Cookies Policy


Last Updated: February 2024

When you visit our website, we use cookies, which are small files of letter and numbers which sits on your device or browser and assists with information flow and functionality.

This Cookie Policy Statement explains how Compass Group PLC (“Compass”, "we", "us", and "ours") use cookies and similar technologies when you visit our website ( ("Website").  It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

If you have any queries in relation to data protection, please email us at [email protected].

Your privacy is important to us and we want to be transparent about the types of cookies used by this Website as set out below:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are needed to operate our Website and are sometimes also called essential cookies. These cookies are always enabled to ensure the proper function of our website. You can switch off these cookies in your browser settings, but you may then not be able to access all or parts of our website.  
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These are cookies which allow us to recognise and understand how visitors navigate our Website when they are using it. This assists us with improving our Website and its functionality.  
  • Functionality cookies. These are cookies which allow us to remember you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website more relevant to your interests.
Cookie Name or ID Type Purpose Cookie Expiry Date
OneTrust LLC
Strictly Necessary Enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the user’s browser, when consent is not given. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. 5 months
_ga_xxxxxxxxxx, Analytical  To generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the Website 1 year
Google Inc

Distinguishes unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a website and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. 

2 years
Issuu Inc

Digital Publishing Platform

Up to 1 year

The Linux Foundation
Functional This is a CloudFoundry cookie 0 days
Functional These cookies are associated with Microsoft’s Power BI application

Up to 1 year

EuroLand AB
Functional This is an anti-forgery cookie designed to stop unauthorised posting of content. It holds no information about the user and is destroyed on closing the browser. 0 days
YouTube Inc
Targeting Collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. Up to 1 year
LinkedIn Inc

Acts as a third party host for content sharing via a content sharing button.

Although such buttons add functionality to our website, cookies are set regardless of whether the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.

Up to 1 year

Market and Audience Segmentation, Targeted advertising services

Up to 1 year


It is for the search engine Bing.

Up to 1 year

Google Inc
Targeting This domain is owned by Google Inc. 

16 years

Managing your cookies

Most web browsers allow some user control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

You can choose which analytical, functionality and targeting cookies we can set by clicking on the button(s) on the cookie banner:

  • Strictly necessary cookies    ALWAYS ACTIVE
  • Functionality cookies    OFF
  • Other cookies    OFF

You can also choose to "Reject All" cookies in the cookie banner.

However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at [email protected].