What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files which are downloaded onto the hard drive of your computer, smart phone, or any other mobile device you use to access a website. Cookies store information about your device’s operating system, browsing behaviour, connection type, and IP address.
What type of cookies do we use?
Cookies perform many different roles. The cookies used on this website (and the purposes for which they are used) are explained below:
|Functionality – Signature Private Finance||Wpfront-notification-bar-landingpage||Allows us to customise your browsing experience by recognising your device when you return to our website|
Third party cookies
|Statistics – Google Analytics||_ga||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website|
|Statistics – Google Analytics||_gat||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate|
|Statistics – Google Analytics||_gid||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website|
|Marketing – Google Analytics||Collect||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels|
|Marketing – YouTube||PREF||Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites|
When do cookies expire?
Cookies can remain on your computer for different periods of time. Some cookies are ‘session cookies’, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are ‘permanent cookies’, meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by websites to recognise your computer when you open your browser and browse the internet again.
How do I block cookies?
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org
Opt-Out of Third Party Cookies
Where a cookie is provided by a third party, you may be able to use the third party’s own tools to block their cookies. We use Google Analytics to analyse user behaviour on our website. You can opt-out of Google Analytics cookies