Apex wants to ensure that your visit to our website (the “Website”) is smooth, reliable and as useful to you as possible. Subject to your consent where required by applicable law, we use cookies and similar technologies (“cookies”) to help us improve the use and functionality of the Website and to better understand how visitors use the Website and the tools and services offered on it.

What are Cookies?  

Cookies are small data files that are stored in your web browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone (each a “Device”) when you visit a website. Cookies serve a number of purposes like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, interests or log in details, and generally improving your experience.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you do not want to allow cookies or only allow the use of certain types of cookies, please refer to your browser settings, which should allow you to accept or deny. 

You can also use the browser settings to withdraw your consent to the use of cookies at any time or delete cookies that have already been set on your Device.  

Why do we use Cookies?  

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To customise your visit and to 
  • To improve our Website
  • To save a visitor’s recent searches to save them time when revisiting our Website.
  • To analyse and compile collected data to build a profile about visitors

Apex does not collect personally identifiable information through website cookies.

Information on Cookies we use

Source of Cookies:

First-party Cookies
First-party cookies are set by the website you are visiting and they can only be read by that site. 

Third-party Cookies
Third-party cookies are set by other organisations that we use for different services. For example, Google Analytics Cookies provides anonymous statistical information for us

How long Cookies last:

Session Cookies
These cookies are added when a visitor starts to browse our Website or interacts with a specific feature and are deleted when the browser is closed.

Persistent Cookies
These cookies are added when a visitor starts to browse our Website or interact with a specific feature but may remain stored on your Device until a certain termination date is reached (in terms of minutes, days or years from the creation/update of the cookie). 

Cookie Types:

Necessary Cookies
These are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website. Without these cookies, our Website would not work properly. 

Performance Cookies
These collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. [These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.] We use these cookies to test different designs and features for our Website

Functional Cookies
These allow the Website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features

Targeting Cookies
These are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. 

Flash Cookies
These cookies are added when a browser displays a Flash application.

Cookies set by our commercial Service providers:

Google Analytics

This service tracks and reports on website traffic. It sets the following cookies:

  •  _gat
  • _ga
  • _gid



This is a video stream service. Some pages on our site contain an embedded Vimeo player and this player sets the following cookies: 


  • __utmb
  • __utmt_player
  • __utmz
  • player
  • vuid


This service offers marketing automation and analytics. It sets the following cookies to track visitor behaviour and website interactions:

  • _hssc
  • _hssrc
  • _hstc
  • hubspotutk
  • messagesUtk

LinkedIn Insights

This service provides insights about website visitors for campaign reporting. It sets the following cookies:

  • _lipt
  • UserMatchHistory
  • lidc
  • bcookie
  • li_oatml

Meta (Facebook)

This service is used for advertising and analytics. Pages with Facebook integrations may set the following cookies:

  • _fbp
  • fr
  • datr
  • sb
  • wd
  • xs

X (Twitter)

This is a social networking service. Occasionally we will embed tweets in pages and when this is done X (Twitter) sets the following cookies:

  • guest_id
  • personalization_id


Managing and Disabling Cookies

For instructions on blocking and deleting cookies, see the privacy and help documentation of your specific browser’s website. If you use more Devices and/or browsers you will need to disable cookies on each Device and on each browser separately. Here are the locations of the cookie settings for all major web browsers:

  • Internet Explorer – Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab.
  • Mozilla Firefox – Tools > Options > Privacy menu.
  • Safari Users – Edit > Preferences > Privacy menu.
  • Chrome Users – Settings > Content Settings > Privacy > Cookies.

If you limit the ability of our websites to set cookies, this may prevent you from using certain features of our Website properly and your user experience – which will no longer be personalised for you – may deteriorate.

Where can you get more information about Cookies?

You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following information websites: