What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your browser or the hard drive of your device if you agree to their use when you visit a website. Cookies then send back information to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website which recognises that cookie. Cookies allow our website to recognise your device.
You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Types of Cookies used by Premier
The types of cookies used by Premier fall into four categories as outlined below. Some of these are “session cookies”, which stay in place only for the duration of your visit to our website and are deleted at the end of your browsing session. Others are "persistent cookies", which remain on your device for a period of time after you have left the website. Cookies may also be placed by our approved business partners, which are known as "third party cookies".
Strictly necessary cookies;
Strictly necessary cookies are required for the operation of our website.
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.
Without strictly necessary cookies our website would not work. If you remove or disable these cookies, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use our website.
These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve how our website works (e.g. by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily) and to recognise when error messages are being received. Performance Cookies don't collect any information that could identify you.
The information collected by these Cookies is either anonymous or pseudonymised.
We do not use Performance Cookies to collect personal information.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise content for you and to remember your preferences.
These record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.
Cookies and Emails
Details of Cookies used by Premier’s Website
Strictly Necessary Cookies (First Party Cookies)
First party cookies are associated with the host domain of a website. Our website uses one first party cookie. What we use this cookie for is explained below:
|14 days (persistent)
||Identify whether the visitor has agreed to the 'Important Information' for Advisers / Investors / Wealth sites.
Analytical/Performance Cookies (Third Party Cookies)
Third party cookies are cookies from any other domain.
We use Google Analytics which are third party cookies used to measure how many users visit our website and for how long, what pages are visited, and which links are used. We interpret these measures to monitor how well our online services are performing. This information is used only by us and is not distributed to any other third parties.
These cookies are outlined in more detail below:
||2 years from set/update
||30 mins from set/update
||End of browser session
||Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
||6 months from set/update
||2 years from set/update
||Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
||Persistent third party cookies
We collect usage data about you whenever you interact with our Services. This may include which of our pages you visit, what you click on, when you performed those actions, and so on. Additionally, like most websites today, our web servers keep log files that record data each time a device accesses those servers. The log files contain data about the nature of each access, including originating IP addresses.
We collect data from the device and application you use to access our services, such as your IP address and browser type. We may also infer your geographic location based on your IP address. We use third party tracking services that employ cookies and page tags (also known as web beacons) to collect aggregated and anonymized data about visitors to our websites. This data includes usage and user statistics, but not personally identifiable information.
Online Valuation Services (Third Party Cookies)
Third party cookies are accessed when you click on the 'My Account' section of this website. Our online valuation service websites are managed by third parties. The cookies on these sites are there to keep you logged into your account.
To make full use of the online valuation service websites, your device needs to accept cookies, as these sites will not function properly without them.
How to withdraw consent to, control and/or delete cookies
It is possible to remove cookies or block them from recording information by activating the relevant setting on your browser. Each browser is slightly different. For more information consult the 'Help' menu for your browser or see allaboutcookies.org.
However please note that if you turn off cookies in your browser then you may not benefit from the full functionality of our website and it may also impact your use of other websites.