What are cookies and why do we use them?
Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer and hold data relating to a specific website. Cookies are placed on the user’s computer by that website and accessed each time a user browses the site. The cookies used by Investing Direct Ltd are fairly standard and harmless.
- allow our website to work properly, and help keep it secure
- help us to understand how people use the website
- make the website easier to use by remembering information that you’ve entered previously
- improve your experience by showing you information that’s relevant to you
What cookies do we use?
These are used to help us customise website content based upon your selections.
We use identification cookies to remember choices you’ve made and show when you’re logged in to the website.
You can control whether or not these cookies are used but preventing them may mean you’re unable to access certain features or services. Preventing these cookies may stop us remembering that you didn’t want a specific feature or service.
These cookies are used to help us analyse and improve the performance of our website, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is. They also help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur. These cookies help us see how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit.
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.
We use targeting cookies to personalise content and to show material we think would be of interest to you. These are used to send you relevant information and to see which content you use.
Third party cookies
Investing Direct Ltd Doesn’t 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.
Consent and how to withdraw, control and/or delete cookies
By using our site you accept the use of Performance, Identification and Targeting 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.