Cookies are small text files, which often include a unique identifier that is sent by a web server to your computer, mobile phone or any other internet enabled device (“device”) when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work efficiently and help provide us with business and marketing information to enable us to make informed decisions on the development of our websites.
We use three main types of cookies
These help us see how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit. These cookies don’t collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve the performance of our website, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is.
We use performance cookies to:
- analyse the performance of our website
- help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur
- see how effective our pages are (this isn’t shared with 3rd parties).
Sometimes cookies are managed for us by third parties, but we don’t allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.
By using our site you accept the use of ‘Performance’ cookies.
These are used to help us customise website content based upon your selections.
We use identification cookies to:
- remember choices you have made such as identifying yourself as an customer or Adviser
- show you when you’re logged in to the website.
- target you with relevant adverts
You can control whether or not these cookies are used, but preventing them may mean you are unable to access certain features or services. Preventing these cookies may stop us remembering that you didn’t want a specific feature or service.
By using our site you accept the use of ‘Identification’ cookies.
These are used to send you relevant information and see which content you use.
We use targeting cookies to:
- send you customised news content via email
- track which content you use.
- target you with adverts
By using our site you accept the use of ‘Targeting’ cookies.
(b) Third party cookies
The site also has Social Interaction links (such as Facebook or Twitter). Quest Finance Ltd do not control any cookies that may be sent when using these external websites. For more information on these, it is advised to check their cookie policies.
(c) How to withdraw consent to, control and/or delete cookies
It is possible to remove cookies or block them from recording this information. This is generally found within the Options menu then Privacy section of your particular browser. Each browser is slightly different and constantly updating. For more information consult the Help menu of your browser.
This information has been provided to show our commitment to legislation regarding cookie awareness so that you can understand what cookies we use and why we use them. This ensures transparency in the data collected on you.
Information about cookies
Internet Advertising Bureau
A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy
International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom
Information on the ICC (UK) cookie guide