Use of cookies by DPS

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. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose
Cookie preference

CookieControl

This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on dps.ltd. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.

Language selection

language

This cookie is used to remember any selection a user has made about language on dps.ltd, using the language selector, so that the site will be shown in their chosen language when returning to the site. 

YouTube cookies

CONSENT

NID

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer when you arrive on a page containing a YouTube video. The cookies do not directly identify individual users and YouTube will not store information to personalise your experience unless you are logged in to a Google account.
Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

If you have a Google account and are logged in, YouTube may set cookies for analytics and advertising purposes and collect data linked to your Google account. For more information, see the Google Privacy Policy.

Vimeo cookies

vuid

We embed videos from our official Vimeo channel. When you press play Vimeo may set cookies to enable the video to play and maintain the security of its service. These cookies do not directly identify anyone.

If you have a Vimeo account and are logged in, Vimeo may set cookies for analytics and advertising purposes and collect data linked to your Vimeo account when you visit a page containing a Vimeo video. For more information, see the Vimeo cookies policy.

Silktide analytics javascript

 

Silktide analytics javascript is used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. We collect information including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

The information is collected and processed in a way that does not directly identify anyone. Once the information is collected, the IP address and browser details of a visitor is used to create a 'magic number' that changes every 24 hours. The IP address and specific browser details are immediately forgotten and never stored.

We use these cookies on the external career site:

  • Session management cookies: User, device, and session ID cookies along with timestamp cookies for timing out sessions after inactivity. These cookies expire at the end of the session.
  • Routing cookies: To forward requests for a single session to the same server for consistency of service. These cookies expire at the end of the session.
  • Application: Security Management (ASM) cookies - To help protect web applications and infrastructure from security attacks. These cookies expire at the end of the session.
Cookie

Name

Purpose

Session experience

PLAY_LANG,

PLAY_SESSION,

timezoneOffset,

wd-browser-id

User, device, and session ID cookies along with timestamp cookies for timing out sessions after inactivity. These cookies expire at the end of the session.

 

Security Management

TS*

 

Helps prevent cyber attacks on the user’s interactions with the enterprise cloud applications. Verifies that the domain and subdomain cookies sent between the web server and the client aren’t altered. These cookies expire at the end of the session.

Security Management

CALYPSO_CSRF_TOKEN

 

Contains a CSRF token to prevent cross-site request forgery attacks, that is, to prevent a user from carrying out unintended operations on the career site. These cookies expire at the end of the session.

Load balancing

Naming convention of WorkdayLB_*

WorkdayLB_UICLIENT,

WorkdayLB_SAS

Used to forward requests for a single session to the same server for consistency of service. These cookies expire at the end of the session.

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