Cookies information

Managing cookies on your device

We use cookies to personalize content and to provide you with an improved user experience. By using this website or application you consent to the deployment of cookies. You can control and manage cookies using your browser (see below). Please note that removing or blocking cookies can impact your user experience and some functionality may no longer be available.

Using your browser to control cookies

Most browsers allow you to view, manage, delete and block cookies for a website. Be aware that if you delete all cookies then any preferences you have set will be lost, including the ability to opt-out from cookies as this function itself requires placement of an opt out cookie on your device. Guidance on how to control cookies for common browsers is linked below.

You can obtain additional information on the CNIL website:
https://www.cnil.fr/fr/cookies-les-outils-pour-les-maitriser

Managing Analytics cookies

You can opt-out of having your anonymised browsing history within our websites or applications recorded by analytics cookies. We use the following service providers and you can learn more about their privacy policies and how to opt-out of their analytics cookies by clicking on following links:

Adobe: http://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html

Managing customization cookies

These cookies help us to understand how effective our marketing campaigns are, and enhance your online experiences with PwC with customisation. We use the following service providers and you can learn more about their privacy policies and how to opt-out of their analytics cookies by clicking on following links: 

Click Dimension :

Types of cookies

  • Session cookies: these cookies remain in your browser during your browser session only, i.e. until you leave the website.
  • Persistent cookies: these cookies remain in your browser for a set period of time after the browser session (unless deleted by you).

Categories of cookies

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are fundamental to website functionality and cannot be switched off without blocking features on the site. They are usually set in response to your actions on the site, such as filling in forms, setting preferences, or logging in.
  • Performance Cookies: These cookies allow us to gather analytics to improve the performance and functionality of our site. These analytics can include measurements on the popularity of a page, common patterns of how people browse around the site, and how frequently a certain feature is used.  We usually aggregate the data for review but in some cases we may collect information on content you have viewed in order to understand what interests you most.
  • Customization cookies: These cookies help us to understand how effective our marketing campaigns are, and enhance your online experiences with PwC with customization.
  • Advertising cookies: PwC may present ads to you on sites that are not owned or operated by PwC to promote PwC services, articles or events. The cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you and your interests. They also perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously re-appearing. These advertisements are solely intended to make you aware of relevant PwC promotions. PwC does not sell your data to any third parties. Please see our privacy policy for more details.

 

Cookies on this site

Provider Name Purpose Type Duration
Strictly Necessary Cookies
PwC pwc-id PwC Registration Cookie- This cookie contains the encrypted email ID of the user. It is used to identify the registered user account (if available) for each request.

First party, Persistent

1 day or 30 days (if “Remember me” is checked)

PwC

firsttime-login PwC Registration Cookie- This cookie is used by PwC during the registration process to ensure that any necessary password updates are completed. First party

Until password update is completed

PwC

pwc_overlay

PwC Registration Cookie- This cookie is used by PwC to make sure that the overlay (registration panel) opens once per browser session

First party

Until the end of the browser session

Load balancer

BIGipServerPOOL-69.20.11.37-Dispatch

This cookie is set by the servers hosting PwC sites to allow a visitor to receive site content from one out of multiple servers as the visitor browses the site. This improves performance and allows the visitor’s session to be maintained.

First party, Persistent

Until end of session

PwC

pwc_closed_topics

This cookies is used by PwC to help personalize the content a user sees based on topics they've identified they're interested in.

First party

Until the end of the browser session

PwC

pwc-cookie-accept

This cookie is used by PwC to understand whether or not a user has selected "I understand" in their cookie banner.

First party

Until the end of the browser session

PwC

pwc_int_usr

This cookie is used by PwC to distinguish internal users from external visitors to the Websites. It is set when a person is accessing the website from within the PwC network (VPN or office).

First party

3 months

Performance cookies

Adobe Analytics

_sdsat_landing_page

Stores the first page you hit when visiting pwc.com

First party, Session

Until end of session

Adobe Analytics

_sdsat_traffic_source

Stores the site you came from before reaching pwc.com

First party, Session

Until end of session

Adobe Analytics

_sdsat_pages_viewed

Stores the quantity (number) of pages that you view during your visit.

First party, Session

Until end of session

Adobe Analytics

_sdsat_lt_pages_viewed

Stores the total number of pages viewed

First party, Persistent

2 years from set/update

Adobe Analytics

_sdsat_session_count

Stores a session counter

First party, Persistent

2 years from set/update

Adobe Analytics

s_vi

This cookie stores the visitor ID provided by our analytics provider whenever you first visit one of the Websites.

Third Party Persistent

2 years from set/update

Adobe Analytics

gpv

This cookie stores the quantity of pages you view when visiting the Websites

First and third party

30 minutes from set/update

Adobe Analytics

s_nr

This cookie stores the date(s) when you visit the Websites, and whether or not you are a new or returning visitor.

First and third party

2 years from set/update

Adobe Analytics

s_ppv

Stores information on the percentage of the page displayed

First and third party

Until end of session

Adobe Analytics

s_fid

This cookie is a "fallback" visitor identifier where the s_vi cookie is for some reason blocked. It contains a randomly generated unique ID

First and third party

5 years from set/update

Adobe Analytics

s_ppvl

Stores information on the percentage of the page displayed to you

First and third party

Until end of session

Adobe Analytics

s_cc

This cookie allows Adobe Analytics to determine whether or not cookies are enabled in your browser.

First and third party

Until end of session

Adobe Analytics

s_sq

This cookie is set and read by the JavaScript code when the ClickMap functionality and the Activity Map functionality are enabled; it contains information about the previous links that you clicked on the Websites.

First party

2 years from set/update

Adobe Target mbox This cookie gives website operators the ability to test which online content and offers are more relevant to visitors. Click here for more information. First party 2 weeks
YouTube

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

This cookie tracks viewing of Youtube videos on the website.

Third party, persistent

 
Customisation cookies

ClickDimensions

cuvid

This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to the site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __cuid cookie is written with a different visitor unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that the application uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.

Third party, persistent

2 years

ClickDimensions cusid

This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a user views a page on the site, the script code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on the site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on the site for longer than 30 minutes.

Third party, Session

30 minutes

ClickDimensions cuvon

Used to signal the last time a visitor viewed a page.

Third party, Session

30 minutes

Advertising
Facebook datr, _js_datr, _js_reg_ext_ref, _js_reg_fb_gate

These cookie are used by  Facebook as part of their embedded services on the Websites (likes, sharing etc.). More information about Facebook’s use of cookies can be found in their cookie policy

Third party

 
LinkedIn JSESSIONID General purpose platform session cookie. It is used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.

Third party

Until end of session

LinkedIn lidc

This cookie is used for routing from Share buttons and ad tags

Third party

1 day

LinkedIn bcookie

This cookie is used by LinkedIn for identifying the Browser ID. It is set from LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags.

Third party

1 year

LinkedIn bscookie

This cookie is used by LinkedIn to recognize a secure Browser ID.

Third party

1 year

LinkedIn

visit

This cookie is used by LinkedIn as part of their embedded services on the Websites. More information can be found in their cookie policy.

Third party

 

Twitter

Auth_token, twll, secure_session, guest_id, remember_checked, remember_checked_on, lang

These cookies are used by Twitter as part of their embedded services on the Websites (likes, sharing etc.). More information about Twitter’s use of cookies can be found in their cookie policy.

Third party

 
YouTube SID

This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify your Google user account, if you have one, and your most recent login time to your Google account.

Third party

 
YouTube HSID

Used by Google in combination with SID to verify your Google user account, if you have one, and your most recent login time to your Google account.

Third party

 
YouTube PREF

This cookie is used by Google to set each of its users’ preferred language preferences.

Third party

 
YouTube NID

Most Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘NID’ in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with requests to Google’s sites. The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.

Third party

 
YouTube

LOGIN_INFO, YSC, SAPISID, SSID, APISID

These cookies are used by Youtube as part of their embedded services on the Websites (sharing etc.). More information about Youtube’s use of cookies can be found in their cookie policy.

Third party

 

Retired cookies

These cookies are no longer in use, but may be present for returning visitors. These cookies can be deleted.

Provider Name Purpose Type Duration
Webtrends PWC_WOD Visitor Identification sessions set by the tag server. Visitor ID based on IP address. The cookie records site id, time of last access, time of start of visit and account ID. First Party, Persistent 10 years
Webtrends ACOOKIE Visitor Identification set by Java Script. The cookie records Visitor id, time of last access and time of start of visit. Third Party, Persistent 2 years
.addthis.com __atuvc This cookie is created and read by AddThis social sharing site in Javascript on the client computer to be sure that the user is viewing the update of the number of pages viewed after his return and the update of the cache. No data is transmitted to AddThis. More information is available by following this link: More information on the cookies set by AddThis and how to opt out are on the AddThis website Third Party, Persistent 2 years
www.pwc.fr _pk_id.5.a061 This cookie is created and read by the audience analysis tool. The cookies created by this tool begin with: _pk_id and _pk_ses. First Party, Persistent 2 years
www.pwc.fr _pk_ref.5.a061 This cookie is created and read by the audience analysis tool. The cookies created by this tool begin with: _pk_id and _pk_ses. First Party, Persistent 6 months
.scanscout.com _tmid Identification of unique visitors and new visitors Third Party, Persistent 10 years
.t328.trafiz.net trafizc_328 This cookie is created and read by AddThis social sharing site in Javascript on the client computer to be sure that the user is viewing the update of the number of pages viewed after his return and the update of the cache. No data is transmitted to AddThis. More information is available by following this link: More information on the cookies set by AddThis and how to opt out are on the AddThis website Third Party, Persistent 7 months
www.pwc.fr pwccookie_info Allows to know if the information banner on cookies, located at the top of the page, has been displayed to the user. This cookie is automatically set after the user has closed the banner. First Party, Persistent 3 months
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