Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

What Information Do We Collect

Polar Capital, Phaeacian Partners and their affiliates (the ‘Polar Capital Group’) may use “Cookies” to collect and access information concerning your visit to and use of the Website. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that your internet browser places on your computer’s hard drive and may be used by third parties to remember usernames and viewing preferences, tracking click streams on your browser and present users with personalised versions of the Website. The Polar Capital Group presently uses the information it collects to identify you and your settings when you return to the Website and to enhance your experience of the Website. For full details on the “Cookies” applied by the Polar Capital Group to your use of the website, please see the “Our Cookies” table below.

Where you are a Californian resident, the Polar Capital Group processes the information it collects from your use of the Website, other than the collection and access of such information, it will be carried out in accordance with the requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act For more information about how Polar Capital process the personal information collected by “Cookies”, please read the Polar Capital Group’s CCPA Privacy Policy.

Types of Cookies

  1. Strictly Necessary – Cookies that enable the operation of this website.
  2. Analytical – These are cookies through which third party providers monitor the traffic on our website and help us to improve the experience for visitors.
  3. Functionality – These are cookies that recognise you when you visit the website on multiple occasions and may personalise the content you see on the website according to your preferences.
  4. Session – These cookies keep track of your use of the website for the duration that of the time that you are accessing the website.
  5. Targeting – The cookies will record visits to websites, the pages of those websites and the links you have clicked on within the website. The cookie will then assist us in tailoring our website and the relevance of the adverts that you see. To make the adverts more relevant, we shall provide the information to advertising networks. However, these cookies do not hold any of your personal or financial information, outside of online identifiers.

Our cookies

Information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them is included in the table below:

Cookie Type Cookie Category Cookie Identifier Description Duration of Cookie Operation

Session Identifier

Session

sessionid

Used to track a
visitor’s use of the website during
their visit.

For the length of time you browse the Website

Persistent Identifier

Functionality

srpperm

Used to remember your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions when you first visited the Website.

For 90 days from the day you first accessed the Website

Cookie Notification

Functionality

cookie-notification-confirmed

Used to store your response to the cookie notification that pops up when you first visit the Website. This ensures that you won't keep seeing the cookie notification on future visits to the Website.

For 1 Year from the day you first accessed the Website

Online Form Security

Functionality

csrftoken

Used to prevent cross-site request forgery. This is where a malicious cyber programme takes actions on a website not intended or requested by the user of that website. It is applied to all visitors on our Website.

For 1 Year from the day you first accessed the Website

Google Analytics

Analytical

_ga
_gid
_gat

These cookies are used to collect information in an anonymised form about how visitors use our websites. We use the information to produce reports covering metrics such as numbers of visitors to pages and time spent on the website.

_ga – 2 Years
_gid – 24 Hours
_gat – 1 Minute

LinkedIn Insights Tag

Targeting and Analytical

Lms_ad
Lms_analytics
Oatml
Sugr
Fat_id
UserMatchHisto

Used to track the interaction of the user with advertisements on LinkedIn (‘conversions’), provide the user with personalised advertisements and to provide information on the users interaction with Polar Capital material.

Lms_ad – 30 days
Lms_analytics – 30 days
Oatml – 30 days
Sugr – 90 days
Fat_id – 30 days
UserMatchHisto – 30 days

StoneShot ‘Pages Visited'

Analytical

_pk_id
_pk_ref
_pk_ses

Analyses a user’s interaction with the Polar Capital website through the marketing campaigns that Polar Capital distributes via the StoneShot platform.

_pk_id – 13 months
_pk_rf – 6 months
_pk_ses – 30 minutes

Google Search

Targeting

NID
SID

Analyses a user’s searches on Google, their interaction with adverts on Google and their visits to advertisers websites through Google and provides the user with customised adverts based on their behaviour.

Approximately 2 years

Non-Google Sites

Targeting

IDE

Used to provide targeted adverts to users across the internet and are stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net.

Approximately 2 years

YouTube and Google.com

Targeting

ANID
DSIC
FLC
AID
TAID
exchange_uid

Used to track your activity across the devices you are signed in to your Google account with and allows us to coordinate the adverts we provide you with and measure your interaction with those adverts. These cookies may be set on the domains google.com/ads, google.com/ads/measurement, or googleadservices.com.

Approximately 2 years

Non-Google Domains

Analytical

__gads
__gac

May be set on the domain of the site users are visiting. These cookies can’t be read by Google when you’re on a site other than the one on which they were set. These cookies measure interactions with the adverts on that domain and prevent the same adverts from being shown to you too many times.

Approximately 2 years

Conversion Cookies

Analytical

__gcl

Analyse how many times a user clicks on an advert and takes action on the advertiser’s website (e.g. purchasing a good from the advertiser). These cookies allow Google and the advertiser to determine that you clicked on the advert and later visited the advertiser’s site. Conversion cookies are not used by Google for personalized ad targeting.

Approximately 2 years

Session Identifier
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Session sessionid
Description
Used to track avisitor’s use of the website duringtheir visit.
Duration of Cookie Operation
For the length of time you browse the Website
Persistent Identifier
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Functionality srpperm
Description
Used to remember your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions when you first visited the Website.
Duration of Cookie Operation
For 90 days from the day you first accessed the Website
Cookie Notification
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Functionality cookie-notification-confirmed
Description
Used to store your response to the cookie notification that pops up when you first visit the Website. This ensures that you won't keep seeing the cookie notification on future visits to the Website.
Duration of Cookie Operation
For 1 Year from the day you first accessed the Website
Online Form Security
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Functionality csrftoken
Description
Used to prevent cross-site request forgery. This is where a malicious cyber programme takes actions on a website not intended or requested by the user of that website. It is applied to all visitors on our Website.
Duration of Cookie Operation
For 1 Year from the day you first accessed the Website
Google Analytics
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Analytical _ga_gid_gat
Description
These cookies are used to collect information in an anonymised form about how visitors use our websites. We use the information to produce reports covering metrics such as numbers of visitors to pages and time spent on the website.
Duration of Cookie Operation
_ga – 2 Years_gid – 24 Hours_gat – 1 Minute
LinkedIn Insights Tag
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Targeting and Analytical Lms_adLms_analyticsOatmlSugrFat_idUserMatchHisto
Description
Used to track the interaction of the user with advertisements on LinkedIn (‘conversions’), provide the user with personalised advertisements and to provide information on the users interaction with Polar Capital material.
Duration of Cookie Operation
Lms_ad – 30 daysLms_analytics – 30 daysOatml – 30 daysSugr – 90 days Fat_id – 30 daysUserMatchHisto – 30 days
StoneShot ‘Pages Visited'
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Analytical _pk_id_pk_ref_pk_ses
Description
Analyses a user’s interaction with the Polar Capital website through the marketing campaigns that Polar Capital distributes via the StoneShot platform.
Duration of Cookie Operation
_pk_id – 13 months_pk_rf – 6 months_pk_ses – 30 minutes
Google Search
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Targeting NIDSID
Description
Analyses a user’s searches on Google, their interaction with adverts on Google and their visits to advertisers websites through Google and provides the user with customised adverts based on their behaviour.
Duration of Cookie Operation
Approximately 2 years
Non-Google Sites
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Targeting IDE
Description
Used to provide targeted adverts to users across the internet and are stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net.
Duration of Cookie Operation
Approximately 2 years
YouTube and Google.com
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Targeting ANIDDSICFLCAIDTAIDexchange_uid
Description
Used to track your activity across the devices you are signed in to your Google account with and allows us to coordinate the adverts we provide you with and measure your interaction with those adverts. These cookies may be set on the domains google.com/ads, google.com/ads/measurement, or googleadservices.com.
Duration of Cookie Operation
Approximately 2 years
Non-Google Domains
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Analytical __gads__gac
Description
May be set on the domain of the site users are visiting. These cookies can’t be read by Google when you’re on a site other than the one on which they were set. These cookies measure interactions with the adverts on that domain and prevent the same adverts from being shown to you too many times.
Duration of Cookie Operation
Approximately 2 years
Conversion Cookies
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Analytical __gcl
Description
Analyse how many times a user clicks on an advert and takes action on the advertiser’s website (e.g. purchasing a good from the advertiser). These cookies allow Google and the advertiser to determine that you clicked on the advert and later visited the advertiser’s site. Conversion cookies are not used by Google for personalized ad targeting.
Duration of Cookie Operation
Approximately 2 years

How to Disable Cookies

You have the option of setting your browser to block “Cookies”. In some cases, blocking “Cookies” may reduce the functionality of the Website or prevent access to it depending on your chosen internet browser options.

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