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Introduction

This page sets out the cookie policy of BAE Systems plc (“We”, “Us” and “Our”) and explains how We use cookies on Our website. By using Our website (www.baesystems.com – the “Website”), You acknowledge Your acceptance of the provisions in Our cookie policy. We may amend Our cookie policy at any time and all changes will be made on this page. The changes will take effect once they have been posted on the Website. Therefore, You should review these terms on a regular basis. By continuing to use the Website after the posting of such changes, You will be deemed to have accepted those changes.

 

How We Use Cookies

We may collect information about Your computer, including Your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration purposes. This is statistical data about Our users' browsing actions and patterns and does not identify You as an individual. If You agree, We may obtain information about Your general internet usage by using a cookie file. The Website uses cookies to distinguish You from other users of the Website. This helps Us to deliver a better and more personalised service to You when You browse the Website and also allows Us to improve the Website.

 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers, which are transferred to Your computer's hard drive or mobile device when You visit the Website. The cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognises that cookie. For further information about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

Types of Cookies Used on the Website

The cookies We use are analytical cookies that are split between performance cookies and functionality cookies.

Performance cookies collect information about how You use the Website.

 

They allow Us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the Website and allows Us to see how visitors move around the Website when they are using it. This helps Us to improve the way the Website works, for example, by ensuring that You find what You are looking for more easily. These cookies do not collect information about Your identity. The information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve the performance of the Website. By using the Website You agree that We can place these types of cookie on Your device.

 

Functionality cookies allow the website to remember the choices You make (such as Your user name, language, or the region You are in) and provide enhanced features. These cookies are also used to remember changes You have made to text size, font and other parts of the web pages that You can customise. They may also be used to provide services You have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.

 

The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised and they do not gather information about You that could be used for advertising or remembering where You have been on the internet. By using the Website You agree that We can place these types of cookie on Your device. You can find more information about the individual cookies We use and the reasons why We use them in the table below.

 

Cookie

Description

Purpose

More Information

JSESSIONID Stores the user’s session id for the Content Management System The cookie allows Us to identify You as a visitor to the Website This cookie is destroyed when You close Your browser
AWSELB This cookie is needed for website loads Helps ensure that the website loads efficiently by distributing visits across multiple web servers. The cookie does not contain any personal information and only lasts for the duration of your visit, being deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

regionFromId

Stores the region currently viewed by You

The cookie allows Us to display the relevant regional pages based on the region You selected

Only created if You select a different region

BAEcookieconfig A message will appear on top of the users web page to notify user of the cookies used This cookie allows us to determine if a user has accepted the cookie for the website. The message will remain on the top of the page until cookies have been accepted. Once accepted, this will enable Google Tracking.
_ga Google Analytics cookie These cookies allow us to count user visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the site performance using Google Analytic services. http://www.google.com
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_dc_gtm_UA- Google tag manager cookie This cookie allow us to track events and analytics on the website These cookies allow Us to record visitor trends over time. Google Analytics uses a cookie to help track which pages are accessed.
_gat_UA- Google Analytics cookie These cookies allow us to count user visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the site performance using Google Analytic services. http://www.google.com
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addThis Social sharing cookie This cookie allow us to share information with Social networking site The social networking buttons are enabled once user has accepted cookies.
_atuvc Is used by addThis cookie This cookie allow us to share information with Social networking site. It is read by addThis social networking buttons and ensures that user sees the updated count when a page is shared. No data is sent back to addThis cookie.
_atuvs Is used by addThis cookie This cookie allow us to share information with Social networking site. It is read by addThis social networking buttons and ensures that user sees the updated count when a page is shared. No data is sent back to addThis cookie.
_mkto_trk Marketo cookies enable us to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our Site are visited and by how many people, and also to recognize a return visitor as a unique user. This cookie may contain information (such as a unique user ID) that is used to track your usage of our Site The cookies placed by Marketo are readable only by Marketo.
assetdownload This is placed in the users computer to refrain users from repeition of filling in forms for download. This cookie is used for the Marketo cookie and stores information entered into the form. The information is stored for 90 days unless the cookies are cleared.

 

Brower Settings

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on Your browser that allows You to block the setting of all or some cookies. However, if You decide to block cookies on Your browser, You may be unable to access all or parts of the Website. Unless You have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, Our system will issue cookies as soon as You visit the Website.

 

Most of Our cookies will expire at the end of the browser session. However, if Your browser is not closed for any reason, all Our cookies will expire after 2 years.

 

Contacts

If You want to contact Us with any questions, comments or complaints about how We collect, use or retain cookies, please contact Us at: Data Protection Contact, BAE Systems plc, Legal Department, Warwick House, Farnborough Aerospace Centre, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6YU, United Kingdom or external.dataprotection@baesystems.com.

 

This cookie statement is dated September 2015.

 

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