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Cookie Policy

Last Updated: May 21, 2018

This Cookie Policy helps to explain our usage of cookies and why cookies may be sent to visitors of the website. By visiting the IRS International Recruitment Services Group (IRS) website www.irs-services.com, you consent to their placement in your browser in accordance with the IRS Privacy Policy

What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files which are stored on a user’s computer, mobile phone or device when you visit a webpage and they are used for information gathering purposes. Cookies also enable the website to remember important information that will help your usage of the website more convenient. They enable us to store specific information related to you, for example, they enable us to identify your device, they can help us analyse your usage frequency, the behavioural patterns of visitors to our website. Cookies are also a convenient way to carry information from one session on a website to another, or between sessions on related websites

Cookies also give us information that will allow us to monitor our security and they help us know if someone tries to access your account from a different device. They cannot run code and they do not contain viruses. They also do not present a threat to privacy, as they are only used to store information that a user would have volunteered or that the web server would have already received.

It is important to know that cookies also improve the content of the services that we can offer our visitors. We will use or share the information we receive from cookies with business partners, advertisers and other third parties for any business purpose.

Please be aware that you can edit the settings of your browser to prevent cookies from being stored or you can remove cookies through your browser settings and other tools at any time.

How we use cookies
Like most websites, and as also indicated above, we use cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your online experience, for analytics and for marketing, but specifically we use Cookies on the Site for the following purposes:

Purpose Explanation

Authentication: To enable us to store specific information related to you and to identify you during the course of your session.

Security: To give us information that will allow us to monitor our security, prevent fraud and protect your data from unwanted access.

Preferences and Features: To enable features that will help us develop and improve our website and services in response to what our visitors want.

Advertising: To help us advertise jobs to you that we think you may be interested in as well as to show you targeted advertising and how you may interact with such advertisement.

Analytics and Performance: To help us analyse your usage frequency and your behavioural patterns to our website in order to improve the usability, functionality and user experience on the Site.

Types of Cookies We Use

Persistent/Permanent cookies
Persistent/Permanent cookies are designed to record information about visitors to the Website. They help us recognise you as an existing user that repeatedly uses the services of this website without having to keep signing in again and again. Persistent/Permanent cookies help us analyse your usage frequency and your behavioural patterns of your visits to our website. They also give us information that will allow us to monitor our security and improve the content of the services that we can offer our visitors.

Session cookies
Session cookies last only for as long as the visit to a website or a browser session.
Once you are finished with your session, the session cookie will be automatically deleted if you deactivated the function “automatic login” whilst logged-in.
The session cookies will otherwise be permanently saved as part of your login data in the browser of your end device in encrypted form.

Third-Party Cookies
Please note that third-party cookies are derived from other websites’ advertisements to track your web use for marketing purposes.

Domain: Third Party
Cookie Name: OptimizelyBuckets
Description: Used by Optimize to store page variants assigned to user for A/B performance testing (ensures user gets a consistent experience)
Expiration: 10 years
Opt-Out: https://www.optimizely.com/opt_out

Domain: Third Party
Cookie Name: optimizelyEndUserID
Description: Used by Optimizely for A/B performance testing; it is a unique user identifier
Expiration: 10 years
Opt-Out: https://www.optimizely.com/opt_out

Domain: Third Party
Cookie Name: _ga
Description: Used by Google Analytics to track user activity over different browsing sessions. For some job postings in Japan, this cookie may share limited demographic information about applicants with employers. You will know if this information is being shared because it will be explicitly called out in the application process.
Expiration: 2 years
Opt-Out: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Domain: Third Party
Cookie Name: _gali
Description: Used by Google Analytics to record what item on the previous page the user used
Expiration: immediately
Opt-Out: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

You can prevent such cookies from being stored in your browser by adjusting the browser settings accordingly.

By visiting and using the IRS website, you consent to their placement in your browser in accordance with this Privacy and Cookie Policy