Your privacy

You may visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. However, if choose to provide personal information about yourself or others we will treat it securely, fairly and lawfully and are committed to protecting your privacy.

Where we ask you for personal information online it is in response to you actively applying for or using one of our online products or services.

When providing us information for the first time, we will clearly explain the purposes for which we use it at that time. If you are already a customer, this explanation will be in your account terms and conditions that have been previously provided.

We will almost certainly use personal information that you provide for the purpose of providing more relevant investment information to you.

Cookies – what are they?

A cookie is a small data file that our and many other websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site will use to track the pages you’ve visited. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.

How we use Cookies

If you choose to delete cookies relating to this website be advised, we will not remember things about you and you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit our site. We use cookies on our website, and other third-party services used by this website, to:

  • Provide products and services that you request and to provide a secure online environment
  • Improve and manage our customer relationships
  • Provide you a better / more relevant online experience and to track website performance

If you elect not to receive cookies while browsing our website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and then refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You may also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser, although if you do so, you may not be able to take full advantage of our website and its many features. In particular, you may be required to accept cookies in order to complete certain actions on our website.