember information to customize how the website looks or behaves for each user. This may include storing selected currency, region, language, or color theme.

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage. These provide statistical data about the website.

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies help to personalize the content and connect to social networks.

Cookie overview

Necessary cookies

Name Hostname Expiry
SSESS<ID> 30 days
employee 365 days



Name Hostname Expiry   Description
preferred_homepage 3650 days    
researchSortBy 11574 days, 2 hours    
jobsSortBy 11574 days, 2 hours    
preferred_research 30 days    
preferred_significant_results_list 30 days    
preferred_people 30 days    
YSC Session Third party This cookie is set by YouTube video service on pages with YouTube embedded videos to track views.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 180 days Third party A cookie that YouTube sets that measures your bandwidth to determine whether you get the new player interface or the old.
CONSENT 730 days Third party Used by Google to store user consent preferences
vuid 730 days Third party These cookies are used by the Vimeo video player on websites.
player 365 days Third party  



Name Hostname Expiry   Description
SM Session Third party This cookie is installed by Clarity. The cookie is used to store non-personally identifiable information. The cookie is used in synchronizing the MUID (Microsoft unique user ID) across Microsoft domains.
MUID 390 days Third party Microsoft User Identifier tracking cookie used by Bing Ads. It can be set by embedded microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.
_clck 365 days    
_clsk 1 day    



Name Hostname Expiry   Description
CLID 365 days Third party  
SRM_B 390 days Third party This cookie is installed by Microsoft Bing. Identifies unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites.
ANONCHK 1 hour Third party Used to store session ID for a users session to ensure that clicks from adverts on the Bing search engine are verified for reporting purposes and for personalisation

Further configuration of cookies

Cookies usage can be set directly in your internet browser. Most browsers automatically accept cookies by default. You can refuse cookies in your browser or set the use of only certain cookies.

You can find information about browsers and how to set preferences for cookies on the following websites: