What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are designed to store information on your computer. A cookie file is created when you use our website and is processed by the software of your computer. The resulting text file is placed on your computer and it is accessed by your web browser when you visit the website that originally created the cookie. For your reference, we set out below the wording we use in our cookie banner:
"We collect cookies to enable the proper functioning and security of our website, and to enhance your experience. By clicking on 'Accept All Cookies', you consent to the use of these cookies. You can change your 'Cookies Settings' at anytime. For more information, please read our Cookie Notice."
Types of cookies
The cookies described below are used to improve our website and do not contain any personal information that would allow us to identify you (such as your name or other contact details). The types of cookies that may be used during your visit to our website are:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
- Performance Cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
- Targeting Cookies: These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
Strictly Necessary Cookies that we use and the purposes for which we use them:
|api||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Set when you tick the "remember me" check box when logging in. It allows us to automatically log you in the next time you visit our site.||100 days|
|external_permissions||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Used to enable us to allow you to login to our site with a third-party account, e.g. Facebook, Apple ID.||300 secs|
|Hash value||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Used to allow you to set or change your security question in the settings page (when you are logged in).||1 day / Session|
|History.store||.peopleperhour.com||Session Storage||Strictly Necessary||Used to store information about, and manage your web browser's history.||Session|
|Hourlie-views-cookie||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Used to store the last 20 offers that you visited, so that we can display the correct number of 'views' against each offer.||3 days|
|invite2work||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Used when you register as a new user, after being invited to join PeoplePerHour by an existing user. This cookie stores your special invitation code.||1 day|
|isWebView||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Set when you are using a mobile web view. We need this information so that you can see our website properly on a mobile web browser.||Session|
|loginNextUrl||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Used to store what web page to display to you immediately after you sucessfully login. This is particularly important after logging in with a third-party account, for example, an Apple ID.||Session|
|mid||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Used to store a special unique value that allows us to identify you (without storing your username or password). It allows us to show you the correct information on our site.||16 years|
|nps-delighted-cookie||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Used to check whether to display an NPS (Net Promoter Score) satisfaction survey to you (when you are logged in).||180 days|
|PHPSESSID||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Stores information about your browsing session and keeps you logged in whilst you are browsing.||Session|
|pph_cookies_accept||.peopleperhour.com||Local Storage||Strictly Necessary||Set when you have accepted the usage of some, or all of our cookies.||N/A|
|pph_cookies_settings||.peopleperhour.com||Local Storage||Strictly Necessary||Stores the types of cookies (other than Strictly Necessary, which are required for our website to function properly) that you are happy for us to use.||N/A|
|rec_v_hourlies||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Used to store the last 5 offers that you viewed so that you can search for similar 'recommended' offers.||Session|
|socialAutologinStatus||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Used to deterrmine whether to automatically log you in when you have a third-party account. For example, if you are logged into Facebook, then as long as you are using the same account for PeoplePerhour and did not previously log out, you will be automatically logged in.||Session|
|YII_CSRF_TOKEN||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Used for security purposes, to make sure that someone else cannot pretend to be you.||Session|
|_grecaptcha, _GRECAPTCHA||.peopleperhour.com||Local Storage, Cookie||Strictly Necessary||Used (via Google reCAPTCHA) to prevent the forms on our site (for example, the registration form) from being spammed.||180 days (for _GRECAPTCHA)|
|__zlcmid, __zlcstore||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie, Local Storage||Strictly Necessary||Used so that we can support you via our ZenDesk Help Centre.||1 year (for __zlcmid))|
|pusherTransportTLS||.peopleperhour.com||Local Storage||Strictly Necessary||Used so that we can notify you of important events, and messages from other PeoplePerHour users that you are working with.||N/A|
Strictly Necessary Cookies that are set by Third-Parties:
|AEC, CONSENT, HSID, SEARCH_SAMESITE, SID, SIDCC, SOCS, etc.||Google / YouTube||Strictly Necessary||Used to integrate with Google services. Google sets these cookies for security purposes and to store your Google related preferences and settings. For more information see here.|
|bcookie, lang, li_gc, lidc, li_mc, etc.||LinkedIn (Meta)||Strictly Necessary||Used to integrate with LinkedIn and allow you to log in to our website with a LinkedIn account. LinkedIn sets these cookies in order to enable us to provide this feature. A full list of the Strictly Necessary cookies that LinkedIn may set can be found in the 'Authentication', 'Security' and 'Preferences/Features/Services' sections of their cookie table.|
Performance Cookies that we use and the purposes for which we use them:
|gtmIntroClick||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Performance||Used to track what action you took after being referred or onboarding (Post a Project / Search for Freelancers / Search for an Offer). This is so we can gather information about the most popular pages on our website.||3 hours|
|periscopeTrackIntroClick||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Performance||Used to track what page you came from after being referred / onboarding. This is so we can gather information about how users navigate our website.||3 hours|
|GTMTrackerLogin||.peopleperhour.com||Cookie||Performance||Used upon login to track whether you are a freelancer, or someone that wants to hire a freelancer (ie. a buyer). This is so we can understand what proportion of freelancers and buyers are using our site.||1 day|
Performance and Targeting Cookies that are set by third-parties:
|_uetsid, _uetsid, MUID, etc.||Bing (Microsoft)||Targeting||Used (via Bing) for advertising. More information on the cookies that Bing Ads may set can be found here.|
|cto_bundle||Criteo||Targeting||Used (via Criteo) for advertising. More information on the cookies that Criteo may set can be found here.|
|_fbp, fr, etc.||Facebook (Meta)||Performance, Targeting||Used (via Facebook) for analytics and advertising. More information on the Performance and Targeting cookies that Facebook may set can be found here (refer to the sections on 'Advertising', 'Performance' and 'Analytics').|
|_ga, _gcl_au, _gid, __Secure-3PSID, 1P_JAR, IDE, NID, OTZ, etc.||Google / YouTube (inc. Analytics, Tag Manager and Ads)||Performance, Targeting||Used for providing you with targeted advertising and tracking your behaviour, so that we can improve our site. More information on the advertising and measuring cookies that Google may set can be found here.|
|iterableEmailCampaignId, iterableEndUserId, iterableTemplateId||Iterable||Performance||Used (via Iterable) to track your behaviour after you have received an Iterable email marketing campaign. This allows us to see what campaigns have been successful and how we can improve our service. More information on the cookies set by Iterable can be found here.|
|aam_uid, gpv_pn, s_cc, s_plt, UserMatchHistory, etc.||LinkedIn (Meta)||Performance, Targeting||Used (via LinkedIn) for advertising and analytics. More information on the Performance and Targeting cookies that LinkedIn may set can be found in the 'Personalised Advertising' and 'Analytics and Research' sections of their cookie table.|
How to disable Performance and Targeting Cookies
Via our website:
You can enable/disable the Performance and Targeting Cookies used on our website and find out more information about them, by clicking on our 'Cookies Settings' button.
Via your web browser:
Alternatively, you can go into your web browser settings to allow or block cookies, and delete any previously set cookies. You may need to do this for each web browser you use and each device you use to access the internet. The "Help" function within your web browser should tell you how to make these changes.
Find out how to delete cookies on popular web browsers:
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