Cookie Policy

Thank you for visiting (“Site”). This cookie notice applies to the Website, any third-party website (e.g. Instagram and Facebook), and applications accessed or used through such websites or platforms which are operated by or on behalf of FirstHR (“FirstHR Site”).

By using a FirstHR Site, you are consenting to our use of cookies and other tracking technology in accordance with this notice. If you do not agree to our use of cookies and other tracking technology in this way, you should set your browser settings accordingly or not use the FirstHR Site. If you disable the cookies that we use, this may impact your user experience while on the FirstHR Site.

When using a mobile device to connect to the internet, you should also refer to the privacy notice of the specific App you are using to understand its specific data collection practices.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable us to recognize your browser and help us to track visitors to our Sites, thus enabling us to better understand the products and services that will be most suitable to you.

Cookies can make a visit to a website more personal, such as by:

  • Showing relevant navigation settings
  • Remembering visitor preferences
  • Improving the overall user experience
  • Limiting the number of advertisements shown

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you wish, you can change these browser settings by accepting, rejecting, and deleting Cookies. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new Cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new Cookie, or how to disable Cookies altogether. If you choose to change these settings, you may find that certain functions and features will not work as intended.

Third-Party Cookies

When you visit certain sections of our FirstHR Sites, third parties may place cookies on your computer’s browser and/or make use of web beacons to collect information. This information may include your use of the website or mobile application, device and browser information, and ad data. The information generated by the cookies and web beacons about your use of the website is transmitted to those third parties. You should review the privacy and cookie policies of these services to find out how these third parties use cookies.

What cookies do we use?

FirstHR uses essential first-party cookies to provide the functionality of the Sites and to recognize you across different services and devices, and third-party cookies for analytics and content-sharing.

Cookies we use include:

1. Essential Cookies

Essential cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. Essential cookies include the following types of cookies:

  • Session cookies to remember your activities on the Sites. For example, they keep you logged in to your account as you browse the Sites;
  • User input cookies to keep track of the user’s input when filling online forms, shopping carts, etc., for the duration of a session, or persistent cookies limited to the duration of an operation such as purchase or trial;
  • User identification persistent cookies, to identify the user who visited the website for the first time;
  • Authentication cookies, to identify the user once he has logged in, for the duration of a session;
  • User interface customization cookies such as time zone and shopping cart status info, for the duration of a session (or slightly longer).

2. Analytics Cookies

  • First-party analytics and customization cookies that track user activity in their browsers, allowing website owners to better grasp how their site is being used;
  • Google Analytics (Google LLC, US) cookies to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. These cookies allow us to track and analyze data traffic and are used to track the behavior of the user, to improve the user experience.

3. Social Media Cookies

  • Social plug-in content sharing cookies, for logged-in members of a social network.

The use of cookies by FirstHR

FirstHR uses Cookies to enable us to improve our service to you and to provide certain features that you may find useful. This may include Cookies of media and advertising partners that are being placed on your machine when visiting our Sites. The collection of data through cookies may be in addition to other information you have provided about yourself or in addition to other information collected for purposes stated in the FirstHR Privacy Policy. The cookies we use do not detect any information stored on your computers.

Cookie Lifespan

Cookies can last on a user’s browser till the time it is set to expire and typically last from seconds to years. The cookie expiration or cookie duration is generally set by the domain or third party that drops the cookies. There are 2 types of cookies that may be deployed: Sessions cookies and persistent cookies.

Session cookies

These cookies are temporary and expire once you close your browser (or once your session ends).

Persistent cookies

This category encompasses all cookies that remain on your hard drive until you erase them or your browser does, depending on the cookie’s expiration date. All persistent cookies have an expiration date written into their code, but their duration can vary. They are used to remember a user and their preferences on a website.

Manage my cookies

You can opt out of our use of cookies by deleting your growing history on your device, this action will remove all cookies from all websites you have visited or you can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from websites you visit.

For more detailed control over cookies, check the privacy and cookie settings in your preferred browser; be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (e.g. saved login details and site preferences).

You can manage cookies and similar technologies on the Sites by clicking the button “Manage your cookies” and making a choice.

When you withdraw your consent, already set cookies are no longer useful, but cannot be removed on third-party domains. If you have accepted third-party cookies and subsequently wish to remove them, after making your choice using the option “Manage your cookies”, you must do so from your own browser or through the system enabled by third parties for such purpose.

Please note that essential cookies are always active and cannot be deselected. Essential cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functionality of the Sites and related Services. The Sites cannot function properly without these cookies, so they should not be disabled.

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about how we process your data, please contact us at