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A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
Cookies and the technology that uses them vary significantly between websites so it is important that you understand how we classify cookies that we use on our website (the "Website").
CMC cookies are “first party cookies”, that is to say that these are cookies set by our website and our sister domain names. These cookies are required for you to access and use the Website, the Next Generation and Stockbroking trading platforms and for us to monitor the use of them. We do not share any of your data collected by the cookies with any third party.
CMC cookies do not:
CMC cookies will:
Please note that CMC Cookies are essential for you to fully utilise our Website, trading platforms, and application process to enable us to offer you our services. If you do not accept these cookies to be used or set your browser settings such that it does not accept CMC Cookies, then you may not be able to access or use some of the Website or trading platform functions, nor will we be able to provide you with our services.
Other cookies are third party cookies presented by companies with whom we work as part of our marketing initiatives. The third party cookies that we use are listed below and they provide information to the third party about your visit to our Website.
|utm||The Google cookie allows us to track user activity and improve website experience|
|googleadservices.com||The Google Conversion Tracking cookie allows us to track and improve your application process.|
|atuvc||The Addthis cookie allows you to share site content on social media sites|
|Adform.net||The Adform cookie records browsing data in order to serve you relevant advertising on third-party networks.|
|adnxs.com||The AppNexus cookie is used by partnering 3rd parties to track users on our site for advertising purposes|
|CrazyEgg||The Crazy Egg cookie is used to obtain information regarding how visitors to their websites are interacting with their web pages.|
|Googleapis.com||The Google Web Search API lets us put Google Search on the web pages|
|TradeDoubler.com||The TradeDoubler cookie records browsing data in order to serve relevant advertising on third-party networks|
|Interactive Data||The Interactive Data cookie is used on our Stockbroking standard trading platform to provide charting functionality and allow you to save your charting preferences.|
|Morningstar||The Morningstar (Aspect Huntley) cookie is used on our Stockbroking standard trading platform to provide research reports.|
Most of these ‘other cookies’ are used to measure the effectiveness and performance of our pay per click advertising and display banners and on third party websites, or to provide functionality in the trading platforms. Whilst they do collect your data, we have endeavoured to ensure that the information they collect is anonymised.
Other cookies will:
We do not guarantee that the lists of ‘CMC cookies’ and ‘Other cookies’ set out above are up-to-date but we will use our reasonable endeavours to notify you of any changes.
We also use flash cookies to remember your username, whether you are using a “live” or “demo” trading account and your language settings when you login to your CFD trading account. Flash cookies are also known as “local shared objects” and used to personalise your user experience. Whilst you do not require flash cookies to use or access our website or the next generation platform, flash cookies will help enhance your user experience.
Find more information on how to remove Flash Cookies from your computer.