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Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. When you return to these websites – or visit other websites that use the same cookies – they recognise these cookies and therefore your browsing device.

Cookies help websites to do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your browsing experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

What types of cookies do we use?

According to the categories defined by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the cookies used on the Ask a Question website are Performance cookies.

Performance Cookies – These cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use our websites, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect personally identifiable information; the information collected is anonymous and is only used to improve the performance of our websites.

These cookies are not used to target you with online advertising and without these cookies we cannot learn how our website is performing, and make relevant enhancements that could help improve your experience when using our online services.

They do not affect any functions of the Ask a Question site, your preferences, or any adverts you might see on other sites.

Setting your cookie preferences

You can use your browser settings to disable or delete all cookies. To do this, follow instructions provided by your browser (usually located on the top navigation bar within its 'Help', 'Tools', or 'Edit' facility). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, this will affect all websites that you visit, including other sections of Barclays Stockbrokers. You might not be able to access secure areas of a website, such as online accounts, and you may find that forms, such as application forms, shopping baskets or personalised tools, do not remember your details as you navigate through them.

What happens to cookies that have been downloaded in the past?

If you have chosen to disable cookies through your browser, we'll stop using the associated cookies to gather any further information. We may still use information collected previously. You can delete existing cookies from within your browser.

More information

Information about cookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Internet Advertising Bureau: Guide to online advertising and privacy

International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom: ICC UK cookie guide

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