About this Policy
This Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. It includes details of the types of Cookies we set, the information we collect when using them and how that information is used.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are stored on your browser when you visit a website. They can often serve crucial functions and help us to keep our website secure and to function properly which helps us to provide you with a better experience. They can also help us to analyse how the website performs, what works and where we can make improvements.
We use Analytics cookies. These are used to understand how the website performs, how you interact with it, and helps us to provide you with a better, faster and improved experience. These are noted as Analytics cookies in the preference options and you can update your consent for these preferences at any time by clicking on ‘Manage Settings’
Social Media and External Links – where you access us via external links or social media platforms, we also have no control over those websites and the cookies they set, so please bear in mind that you should set your preferences in line with their own policies and cookie controls separately.
Client and Advisor Log In Links – where you use the home page to log in as a pre-registered client, you are redirected to the Log In domain of Standard Life. We do not control or manage the cookies or privacy on those domains so please remember to review the privacy and cookie settings of those sites before proceeding.
How to Manage Cookies – When you visit our site you will be asked if you want to accept or manage cookies. No matter what cookie control is in place, or if you simply change your mind you can also adjust your own browser to delete or block cookies from any site you visit. To learn more about how to manage your browser cookie settings please see www.allaboutcookies.org
What cookies do we set?
We use Analytics cookies to help us to understand how the number of visitors to our website and how they interact with it, for example which pages are visited and for how long. These help us to continually improve our website and services. The data is reported anonymously without any personal data included.
Below is a list of the cookies set by our website:
|_ga||This cookie is a google analytics cookie. It is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Persistent Third 2 Years||Persistent||Third||2 Years|
|_gat||This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.||Session||Third||1 Minute|
|_gid||This cookie is a google analytics cookie. It is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.||Persistent||Third||1 Day|
This policy was last updated on 19th January 2021.