Our Cookie Policy

We use cookies and similar technologies on this website.

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. When you return to websites – or visit websites that use the same cookies – theyrecognise these cookies and therefore your browsing device.

Like most financial services providers, we use cookies to do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your browsing experience. They can also help ensure that ads you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. We also use similar technologies such as pixel tags and JavaScript to undertake these tasks.

If you visit our website we deploy these technologies to provide an online service more suited to the device you connect from, as well as to prevent and detect fraud, keeping you secure. When you visit our website from any device (mobile, tablet or PC), we collect information about your use of this site, such as information about the device or browser you use to access the site (including device type, operating system, screen resolution etc.), the way you interact with this site, and the IP address your device connects from.

We use cookies to:
  • Ensure your security and privacy when in our secure sites
  • Temporarily store input information in our quote tools
  • Provide you with ads that are more relevant to you and your interests, and improve our targeting and enhance your journey through our sites and partner sites
  • Improve our understanding of how you navigate through our sites so we can identify improvements
  • Evaluate our sites’ advertising and promotional effectiveness (we own the anonymous data collected and don’t share it with anyone); and
  • We use both our own (first-party) and partner companies’ (third-party) cookies to support these activities
  • Cookies generated on our website are passed through to third party services used to support our website functionality
  • Our use of cookies can lead to personally identifiable information being collected and stored within the UK – e.g. if you use our quote tool a record is created in our third party tools Instanda (quote engine) and Dynamics (our CRM).

Setting your cookie preferences

You can control how cookies are placed on your device within your own browser.

What happens to cookies that have been downloaded in the past?

You can delete existing cookies from your browser. Historical information collected from any cookies will be anonymised and used by William Russell to review or compare our websites and advertising performance.

More information about cookies

Internet Advertising Bureau:

http://www.allaboutcookies.org^

International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom:

Guide to online advertising and privacy^

CC UK cookie guide PDF†