For the purpose of this policy 'cookies' and 'similar technologies' will be referred to collectively as 'cookies'.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files with non-personal data that websites can store on your computer's hard drive when you visit to enable continuous improvement to the website.
What are similar technologies?
Similar technologies are those which perform a comparable function to cookies, However they are not technically defined as cookies. For more free information please see: www.aboutcookies.org.
These stay on your machine until expiry or deletion (many of these have automatic deletion dates). We use this type of cookie to provide you with the on-line services you have requested
These are temporary cookies, containing non-personal data, which remain on your machine whilst you are on our website. We use this type of cookie to provide you with the online services you have requested
For example, we would be able to see that 1,000 people visited our savings page yesterday but we could not personally identify these visitors.
Google Analytics does not collect any information to personally identify visitors but, if you wish, you can opt out of Google Analytics cookies
We also use ‘strictly necessary’ cookies on our online services, which are available only to Intermediaries. These are essential to provide Intermediaries with the services they have requested. We do not collect personal information, no personal information is sent to third parties.
Changing your cookie settings
To enable or disable cookies, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" facility). Alternatively, an external resource is available at www.aboutcookies.org providing specific information about cookies and how to manage them to suit your preferences. However, please be aware that disabling cookies may mean that some of our online services will not work.
Consent to cookies