How we use Cookies

Our website (including our mobile site) uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. Our website uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies enable you to move from page to page within our website and any information you enter to be remembered. A session cookie is deleted when you close your browser or after a short time. Persistent cookies allow our website to remember your preferences and settings when you visit our website in the future. Persistent cookies expire after a set period of time. Cookies are used in the following ways on our website:

  • online application system– we use session cookies on our online application system to assist in the navigation around the site. Please see our privacy policy and online application system cookies policy for more information
  • contact us– we use a session cookie on our contact us page to allow you to contact us via our website.
  • mobile site– we use persistent cookies and session cookies on our mobile site to enable the site to work effectively and to remember your preferences and settings.
  • email subscriptions service– session cookies are used in our email subscriptions service to track recipients’ interaction with our email updates and to facilitate our online subscriptions manager website. For further information, please see our email updates cookies policy.

The use of cookies in these ways is to improve the functionality of our website and your experience when using it. Cookies can be disabled by changing the settings on your browser. If you do decide to disable cookies, you may not be able to access some areas of our website.

By continuing to use our website without changing your settings, you consent to our use of cookies as described above.

Read our Privacy policy.


Email updates cookies policy

Cookies and tracking

Email updates

We can use cookie and tracking technology in some of our email updates to see whether emails are opened, replied to or forwarded and whether links are followed. Cookie and tracking technology may be used in the following ways:

  • tracking gif – each email contains a tiny unique graphic that tracks whether the email is opened. The graphic does not contain any personal information;
  • cookie tracking – links within our email updates are unique to the recipient. When a link is clicked on, a session cookie will record the recipient’s visit to the destination page. The session cookie will be deleted when the recipient closes their browser or leaves the destination page.

The use of cookie and tracking technology helps us to improve the services we offer. You can unsubscribe from our email updates or disable tracking (where relevant) at any time either by using the link provided at the bottom of the email or by contacting

Read our Privacy policy.

Online application system cookies policy


When you access the online application system a session cookie (small text file) will be placed on your computer. This cookie assists in the online process and will be deleted when you close your browser. Cookies can be disabled by changing the settings on your browser, but you may not be able to access the online application system if you do so. Should you choose to disable cookies, please write to if you would like to apply for a position at ILS.

Read our Privacy policy.