ePA Cookie Notice

Last Revised: December 2023

This Cookie Notice describes the types of cookies and similar technologies that may be used by Willis Towers Watson on ePA.

Cookies are small text files sent by websites to your computer or other device that can be used to make a user’s experience more efficient.

We only use essential cookies to enable ePA to function properly and to ensure you get the best experience whilst using ePA.

Essential cookies

We may store information using cookies which we can access when you visit our site in future. The cookies listed below are essential to the functionality of the site. You can access them through some types of browser.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
Cookie Name: csrftoken Cookie Description: This cookie helps to provide additional protection against Cross Site Request Forgeries.
Cookie Name: epa_sessid Cookie Description: This cookie is used to help manage your sessions. Session cookies allow users to be recognised within a website so any page changes, item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page.
Cookie Name: sessionid Cookie Description: This cookie is also used to help manage your sessions within ePA.
Cookie Name: epav2 & epa_towerswatsoncda Cookie Description: These cookies are used to ensure that relevant data is returned and presented to you when browsing the Site.
Cookie Name: scheme Cookie Description: A scheme identifier, used in the configuration of ePA.
Cookie Name: bgroup Cookie Description: This is also used as an identifier to configure the Site, and relates to the scheme’s business or organisation.
Cookie Name: OMCtrack Cookie Description: Oracle Management Cloud Tracker – used to monitor performance and security of the ePA Site.
Cookie Name: anoncsrf Cookie Description: This is a security cookie used to help prevent attacks such as Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF).
Cookie Name: captcha_required & nonce & brp_captcha_required Cookie Description: These cookies are used to determine when a CAPTCHA challenge should be shown on forms to verify user interactions.
Cookie Name: lbcookie Cookie Description: This cookie is used in managing server load distribution to optimize website performance.

Third party cookies

Please note that third parties (including, for example, providers of external services like financial modelling tools) may also use cookies which are essential to the functionality of their services, but over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies such as:

Cookie Name Cookie Description
Cookie Name: _ga Cookie Description: This Google Analytics cookie may be used by third parties where financial modelling tools are offered. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. This helps us measure how many people use the tools.
Cookie Name: _gat Cookie Description: Used by Google Analytics to manage the request rate and may be used where third party financial modelling tools are offered. This cookie limits the collection of data on high traffic sites.
Cookie Name: _gid Cookie Description: This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics to store and update a unique value for each page visited. This may be used where third party financial modelling tools are offered.

For more information about Google Analytics cookies please click here: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/.

The ePA website has no direct control over third party cookies. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

How do I manage cookies?

You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies. You can control the way in which cookies are used by altering your browser settings. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to reject cookies. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen.

To find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers see the following links:

Please note, however, that deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies will prevent your access to certain areas and features of ePA.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org, www.allaboutcookies.org, or www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Changes to our Cookie Notice

We may change this Cookie Notice from time to time. Please take a look at the “Last Revised” legend at the top of this page to see when this Cookie Notice was last revised. If we make significant changes to this Cookie Notice, we will notify you of changes when you next visit any of our Sites.

Contacts and comments

If you have any questions or comments regarding this privacy notice, please contact us at the following e-mail address: TAS.Customer.Services@willistowerswatson.com or in writing to:
Customer Services, Willis Towers Watson, PO Box 729, Redhill, Surrey RH1 9FG.