What are cookies?

Cookies are small files placed on your computer by websites you visit. Cookies can only be ‘read’ by the website that placed the cookie on your computer.

The cookies we use fall into one of these four categories:

  • Strictly necessary
  • Performance
  • Functionality
  • Targeting

Strictly necessary

These cookies help you to navigate the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas like online banking. Without these cookies online banking won’t work. They help to:

  • Keep your online transactions secure
  • Let you access previously saved quotations.
  • Automatically sign you out of the service after 10 minutes of inactivity


These cookies collect information about how users use a website, for example which pages they visit most or which pages have errors. These cookies don’t collect personal information. They help us understand how our website is working.

On our site, we use the following performance analysis cookies:


These cookies let websites remember choices you make to improve your visit. Examples include:

  • Your preferred language
  • Your preferred text size settings
  • if we've already asked you to take part in a survey


We rely on third party cookies to enable us to show you appropriate offers and advertising, based on what you have been browsing on other sites on the internet. Third parties will use their own cookies to tailor the advertising they direct at you based on the products you looked at on our site. These are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.

Third parties

Our partners and Service Providers also use cookies. For more information you can view the cookie policy on the relevant third party website.

Disabling cookies

You can disable cookies when using this website. Please refer to your internet browser's help section for information on how to do this.

More information

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