What are cookies?
Like many websites, we use “cookies” when you visit our Website.
Cookies are pieces of information that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive via your web browser and we use them for various purposes to improve your experience on our Website, like identifying errors or how to make your journey better. By visiting our Website, you agree to us placing cookies on your device and accessing them when you visit the Website in the future.
What cookies do we use?
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, like when you sign up and provide your personal details. Without these cookies, you can’t sign up for the platform because we will not be able to fulfill our legal obligations to you or our Regulator.
– Authentication cookies: Session cookie recognising user application through to completion.
– Security cookies: Session cookie used to support security measures within the site.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and, therefore, anonymous.
– Google Analytics: Session cookie recognising user application through to completion.
These cookies are used to deliver adverts and communications most relevant to you and your legitimate interests. They can limit the number of times you see an advertisement, as well as help, measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns so that you aren’t bombarded with irrelevant ads.
– Facebook: This helps us track conversions from advertisements that we place on Facebook so that we can keep them relevant.
– Google Adwords: This helps us to track conversions from advertisements that we place on Google and its ad network.
How to monitor or disable cookies
A web browser is usually set to accept cookies automatically but can be changed to decline them. If you do not want to receive cookies from us, please follow the procedures below. These procedures do not apply to cookies that may be set by our business partners.
Please note that by deleting or disabling future cookies your user experience of our Website may be affected and you might not be able to take advantage of certain functions on the Website, such as signing up or connecting your bank account.
The “Help” section in your browser should provide instructions on how to locate the file that stores cookies. If you need any assistance in removing stored cookies please get in touch with us using the details above.
Where can you find more information about cookies
Further information about cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Last update: 8. June 2020.