Cookie Policy

Introduction

Tessella is committed to privacy and security of information. This cookie policy provides information about what cookies ar, different types of cookies that we use and their purpose. Tessella performed a detailed cookie audit to present you with full details about our use of cookies.

This information is given to you as part of our efforts to comply with recent legislation and to provide you with complete information about your privacy when using our website and other Tessella web applications.

We use cookies to make our website easier for you to use. You can remove any cookies already stored on your computer, but this will lower the quality of your experience on our website.

What cookies are

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit many websites.
The next time you go to the same website, your browser will send the cookie to the Web server. The message is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Since the Web server has no memory, the hosted website you are visiting transfers a cookie file to your computer so that the website can remember your preferences.

There are different types of cookies. Some are technical cookies that help to improve your experience on a website. For example, remembering your username and password for your next visit or allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently. Other cookies may record the time of your visit, if you have been on the website before or if it’s your first visit, whether you have accessed the site directly or if you have been redirected from another source.

Another important criterion is the time a cookie file is scheduled to stay on your computer. According to that, there are session cookies that will only be used throughout your visit and deleted when you close the browser, and persistent cookies. Persistent cookies will stay on your browser for the time period set within the cookie’s file and are reactivated when you revisit the website that created the cookie.

What cookies does Tessella use and why?

Essential technical cookies

These cookies are essential to the functioning of the website and have a minimum level of intrusiveness. These cookies contain no personal information, just a long random number that is deleted from your web browser as soon as you close your browser.

Cookie name Tessella app Purpose/comment
PHPSESSID – public/marketing site (WordPress) Temporary session cookie, required to ensure a smooth user experience when using the Tessella website. Contains no personally-identifiable data. Deleted when you close your browser.

Useful Cookies

These cookies improve your experience of the Tessella website. Since these cookies belong to third parties, Tessella has no control over them. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when sharing content through them.

Cookie name Tessella app Purpose/comment
jsCookiewarning29Check Pages and public site This cookie permanently hides the tab informing users about our new cookie policy. The message appears on all pages but once you click the ‘close’ button, this cookie remembers your choice for future visits.
JSESSIONID Careers site This cookie maintains the session when a user login to the careers site. The cookie contains a randomly generated number and expires when the browser is closed.
jCookie155WarningCheck Careers site This cookie permanently hides the tab informing users about our new cookie policy. The message appears on the main login pages and, once you click the acknowledge button, this cookie remembers your choice for future visits.

Performance cookies

We use Performance cookies for internal purposes to help us provide you with a better user experience. This helps us understand how you use our website so that we can improve it.

Cookie name Tessella app Purpose/comment

Google Analytics

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Tessella public facing websites Web Analytic cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The information includes the time of the current visit, whether you have been to the site before, what site you came from as well as your preferences. We use this information to estimate our audience size and usage pattern, so that we can improve our website by understanding how people use it.All data is registered and used anonymously, with no reference to any personal information. For more information on the use of cookies by Google Analytics, please visit Google’s privacy policy

Advertising cookies

Cookie name Tessella app Purpose/comment
Google Adwords Tessella public facing websites

We use Google AdWords Remarketing to advertise Tessella across the Internet, in particular on the Google Display Network.AdWords Remarketing will display ads to you based on what parts of the Tessella website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your web browser. This cookie does not in any way identify you or give access to your computer or mobile device. The cookie is used to indicate to other websites that “This person visited a particular page, so show them ads relating to that page.” Google AdWords Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you. If you do not wish to see ads from Tessella you can opt out in several ways:

  1. Opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings.
  2. Opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Third party cookies

These cookies are sent to Tessella web applications by third parties, including our partners, advertisers, affiliates and other content providers. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Embedded content

In our blogs and news section, we sometimes use video content from websites such as YouTube. When you visit a page with such content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Tessella does not control these cookies and you should check the relevant third party’s website for more information.

How to block cookies using browser settings

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the placement of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be to access all or parts of our website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as outlined by this policy.

For instructions on how to switch on web browser cookie screening, including all the major web browsers, please click here

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