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 identify whether you have logged in, and if so, the account you have logged in with.

For the length of time you browse the Website

Persistent Identifier

Functionality

Srpperm

Used to remember the country and investor type you chose when you first visited the site.

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

Session Identifier
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Session sessionid
Description
Used to identify whether you have logged in, and if so, the account you have logged in with.
Duration of Cookie Operation
For the length of time you browse the Website
Persistent Identifier
Cookie CategoryCookie Identifier
Functionality Srpperm
Description
Used to remember the country and investor type you chose when you first visited the site.
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

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.

Information on how you can disable cookies relevant to your browser may be found below:

If you are not using any one of these browsers, please refer to the “help” section of your internet browser for further instructions.