1 – An Explanation of Cookies
a) A “cookie” is a small piece of information that is stored on your device (such as your computer) and which records the way that you use a website so that, when you revisit that website, it allows us to present tailored options based on the information that has been collected from your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for providing you with tailored advertising and marketing;
b) Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your device or system. You have a choice about what cookies you accept and if you want to change your preferences at any time you can adjust the browser settings on your device.
a) Persistent cookies: these stay on your device after your website visit. They remember who you are so that when you visit the website again, your login details and password can be automatically entered for you;
b) Session cookies: these are only stored on your device during your website visit and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. We use them for specific functions such as foreign currency transactions, to assist with the online ordering process. These cookies do not collect your personal information but are necessary for the performance of our websites.
3 – Types of cookies
Cookies can also be classed in the following ways:
a) Essential cookies: These cookies make our website operation work and therefore they cannot be turned off or rejected. We use these, for example, to make the ordering of foreign exchange possible online. These cookies do not gather any information about you or how you use our services, and do not have the ability to remember how you have used our website;
b) Performance cookies: We use these cookies to help us analyse how our website is used and to improve its performance. For example, we use them to understand where visitors to our site are based, how many people visit our website and which of our website pages are the most popular;
c) Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember if you have previously visited our site or the choices you make (such as your user name, language, region or preferences) to provide a more personalised online experience.
d) Third-Party cookies: these are only installed with your permission. They collect information from your device and perform tasks that analyse behaviour and collect other information, such as demographics. These cookies are used to provide you with personalised advertising, for example.
4 – Third Party Marketing Cookies and Social Advertising
You can choose to ‘decline’ the Third Party Cookies that enable this type of marketing at any time by changing the settings on your browser.
We encourage you to learn more about how companies use advertising on social media and how to adjust your marketing preferences by checking their privacy statement and opt out options.