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If you prefer that we not store information about you and the settings of your devices, you can indicate this at the top of this page. Please note: you must delete any cookies already stored on your PC, phone or tablet; we cannot do this on your behalf. You will find instructions on how to do this below.
If you would like to delete your cookies, you must do so yourself.
To delete your cookies, open your web browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Safari). You can also change your settings to receive notifications when a cookie is being set or updated; you can then decide each time again whether to give your consent. Please use your browser’s ‘Help’ function for more information.
Please check this page regularly to find out about any changes and new developments.
Since we may change the content on our website and of the Cookie Statement at any time, we recommend that you check these on a regular basis.
- Functional cookies: to make our website more user-friendly
- Analytical cookies: to analyse the use of our websites.
- Social-media cookies: to share job openings or web pages on social media.
- Advertising cookies: to place advertisements.
On this page, we explain what each of these types of cookies involves, as well as provide a list of companies which might store cookies on your PC, phone or tablet. We include this information because for some types of cookies used by Spring, we engage the services of other companies, including Google. In this case, we refer you to the website of the company in question, where you can read how they can use the information.
Please note: while we endeavour to update the list of these organisations as frequently as possible, cookies may be used by a company not included in the list. In this case, we request that you contact our Customer Service department (link to Customer Service), so we can update the list on this page.
1. Functional cookies: cookies to ensure a user-friendly website
Below is a list of systems we use to make our websites more user-friendly. The following systems may be used to set cookies during your visit:
Innometrics’ Tag Management System cookies allow us to collect data which we use for the purpose of statistical analysis.
We use Microsoft cookies to allocate visitors to our website across various servers, so as to ensure that our website remains available when there are large numbers of visitors.
Quadia’s cookies enable us to see what videos have been viewed on our websites.Quadia’s Privacy Statement explains how they use the information.
2. Analytical cookies: for website analysis
- The amount of time you spend on our website.
- The type of device you are using, e.g. a PC/laptop, phone or tablet.
- The advertisement(s) which directed you to our website.
- The type of web browser you are using.
Below is a list of systems we use to analyse the use of our websites. The following systems may be used to set cookies during your visit:
- Adobe Analytics
We use Adobe Analytics cookies to see how you use our website and app, what pages you view and what links you click when visiting our site.
- Google Analytics
Google Analytics cookies allow us to see what pages you view and what links you click. Google Analytics is designed in such a way as to keep the data anonymous. We do not use any other Google services in conjunction with Google Analytics cookies. Google’s Privacy Statement tells you how Google uses the information.
- Visual Website Optimizer
If there is anything on our website or app we would like to change, we often conduct a test first to measure whether the change actually does constitute an improvement. Some of our visitors will then be shown a modified version of the website. Visual Website Optimizer’s cookies ensure that you view the same version of the website each time.
NewRelic’s cookies enable us to measure and improve the speed of our website.
Usabilla allows us to collect user feedback, i.e. find out if we are providing you with the assistance you need on our website. You can also use Usabilla to give us tips to improve our website and app. Usabilla’s cookies tell us what you think of our website and what we might be able to improve.
3. Social-media cookies: to share job openings or web pages on social media
You can share Spring job openings on social media – for example, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+ – by clicking the social-media button on the web page or next to the job opening. If you click the button, the various social networks will store cookies on your PC/laptop, phone or tablet. This is why we only use buttons if you give us permission to do so.
These cookies enable these social networks to see what you are doing on the internet. The types of cookies set by these social networks and how long cookies are stored depends on the social network you are using. This is a process which is beyond Spring’s control.We recommend that you read the privacy statements of Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Twitter:
4. Advertising cookies: to place advertisements
We use these cookies to view what pages you visited on our website. We use this information to post Spring advertisements relevant to your interests on other websites you visit. We work together with advertising partners such as Google and Facebook for this purpose. Through these partners, we can also search for other target demographics to whom our advertisements might be of interest. The advertising partners can use advertising cookies to track what other websites you are visiting. We only set these cookies if you give us permission to do so.
We measure how many people click on our advertisements and how many of them purchase our product or apply for a job. This is how advertising cookies help us to improve our digital marketing.
Please note: Even if you don’t give us permission to set these cookies, you may still see offers from us, but in this case these offers will not be based on your behaviour.
Below is a list of companies for which we might set advertising cookies. In addition, we might set advertising cookies from companies not yet included on this list..