What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer which websites and browsers can gain access to. They are primarily used to store information about you to speed up your interactions with online applications. They are also used to store information about the number of people looking at a website and to monitor how users navigate a site.
Trustee Services on behalf of the Trustees may set and access cookies on your computer if you visit the pensions websites. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you - not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
Trustee Services on behalf of the Trustees uses its own cookies for a number of purposes including to:
- Keep track of preferences you specify while you are using the pensions websites
- Estimate and report our total audience size and traffic
Choices about cookies
You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so please check the 'Help' menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.) However, due to their core role of enabling or enhancing site usage and processes, rejecting or disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain parts of the pensions’ websites.