- Storing your Preferences and Settings. Settings that enable our website to operate correctly or that maintain your preferences over time may be stored on your device.
- Sign-in and Authentication. When you sign into our website using your credentials, we store a unique ID number, and the time you signed in, in an encrypted cookie on your device. This cookie allows you to move from page to page within the site without having to sign in again on each page. You can also save your sign-in information so you do not have to sign in each time you return to the site.
- Social Media. Some of our websites include social media cookies, including those that enable users who are logged in to the social media service to share content via that service.
Some of the cookies we commonly use are listed below. This list is not exhaustive, but it is intended to illustrate the main reasons we typically set cookies. If you visit one of our websites, the site may set some or all of the following cookies:
|Cookie Name||Description||Cookie Category||Website Name||Expiry|
|_ga||It is used for visitor tracking. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.||Third Party Performance (Google Analytics)||.mytcscareer.com||Persistent (2 years)|
|_gid||This cookie is used to store “Session ID” and to group the entire session’s activity together for each user.||Third Party Performance (Google Analytics)||.mytcscareer.com||Session|
|_gat||This cookie is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.||Third Party Performance (Google Analytics)||.mytcscareer.com||Session|
|_fbp||This cookie will help deliver our advertising to people who have already visited our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.||Third Party Performance (Facebook)||.mytcscareer.com||Session|
|fr||This cookie will help deliver our advertising to people who have already visited our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.||Third Party Performance (Facebook)||.facebook.com||2 months|
|IDE||One of the main advertising cookies on non-Google sites. Is stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net.||Third Party Performance (Google Analytics)||.doubleclick.net||1 year|
|_privy_D6897C231CF76A22653BE064||It is help provide additional functionality to the Services and help to analyze the Services usage more accurately.||Third Party Performance (Privy)||.mytcscareer.com||1 year|
|__stid||The “__unam” cookie is set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors “click-stream” activity, e.g. web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page etc. The ShareThis service only personally identifies you if you have separately signed up with ShareThis for a ShareThis account and given them your consent.||Third Party Performance (Carerix)||.sharethis.com||1 year|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.||Strictly Necessary||www.mytcscareer.com||Session|
How to Control Cookies
You can set your browser:
- To allow all cookies
- To allow only ‘trusted’ sites to send them
- To accept only those cookies from websites you are currently using.
We recommend not to block all cookies because TCS.com website uses them to work properly.
Please read below points to find out how to manage cookies in the major browsers.
Click on the “Menu” tab in the upper-right corner and then click on “Settings”.
To block cookies:
Settings → Click on “Advanced” to expand → Under Privacy and Security, Click on “Content Settings” → Click on “Cookies” → To block cookies, Click on toggle button next to this line “Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended)“ → This will block the cookies.
To check cookies:
Settings → Click on “Advanced” to expand → Under Privacy and Security → Click on “Content Settings” → Click on “Cookies” → See all cookies and site data → Click on the website and check the cookies used in that particular site.
Click on the Menu tab in the upper-right corner → Click on Options → In the left side navigation, Click on Privacy and Security → Under History, Select “Use Custom setting for history” from the Drop down → Click on Show Cookies Buttons → Select the file which you want to remove and then click on remove selected button.
Open Internet Explorer → Click on Tools menu in the upper-right corner → Click on Internet Options → This will open a window with many tab → Click on Privacy tab → Under Settings, move the slider to the top to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow all cookies → Then click Apply.
Open Safari → Click on Preferences from Safari menu → Go to Privacy tab → Click on “Remove all Website data” to remove all the stored data → Click Remove now button from the pop-up → Click on Details button under “Remove all Website data” → Select the sites you want to remove the data → Click Remove → Click Done.
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.