What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of information (code) that are stored on a computer by a website visited to enable certain functions to be performed on the website and regulate its content to preference. They can store data on pages that provide key information, for e.g. when a password is provided by the visitor but only once they accept for the storage of this information to be held. This allows the provision of a good quality experience whilst visiting our site. Cookies are not used to determine the personal identity of anyone merely browsing the site.
Types of Cookies
Cookies can be classified by their lifespan and the website to which cookies belong.
The lifespan of Cookies are either:
Session Cookies. – These are temporary and deleted once the user closes their web browsers.
Persistent Cookies. – These may stay on a computer for a long time after the session has ended.
Website cookies are either:
First-party Cookies. – These belong to the website being browsed, e.g. cookies used to identify a visitor upon login.
Third-party Cookies. – These belong to an alternative website, to the website being visited, e.g. advertising tracking cookies.
Vital Markets uses the following Cookies:
Analytical/performance cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how they around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the user experience through website navigation, to ensure that what is being searched for, is found, as easily as possible.
Functionality cookies are used to recognize users upon return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content, greet visitors by name and remember preferences. Our aim is to constantly improve the user experience. Targeting/advertising cookies record visits to our website, the pages visited, and the links followed by visitors. We use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
These cookies are used by third parties, mostly by social media websites like Facebook, or YouTube. Third-Party cookies allow us to offer easy ways to share our content throughout social media and present visitors with our latest content to enjoy.
|Title||Type of Cookie||Expiry||Purpose|
|_ga||Analytical / Performance||3 years||This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site analytics reports.|
|_gid||Analytical / Performance||24 hours||This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site analytics reports.|
|1P_JAR||Third-Party||1 month||These cookies are set via embedded YouTube-videos. They register anonymous statistical data, for example on how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback.|
|Consent||Third-Party||20 years and 1 month||These cookies are set via embedded YouTube-videos. They register anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback.|
Blocking cookies may be done through the browser’s settings. Deletion of cookies already existing on your computer is possible and the browser can be set to prevent them from being placed going forward. The browser’s help menu provides further information. It must also be noted that disabling cookies may adversely affect user experience whilst on the site.
For more information on how to manage cookie settings in respect of third-party cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Please contact Vital Markets for any questions regarding the above content.
Collection of Data
Our site uses technologies of third-party partners [such as NextRoll] to help us recognize your device and understand how you use our site(s) so that we can improve our services to reflect your interests and serve you advertisements about the [products and/or services] that are likely to be of more interest to you. Specifically, [NextRoll/these partners] collect information about your activity on our site(s) to enable us to:
- Measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on our site(s);
- Show advertisements for our products and/or services to you on third-party sites;
- Measure and analyze the performance of our advertising campaigns;
We may share data, such as hashed email derived from emails or other online identifiers collected on our site(s) with [NextRoll/ our advertising partners]. This allows our partners to recognize and deliver your ads across devices and browsers. To read more about the technologies used by [NextRoll/our partner] and their cross-device capabilities please refer to NextRoll’s Privacy Notice.
Our partners [such as NextRoll] may use non-cookie technologies that may not be impacted by browser settings that block cookies. Your browser may not permit you to block such technologies. For this reason, you can use the following third-party tools to decline the collection and use of information for the purpose of serving you interest-based advertising: