Cookies are small text files that are placed in the memory of your browser or device when you visit a website and allow that website to recognize your browser or device. Each cookie is unique to your web browser and contains some anonymous information, typically the name of the domain the cookie has come from, the “lifetime” of the cookie and a value (usually in the form of a randomly generated unique number).


There are a number of different cookies:

Cookie Session cookies Description Temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your web browser for the duration of your visit only and are deleted when you close the browser.
Cookie Persistent cookies Description Remain in the cookie file of your web browser even after the browser has been closed, sometimes for a year or more, although the exact length of time will depend on the lifetime of the cookie.

Persistent cookies are used when the website operator needs to know your device for more than one browsing session (for example, to remember your username or website customization preferences).
Cookie First-party cookies Description Cookies planted in your browser and/or hard drive by the actual website you are visiting. First-party cookies assign your device a unique identity so they can track your device’s journey through the website.

Website operators often use first-party cookies for session management and recognition purposes.
Cookie Third-party cookies Description Cookies used by third parties, such as social networks, to track visits to websites on which they advertise. The website operator does not have control over these third-party cookies.

On this website, Parexel uses the necessary cookies described in the table below in order to improve the user experience for website visitors:

Cookie pxlCookieConsent Description Stores your cookie consent session for our site. It contains no information other than whether you have opted in or out for each cookie level. Duration Session Type Necessary
Cookie wordpress_test_cookie Description Tests that the browser accepts cookies.

WordPress also sets wordpress_test_cookie cookie to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide appropriate user experience to the users. This cookie is used on the front-end, even if you are not logged in.
Duration Session Type Necessary

You may be able to decline the use of necessary cookies through your own web browser at any time. If you remove or decline the use of cookies on this website, this may result in difficulties navigating around the website, and some features of the website may become unavailable. In addition, disabling a cookie or category of cookie will not delete an existing cookie from your browser; this will need to be done separately from within your own browser. Please refer to your internet browser’s “Help” function for further information.

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