Last Updated 15th January 2016
- 'Cookies' are used on almost every website. They are small text files that are saved on your computer
they allow us to keep you secure when you log in to your online account, provide online registration
forms, monitor the number of people using our site and help us understand more about the way
in which people use the Website.
- Cookies used by the FundsLibrary Website:
- Do not (and cannot) allow us to access other information stored on your
- Do not store any information about you that others could understand, or
in any way compromise your security;
- Do not allow us to monitor the number of people using the Website and monitor
- Do not allow us to see how people arrive at our site (e.g. search for ‘FundsLibrary’
on a search engine, or click on an email we have sent);
- Do not allow us to gather technical information about people using the Website,
such as their geographic location and the type of web browsers they are using; and
- Do not allow us to display content on our site more relevant to you and
your preferences based on the information we hold and your behaviour on our site.
- The following types of cookie are used on the Website:
- Session cookies are stored on your computer and remain available for the
duration of your visit to the Website. When you close your browser, any session cookies
that have been set will be automatically removed from your computer’s memory.
- Persistent cookies are stored on your computer and remain there until they
reach their expiration date or you choose to delete them. At this point, the browser
will delete the cookie from your computer’s hard drive. Whilst the persistent cookie
is present, the website that created it will have access to that cookie each time you
return to that particular site.
- First and third party cookies - whether a cookie is 'first' or 'third' party
refers to the website/service placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by
us. Third-party cookies are cookies that are authorised by us but provided via one of
our suppliers. In some limited cases, we may use our suppliers to manage some of these
cookies for us, but we never allow any third party to use these cookies for their own
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.
('Google'). The cookies used by Google Analytics uses are third party cookies referred
to above, and help the website analyse how you use the site. The information generated
by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted
to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information
to provide us with reports on website activity and other services relating to website
activity. For more information about how Google uses your data please see Google’s Privacy & Terms.
- We use a system of classification for the cookies we use developed by the International Chamber of
Commerce. This allows us to classify the different types of cookies which we use on the Website
and provide you with more information about why we use them.
- Strictly necessary cookies are cookies that are essential in providing specific
services you have requested from us. For example:
- remembering information you have entered on online application forms when you navigate
to different pages in a single web browsing session; and
- maintaining a logged-in session on the Website.
- Performance cookies aim to improve our website by collecting information
about how you use the Website. For example:
- counting the number of visitors and how they move around the Website;
- understanding what interests our users so that we can deliver the content and level
of service you expect from us;
- helping us to improve the Website by measuring errors experienced by users of our
- testing different designs or content on the Website.
- Functionality cookies will typically be set because of an action you have
taken on the Website but may also be set in the delivery of other services. For example
saving preferences when using interactive charts.
- Promotional cookies collect information about your browsing in order to
deliver promotions relevant to you and your interests. We may from time to time use this
type of cookie on our website to deliver promotions relevant to you. Promotional cookies
may also be used to limit the number of times you see a promotion as well as help measure
the effectiveness of the promotion.
- Using browser settings to manage cookies - most web browsers allow you to manage
cookies via the browser settings. For example you may choose to delete existing cookies, prevent
your browser from accepting new cookies, have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie
or disable cookies altogether.
- By using our website you are agreeing to the placement of cookies on your computer.
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