Cookie Statement

Effective Date: February 28, 2022

This Cookie Statement was last updated on 21 February 2022 and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the European Economic Area.

1. Introduction

AECOM (“AECOM,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) use cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”) on this website ( to improve the overall visitor experience including functional and operational purposes. Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2. What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We’d also like to set analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. These will be set only if you accept.

Type of Cookies Description
Necessary Cookies Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.
Functional Cookies Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.
Analytics Cookies We’d like to set Google Analytics cookies to help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.

For more information on how these cookies work please see the table below explains the cookies we use and why.

3. What are scripts?

A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

4. What are web beacons?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

Web beacons can be embedded in web pages, videos, or emails, and can allow a web server to read certain types of information from your browser, check whether you have viewed a particular web page or email message, and determine, among other things, the time and date on which you viewed the Web beacon, the IP address of your computer, and the URL of the web page from which the Web beacon was viewed.

5. Our use of Cookies

Cookie Name Purpose
Strictly Necessary Cookies
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Strictly Necessary cookies are essential to providing the virtual consultation websites and services to you and cannot be turned off. They provide necessary security settings, for example we may place bot detection cookies (such as “_cf_bm” and cookies for CAPTCHA), and a load balancing cookie (_cflb) on the computers of visitors to our Websites and of our End Users. Cloudflare do this in order to identify malicious visitors to our websites, to assist with web-traffic filtration, and to reduce the chance of blocking legitimate users. You can learn more about these cookies here.
Functional Cookies
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These cookies are being used to remember a user’s choice about cookie consent. This cookie tells us whether the user has previously given consent, and store cookie consent preferences. These cookies will expire after 30 days. This data is not shared with third parties.
Functional Cookie
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Our website uses cookies to identify the visitor’s current language and the last visited language. This cookie lasts for 24 hours and this data is not shared with third parties.
Analytics Cookie
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These cookies are being used to collect information about how visitors use our website using Google Analytics. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data.

6. Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Save preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Statement. 

You are free to change your cookies preferences anytime via the toggle switches below. You can also disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

7. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.