What are cookies?
A cookie is a simple text file which stores small pieces of information. When you visit one of our websites its server saves the cookie onto your computer or other device. Only that platform’s server will be able to read or retrieve the contents of that cookie.
Cookies do many different jobs like storing your preferences, helping you navigate effectively, and improving your overall experience of a website. Cookies make the interaction between you and our platforms quicker and easier. For example, a cookie might store information so you don’t have to keep entering it.
How long are cookies saved for?
This depends on whether they are session cookies or persistent cookies.
Session cookies delete themselves once you close your browser. Session cookies can help with security, and also remember what you’ve done on previous web pages so you don’t have to re-enter information.
What types of cookies does Standard Life use?
We only use first party cookies on this site.
First party cookies are set by the website you’re using and aren’t shared elsewhere even across our different websites. Often these cookies are used to remember information about how you used a platform.
How do I manage cookies?
When you turn off any non-essential cookies and after you refresh or move away from this page, we will stop setting or using those cookies.
Changes to this policy
We welcome your comments about this policy. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org