Cookie Notice

This is the cookie notice of Permira Holdings Limited ("Permira", "we", "our", "us") for and (each, a "site" and together, the "sites"). We respect your concerns about privacy. This notice explains what cookies are and the types we use on the sites and other websites or applications that may link to this notice.For more information on how we collect, use and share your personal information, please refer to our general privacy notice, which is available on each of the sites.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise your device and target the content displayed to your interests.

Why do we use cookies on the sites?

We want to ensure that you enjoy browsing the sites. In order to enhance your experience, we may place cookies onto your device.

We use cookies (including HTTP, HTML5 and Flash cookies) and similar technologies (such as web beacons and JavaScript) to: (i) customize and improve your experience of the sites (ii) deliver content tailored to your interests and the manner in which you browse sites; and (iii) manage the sites and other aspects of our business.

What types of cookies do we use on the sites?

Cookie Type Description Purpose(s)
Strictly Necessary Cookies These cookies are necessary for the sites to work, and enable you to move around the sites and use the services and features. Strictly necessary cookies are used to collect session identification and authentication data. They are session cookies, which expire when you close your browser session. For example, ASP.NET_SessionID is a cookie that contains the user session identifier which expires at the end of every session. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
  • Managing the sites
  • Security purposes
  • Authentication
  • Identifying your log-ins
Functional Cookies Functional cookies allow the sites to help maintain your session and remember the choices you made in order to provide functionality for your benefit. Functional cookies are used to collect information about your language preferences and other preferences indicated during your visit. For example, functional session cookies allow the sites to remember settings specific to you (such as, your country selection) which ultimately improves your web experience. Functional cookies also include persistent cookies which are used to remember your preferences when you subsequently visit. Functional persistent cookies expire after seven days.
  • Maintaining your session
  • Remembering your choices
  • Personalisation of the sites
Analytic Cookies

Analytic cookies are used to gather statistics about your use of the sites in order to improve the performance and design of our services. For these purposes, Analytic cookies collect information about your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain, other system settings, IP address, referring URLs, information on actions taken on the sites and the dates and times of your visits, as well as the country and time zone in which your device is located. These cookies are provided by our third-party analytics tool provider (Google Analytics) and the information obtained through these cookies will be disclosed to, or collected directly by, this third-party service provider. For more information about Google Analytics’ cookie and information practices (including the types of cookies used and their expiration date), please visit the link below:

    Gather statistics on site usage
  • Improve the sites performance and design
  • Analyse information regarding site usage
Third Party Cookies We partner with third parties to provide you with additional features (in particular Vimeo and Lead Forensics). By using the sites or engaging with third-party plugins and widgets, such third parties may place session or persistent cookies, or similar technologies, on your device. These technologies may provide the third parties information about your visit so that they can present you with advertisements for products and services which may be of interest to you. This helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. The use of these cookies is subject to the third party’s own cookie policies, linked below:  

What specific cookies do we use on the sites?

Cookie name Expiration time Type Description
cookiesDirective 1 year Functional (First party) This cookie is used to record cookie acceptance and supress message after accepting cookie use.
_ga (Google Analytics) 2 years Analytic (First party) This cookie is used to make advertising more engaging to users and more valuable to publishers and advertisers. Some common applications of this are to select advertising based on what’s relevant to a user; to improve reporting on campaign performance and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen.
gat (Google Analytics) 1 minute Analytic (First party) These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
gid (Google Analytics) 24 hours Analytic (First party)
vuid (Vimeo) 2 years Third party The embedded Vimeo player uses these cookies to check if certain features or preferences have been selected by the user.
player (Vimeo) 1 year Third party
_Ifuuid Persistent 10 years Functional (First party) The _Ifluuid cookie allows a website to track visitor behaviour on the sites. Tracking is performed anonymously until a user identifies himself by submitting a form.
lang Session Third party This cookie stores language preferences to present LinkedIn advertising content in the correct language for the user.
AnalyticsSyncHistory 30 days Third party These cookies allow LinkedIn share button functionality, user tracking and give each user a browser identifier to uniquely identify devices accessing LinkedIn preventing against potential security abuse.
lidc 24 hours Third party
UserMatchHistory 30 days Third party
bcookie 2 years Third party

Strictly necessary cookies. Strictly necessary cookies are required in order to ensure the proper functioning of the sites. We do not obtain your consent.

Functional cookies, analytic cookies, third party cookies. We request your consent before placing them on your device. You can give your consent by clicking on the appropriate button on the banner displayed to you – or, alternatively, by continuing to use the sites. If you do not wish to give consent or wish to withdraw your consent to any cookies (other than strictly necessary cookies), you will need to delete, and block or disable cookies via your device settings; see below for more information on how to do this. Please note that disabling these cookies will affect the functionality of the sites and may prevent you from being able to access certain features on the sites.

How do you change your preferences for functional cookies, analytic cookies and third party cookies?

The "Help" menu in the toolbar of most web browsers will tell you how to change your cookie settings, including how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Below is some guidance about how to make these changes.

Internet Explorer

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer and you wish to block our site cookies, you can perform the following actions:

  1. On your browser tools menu, select 'Internet Options'
  2. Click on the 'Privacy' tab and then on the 'Sites' button
  3. Type into the 'Address of website' field: or
  4. Click on the 'Block' button
  5. Click on the OK button

Other browsers

Guidance on how to block website cookies on other browsers can be found below:

  • Firefox cookie management
  • Chrome cookie management
  • Safari cookie management


Last updated: 7th July 2021