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Visitors to our websites

When someone visits one of our sites, we collect non-personally identifiable information. This information is collected via Google Analytics and we do this to find out statistical information including visitor numbers, traffic sources and content access information. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting any of our website

We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. In all circumstances (including membership registration) where we DO collect personally identifiable information, we will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies by the UK Finance

A cookie is a piece of data stored on your hard drive containing information about you as the user. Once you close your browser, the cookie is deactivated. You have the right to refuse our use of cookies containing information about you on your hard drive. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Explanation
bcag_business_type contains the id and name of the business type selected by the user
bcag_checklist contains the ids of the selected checklist items
bcag_cookie_agree stores true if the user has clicked OK on the cookie acceptance bar
bcag_foreign_business contains an id if the user has indicated that they do business with non-UK customers and/or suppliers
bcag_in_progress Remembers users who have begun the checklist such that upon later return to the first step, the user is automatically scrolled down to where the checklist begins.
bcag_feedback_activated Remembers users who have either left feedback, or otherwise dismissed the feedback pop-up, such that it is not shown to that same user again on the same device in the future.

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