Cookie Notice

This is the cookie notice of Permira Holdings Limited ("Permira", "we", "our", "us") for www.permira.com and www.permiracredit.com (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?

Below is a list of the cookies that we use (or would like to use) on the sites. As explained further below, you can indicate your acceptance of all cookies or, alternatively, indicate your acceptance of a selection of cookies that we can use on the sites (although some cookies are not optional, as explained further below). Please note that, depending on your selection, you may not be able to take full advantage of the sites. Please also understand that a cookie will be placed on your device to allow us to remember the selection you make.

Cookie TypeDescriptionPurpose(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.

Vimeo

Lead Forensics

LinkedInz

  • 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:

Google Analytics

  • 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:

Vimeo

Lead Forensics

LinkedIn



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


Do you obtain my consent?

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:
  4. www.permira.com or www.permiracredit.com
  5. Click on the 'Block' button
  6. 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.