Cookies Information

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the 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 use of cookies is now standard for most websites. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can manage and control them through your browser, including removing cookies by deleting them from your ‘browser history’ (cache) when you leave the site.

Types of cookie:

‘Session’ cookies remain in your browser during your browser session only, ie until you leave the website.

‘Persistent’ cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you).

‘Performance’ cookies collect information about your use of the website, such as webpages visited and any error messages; they do not collect personally identifiable information, and the information collected is aggregated such that it is anonymous. Performance cookies are used to improve how a website works.

‘Functionality’ cookies allow the website to remember any choices you make about the website (such as changes to text size, customised pages) or enable services such as commenting on a blog.


Use of cookies by PwC: The following table explains the way in which we use cookies on this website.

Cookie Name Purpose Type Duration
PwC opst_ex5202_638 To ensure respondent cannot access the survey more than once/ log people out during long periods of inactivity. Per Session Cookie 50 days
PwC eucookie To ensure respondents are notified once by pop up of the use of cookies within the site Third Party Persistent Permanent


By using this website, you agree that we can place these cookies on your computer/device for the above purposes.
If you have any technical questions or concerns, please contact via e-mail: elaine.m.mcginty@uk.pwc.com