Cookies Policy for Acumen International

We ask that you read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and our use of cookies or similar technologies on our Website. This policy should be read together with our website privacy policy accessible via the following link: www.expressglobalemployment.com/privacy-policy/, which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint. Consent to use cookies. We will ask for your permission (consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where these are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested. By accessing or using the website, you and the entity you are authorized to represent (“you” or “your”) signify your agreement to be bound by the cookies policy.

Who we are

This Website is operated by Brain Source International Limited. We are a company organised under the laws of England and Wales, with the following registered address: 30 Percy Street, London W1T 2DB, United Kingdom, and trading under the Acumen International and Express Global Employment™ trademark (“Acumen”, “Express Global Employment” we, We, our, us, as applicable).

What Are Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (eg computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our Website. We use cookies and other similar tracking technologies such as [GA, YM, Facebook pixel, Linkedin pixel] on our Website. These help us recognise you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions. For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of a user’s internet service provider. This information helps us to build a profile of our users. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually. As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This cookie data can then be retrieved and can allow us to customize our web pages and services accordingly. Cookies are stored for 60 days. It is important to clarify that cookies do not collect any personal data stored on your hard drive or computer. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality. For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies. For further information on cookies generally visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. The cookies we use do not store personally identifiable information nor can they harm your computer. We want our website to be informative, personal, and as user friendly as possible and cookies help us to achieve that goal. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies and other technologies as set out in this policy. We appreciate some users may like more individual control over their visit to our website and can adjust their settings accordingly. You can read all about this in the section below “How to control and delete cookies”. If you do not agree to such use, please refrain from using the website. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use. We use cookies and other similar tracking technologies such as GA, YM, Facebook pixel, Linkedin pixel on this Website to:

  • recognise you whenever you visit this Website (this speeds up your access to the Website as you do not have to log in each time);
  • obtain information about your preferences and use of our Website;
  • carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, services and to help us better understand our users’ requirements; and
  • target our marketing and advertising campaigns more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests; and
  • make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.

Types of cookies The cookies we place on your device fall into the following categories:

  • Session cookies—these allow our Website to link your actions during a particular browser session. These expire each time you close your browser and do not remain on your device afterwards.
  • Persistent cookies—these are stored on your device in between browser sessions. These allow your preferences or actions across our Website to be remembered. These will remain on your device until they expire, or you delete them from your cache.
  • Strictly necessary cookies—these cookies are essential for you to be able to navigate our Website and use its features. Without these cookies, the services you have asked for could not be provided.
  • Performance cookies—these cookies collect information about how you use our Website, eg which pages you go to most often. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information about you. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous, and is only used to improve how our Website works.
  • Functionality cookies—these cookies allow our Website to remember the choices you make (such as your user name, language, last action and search preferences) and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
  • Targeting cookies—also known as advertising cookies, these cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement on our Website and help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the Website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.

The Cookies We Set

If you subscribe with us, then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out. We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in. This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site. This site uses Google Analytics, Albacross which are the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics, Albacross, see the official Google Analytics, Albacross pages. As we sell services it is important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site fill out website forms intended for that. As such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

Social Media Third Party Cookies

To enrich our website content, sometimes we may embed video content from other social media websites such as YouTube, Vimeo or Facebook. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Acumen International has no control or liability over these cookies set, so you should check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information. We also offer a “share page” widget on some of our web pages, where content can be shared easily on the following sites Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. These sites may set a cookie when you are logged into their service. Acumen International has no control or liability over these cookies set, so you should check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information. Please contact Natali Oprya via the following details, if you have any questions about this cookie policy or the information we hold about you: no@expressglobalemployment.com, US +1 (646) 500-8634, UK +44 (203) 468-8777. Changes to this policy This policy was published on 20.05.2018 and last updated on 30.11.2018.