Cookie information


1.1 Cookies are small amounts of information that are stored on your computer to enable our server to collect certain information from your web browser. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual, just the computer used. Cookies and other similar technology make it easier for you to log on to and use the Website during future visits.

1.2 Cookies are used in this Website by us and by third parties to:

  • monitor and manage Website traffic;
  • evaluate the effectiveness of our advertising and promotions (for example, we use a third party ad server – Double Click to manage advertising and to serve adverts on the Website through the use of cookies and pixel tags);
  • to identify you when you visit the Website, to personalise the content of the Website for you and to enable you to both carry out transactions and have access to information about your account;
  • temporarily to store details input into calculators and other tools on the Website;
  • and if required as a matter of law or regulation, in order to protect our or our other customers’ rights.

1.3 Cookies themselves only record which areas of the Website have been visited by the computer in question, and for how long. Allowing us or a third party to create a cookie does not give us access to your computer and we will not use cookies to track your online activity once you leave the Website. Cookies are read only by the server that placed them, and are unable to execute any code or virus.

1.4 With most internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your web browser. However, please note that switching off or “opting out” of cookies will mean that you may not be able to use certain features of the Website. Find out more about the use of cookies and how to switch of cookies on or To find out more about Double Click’s privacy policy please visit