- Definitions and Interpretation
“Cookie” means a small file placed on your computer or device by our Site when you visit certain parts of our Site and/or when you use certain features of our Site;
“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);
“personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and
“We/Us/Our” means Financial Services Partnership Ltd, a limited company registered in England under 06978621, whose registered address is 106 Mill Studio, Crane Road, Ware, Herts, England, SG12 9PY
By using our Site, you may also receive certain ‘third party’ Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us. Third party Cookies enable third party features or functionality on or through our Site (eg. marketing and analytics).
All Cookies used by and on our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies: A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the technical operation of our Site, supporting functions such as logging in.
- Analytics Cookies: It is important for us to understand how you use our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping us to improve our Site and your experience of it.
- Functionality Cookies: Functionality Cookies enable us to provide additional functions to you on our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.
- Targeting Cookies: It is important for us to know when and how often you visit our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with Analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests.
- Persistent Cookies: Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit our Site.
- Session Cookies: Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
Cookies on our Site are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below.
- What Cookies Does Our Site Use?
The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
|Name of Cookie
||Purpose & Type
||This cookie shows a cookie alert notice on the website. It is used to record when the user has dismissed the notice to prevent it re-appearing on return visits.
||CSRF stands for Cross Site Request Forgery. This cookie is a security enhancement for Expression Engine. Immediately before any forms are sent on the site, this cookie is set. Expression Engine then verifies that the cookie in the browser was the one that it set, therefore confirming the submission from the site is genuine.
||Contains the date of your last activity on the site.
||This is only relevant to registered users and contains data relating to the dates of your visits to the site.
||Keeps track of the last 5 pages you visited on the site and allows us to redirect you to the page you were on before sending us an email through a contact form
||Session (until the browser is closed)
Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how our Site is used. This, in turn, enables us to improve our Site and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these Cookies, however our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of our Site, and it does enable us to continually improve our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
The analytics service used by our Site uses the following third party Analytics Cookies to gather the required information:
|Name of Cookie
||Purpose & Type
||Google Universal Analytics. Used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.
||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
||Google Universal Analytics. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.
- How do you consent to and control Cookies on our Site?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject Cookies.
Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a footer popup prompt requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of our Site may not function fully or as intended.
In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers so may be of assistance:
- a. Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
- Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
- Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
- Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB
- Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences
- Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)
- Where can you get further information?