Effective: May 09, 2019

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the 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. The use of cookies is now standard for most websites.

2. Managing cookies on your device

We use cookies to personalize content and to provide you with an improved user experience. You can control and manage cookies using your browser (see below).

Please note that removing or blocking cookies can impact your user experience and some functionality may no longer be available for you.

2.1 Using your browser to control cookies

Most browsers allow you to view, manage, delete and block cookies for a website. Be aware that if you delete all cookies then any preferences you have set will be lost, including the ability to opt-out from cookies as this function itself requires placement of an opt out cookie on your device. Guidance on how to control cookies for common browsers is linked below.

For information on additional browsers and device types, please see http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/.

3.    Cookie disclosure

The following section explains the types, categories, and purpose of cookies on the Website. You can block certain types of cookies.

3.1 Types of cookies

Session cookies

These cookies remain in your browser during your browser session only, i.e. until you leave the website.

Persistent cookies

These cookies remain in your browser for a set period of time after the browser session (unless deleted by you).

First-party cookies

A first-party cookie is a cookie set to the user’s device by the domain name that appears in the browser address bar.

Third-party cookies

A third-party cookie is a cookie set to the user’s device by (and on) a domain name that is not the domain name that appears in the browser address bar. It might be set as part of a side resource load (image, JS, iframe, etc. from a different hostname) or an AJAX HTTP request to a third-party server.

3.2 Categories of cookies

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences or filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits for statistical purposes and analyse traffic sources so we can measure and improve our website efficiency and your online experience.  They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the website.

All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore is anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not be able to track site traffic and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Analytics cookies are categorized as performance cookies. To manage your analytics cookies please refer to the “Managing analytics cookies” part below.

Customization cookies

These cookies help us to analyse how effective our marketing campaigns are, and enhance your online experiences with PwC with customisation.

Advertising cookies

PwC may present ads to you on other sites to promote its services, collect statistics and conduct researches. The cookies are used to make messages more relevant to you and your interests. They also perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously re-appearing. These advertisements are solely intended to make you aware of relevant PwC promotions that may be of interest to you. PwC does not sell your data to any third parties.

3.3 Managing Analytics cookies

You can opt-out of having your anonymised browsing history within our websites or applications recorded by analytics cookies. We use the following service providers and you can learn more about their privacy policies and how to opt-out of their analytics cookies by clicking on following links: