What are cookies?
Cookies are small files of letters and numbers. These files are either stored in the memory of your computer or other device such as mobile phones or tablet devices (these cookies are generally known as session cookies) or are placed on the hard drive of your device (generally known as persistent cookies).
For more details about cookies and details of how to delete and disable cookies you can visit www.aboutcookies.org and also see our section on more information and turning cookies off below.
The cookies that we use on our websites only collect anonymous information to optimise our services, and do not collect personal information.
Please note that not all the cookies on our sites are set by us. Please see the section below on third party cookies.
What cookies are on the Secure Asset Register website?
The cookies on our websites generally fall into the following categories: (1) functional cookies; and (2) analytical cookies.
Functional and analytical cookies
Analytical cookies allow us to recognise and to count the number of visitors to our website, to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it and to record which content viewers view and are interested in. This helps us to determine how frequently particular pages and advertisements are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website and/or services. This helps us to improve the service which we offer to you by helping us make sure our users are finding the information they are looking for and by tracking the success of advertising campaigns on our website.
Functional cookies relate to the functionality of our websites and allow us to improve the service we offer to you through our websites, for example:
- by allowing you to carry information across pages of our website to avoid you having to re-enter information;
- to allow you to access stored information if you have registered with us; or
- by recognising your preferences when you return to our website(s);
When do our cookies expire?
Except for essential cookies, most of the cookies on our websites expire at the end of your current session on our website. However, some of our cookies have an extended lifespan which ranges from 1 day to 26 years. Some of our cookies are persistent and will never expire. Where we specify above that the cookie being used is a flash cookie, please note that flash cookies do not expire.
Where can I find more information about cookies, and how do I turn cookies off or delete cookies?
Find out more about cookies including how to disable/enable and delete them at the following website www.aboutcookies.org.
If you want to delete cookies from the browser on your mobile phone, you will need to refer to your handset manual.