Privacy and Cookie Settings

Introduction

This Privacy Notice is intended to describe the practices EY follows in relation to EY Building a better working world (the "Site") with respect to the privacy of all individuals whose personal information is processed and stored in the Site. At EY, we have focused on implementing fair information practices that are designed to protect your privacy and your personal data. We believe that everyone benefits from the free flow of information when that information is gathered and used responsibly. If you have any questions or you feel that your concerns have not been addressed by this Privacy Notice, please feel free to contact your usual EY representative on EY.com "Who to Contact".

Who manages the Site?

"EY" refers to one or more of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited ("EYG"), each of which is a separate legal entity, and each of which can act as a data controller in its own right. EYG, which is the principal coordinating entity of its member firms, is a UK company limited by guarantee. It does not provide services to clients. The entity that is acting as data controller by providing this Portal on which your information will be processed and stored is EY Global Services Limited, a private company limited by shares in England and Wales, registered office, 6 More London Place, London, SE1 2DA. EY Global Service Limited's business is confined to the supply of services to EYG and its member firms. The information you provide here may be shared by EY Global Service Limited with one or more member firms of EYG located throughout the world (see 'Why do we need your information?' section below). EYG has engaged OgilvyOne Business, 10 Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QE, to design, develop and build the Site and OgilvyOne Business will also manage the Portal on EY’s behalf. The Site is hosted on Rackspace servers based in the United Kingdom which are managed on EY’s behalf by OgilvyOne Business.

What cookies do we use?

When landing on this Site, you have been given the opportunity to either accept cookies used on this Site or to decline. If you have accepted our use of cookies, the following information relates to cookies used on this Site only. Please note that any consent to accept cookies or to decline is limited to this Site only and not to other EY sites or any pages on ey.com, which may be hyperlinked to this Site. For more information on cookies used by those sites, outside of betterworkingworld.ey.com, please refer to the specific privacy notice on those sites. If you have questions please contact us on EY.com “Who to Contact”.

By accepting cookies on this Site, outlined in more detail below, you have accepted cookies which perform four functions, as classified below:

  • Essential/Strictly Necessary Cookies - Some cookies we use are essential to the functioning of the Site.
  • Performance Cookies - Some cookies help us with the performance and design of this Site. This allows us to measure whether and how many times a page has been visited.
  • Functionality Cookies - Some cookies help us to remember your settings which you may have selected, or assist with other functionality when you browse and use the Site. This helps us to remember what you have selected, so that on your return visit we remember your preferences.
  • Tracking Cookies - we use cookies to track user activity and sessions, which helps us to understand your interests as you browse the content on the Site, so we can tailor and deliver to you a more personalised service in the future. In addition, some tracking cookies allows us to understand more information about you.
  • If you have accepted cookies on this Site you still have the option of setting your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, so that you may determine whether to accept it or not, alternatively you can set your browser to block all cookies. However, please be aware that if you do turn off 'cookies' in your browser, you will not be able to fully experience some of the features of this Site.

This Site deploys the following cookies:

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Cookie Provider Name of Cookie Purpose of Cookie Type of Cookie Duration of Cookie Accept Cookie
Azure App Service

_ARRAffinity

This cookie azure to provide sticky request sessions. Basically it allows the Azure to know which particular server has been dealing with the requests of the user. This has no impact for a front-end user but it can impact the session of back-office users.

Third party

Session

Azure Cloud

__RequestVerificationToken

This cookie is used to validate any data submitted on the website (contact us forms or backoffice) to ensure that the data is coming from the legitimate site.

Third party

Session

EY

EY-cookies

This cookie is used to inform the user about the Cookie setting.

First party

1 month

Google Analytics

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

Third party

2 years

Google Analytics

_gid

Used to set a different ID for each page.

Third party

1 day

Google Analytics

_gat

Used to throttle request rate.

Third party

10 minutes

WebTrends

ACOOKIE

WT_FPC

This cookie is used to identify a unique visitor and for sessionization. It is set by the tag server and contains the VisitorID, Site ID, Time of last access, and Time of start of visit.

Third party

2 years

WebTrends

WT_FPC

This cookie is used to identify a unique visitor and for sessionization. It is set by the JavaScript and contains the VisitorID, Time of last access, and Time of start of visit.

Third party

2 years