Cookies notice

Cookies Notice

Last updated: 04.11.2019

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

  1. We use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our services. This helps us improve our services and provides you with a better experience.
  2. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device's hard drive.
  3. Cookies can be stored for varying lengths of time. Session cookies are deleted from your device when you close your web browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date.
  4. We might use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our services. This includes, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website or App.  Because these cookies are strictly necessary, we do not need to ask for your consent to use them.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our services when they are using them. This helps us to improve our services, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to use our services. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region, or information you have already completed on a loan application form).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our services, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our advertising more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

  1. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Essential Cookies

These cookies will be automatically deployed onto your device when you use the Website or App.

Cookie Name

Purpose of Cookie and Information Collected

Cookie Duration

Cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary

Determines whether the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box.

1 day

Cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary

Determines whether the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box.

1 day

rc::c

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots

Session

Non-Essential Cookies

These cookies will be offered to you when you use our services – you may accept or decline them depending on whether you are happy for them to be deployed onto your device or not.

Cookie Name

Purpose of Cookie and Information Collected

Cookie Duration

_ga

This is a cookie used by Google Analytics to distinguish users

2 years

_gid

This is a cookie used by Google Analytics used to distinguish users

24 hours

_gat

This is a cookie used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

1 minute

  1. Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.
  2. You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Please note that 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.
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