Cookie policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site to help improve the user experience.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Cookie Type Name Purpose
Google analytics __utma
These cookies are used to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance to help us improve user experience.
These are essential site cookies, used by the Google reCAPTCHA system. These cookies use a unique identifier for tracking purposes.
Google tag manager _sm_au_d Targeting/advertising.
Personalisation visitorLoc Stores location information to allow us to customise the site to your region or location.
AddThis social sharing bt2
This provides statistics on sharing trends, and the top content segments shared so we can understand how users share their content.
Sitefinty CMS (website software) ASPSESSIONID Contains information about the browser session and enables visitors to log into the website.
sf_timezoneoffset This cookie is stored only for logged in users and provides information on time zone.
sf-trckngckie Logs the page visit.
LinkedIn Lidc
Used to provide in-depth campaign reporting and insights about website visitors and for conversion optimisation of ads.
Facebook pixel This cookie is placed by Facebook. It enables us to measure, optimise and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on Facebook.
Visual Website Optimizer _vwo_uuid_v2 Used to track visitor movements anonymously.

Where your selected browser settings permit, when you visit this site and other Fugro sites, persistent cookies are placed onto your computer. These log data about your visit to Fugro's websites based on your device's IP address.

Persistent cookies

  • Collect information about how visitors use our website(s), allowing us to enhance the performance of our websites by analysing such information (e.g., to maintain a consistent look and feel for the visitor) and
  • Increase the website’s functionality and make it more personal to you by allowing us to remember your previous choices and to provide any enhanced features detailed in the cookie-specific user notice.

The information they collect is not used to send you targeted advertising, identify who you are or remember where you’ve been on the internet (with the exception of logging visits to other Fugro sites). You agree that your attention was drawn specifically to this section of our website terms of use and to any explicit privacy notice given to you, and that you consent to our use of these cookies for these purposes.

How do I change my cookie settings?

You can disable or remove cookies from your computer by using your browser settings. Remember, deleting your cookies or accessing our website from a different browser or device will effectively ignore your existing preferences for using our website. In a few cases, blocking cookies may reduce the functionality of some websites or prevent access to them altogether.

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Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

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