Use of cookies in the QA careers portal

We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We also set optional analytics cookies to help us improve it. Some optional cookies may be disabled if you wish.

For more detailed information about the cookies we use, see below.

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, authentication, network management, and accessibility. These may be disabled by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

Analytics cookies

Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager cookies to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on candidates use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.

For more information on how these cookies work, please see below.

Source tracking cookies

This cookie is used to capture the URL of the original site a candidate came from (referrer URL) and the URL they were sent to (landing URL) they land on a client’s careers site. When applying to a vacancy and registering or logging in, this data is stored as part of the application. The information captured is used to help clients track the effectiveness of their recruitment advertising strategy.

Third party cookies

Various third party cookies may be used, depending on what functionality a client has enabled. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Authentication cookies to support social or single sign-in, e.g. via LinkedIn, Facebook, Google or Microsoft
  • Cookies from YouTube, Vimeo, etc. in relation to displaying embedded video content
  • Cookies from Online assessment providers in relation to integrated third party assessments
  • Cookies from Share This in relation to sharing web pages with other people

What cookies are used and why?

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 types
Cookie Name Purpose
Client portal session Id CP_SessionId

This is an essential cookie used to allow users to be recognized within a website, so any page changes or item or data selection and entry is remembered from page to page. It is also used to relate and restrict your activity to a specific candidate’s account whilst they are logged in.

Universal Analytics and Tag Manager (Google) _ga

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. The cookies don’t contain any personal identifiable data and Google will not receive any information that can be tied directly to a candidate.

Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data (opens in new window).

Source tracking SourceTracking

This cookie is used to capture and store the original Referrer and Landing URL when a candidate first lands on a page on the client’s careers site. The cookie is used to persist the original URLs, even if they navigate to other pages and then return to apply to the same or a different vacancy later in the same session.


JSESSIONID is an ID generated by New Relic and used for session management in a J2EE web application for http protocol. This cookie is used for system performance monitoring purposes.

Authentication cookies .AspNet.ExternalCookie

Kallidus Recruit supports various authentication mechanisms, e.g. via LinkedIn, Facebook, Google or Microsoft. This cookie is used as part of the authentication mechanism for candidates using a third party login provider and is required to allow a candidate to login.

Other third party cookies
e.g. YouTube, Vimeo, Share This, Assessment providers, etc



Some clients embed content which is hosted on third party sites, such as videos from YouTube or Vimeo. In some cases, these providers may set cookies on your computer once you click on the video player.

For clients using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page (opens in new window).

PREF - * Expires after eight months
VSC - * expires at the end of your session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE - *expires after eight months
remote_sid - * expires at the end of your session

For clients using Vimeo, when you press play Vimeo will drop third party cookies to enable the video to play and to collect analytics data such as how long a viewer has watched the video. These cookies do not track individuals.

For clients using Share This to help candidates share web pages with their networks – See the Share This privacy policy and how to opt out (opens in new window).

Assessment providers – in most cases, third party assessments are not embedded within the application, but are usually accessed after logging in to the Kallidus Recruit candidate portal via a link. These providers may use various cookies – see the cookie policy of the relevant third party assessment provider for more information.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers also allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit (opens in new window) or (opens in new window).

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit (opens in new window).