Cookies Policy

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a harmless text file that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. It will generally contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, a unique “ID” and information about the cookie’s “lifetime”.

Consent to Cookie Use

To give you the best possible experience, this website uses cookies. By continuing to use our website you are giving your consent to cookies being used. For more information on our cookie use please read on.

Cookies Used on this Website

We use session cookies, i.e. cookies which only last for the duration of your site visit and are deleted when you close your browser. We also use some persistent cookies with a short lifetime, i.e. cookies which will last beyond your session until they expire or you remove them.

All of the cookies we use on our websites are essential for its operation and have already been set.

The summary tables below show all cookies used by us, together with a brief explanation as to their purpose.

Please note that should you choose to set your browser to disable cookies, you will not be able to log in to the secure areas of this website.

Cookies on Other Websites

This Cookie Policy only sets out Stocktrade’s use of cookies set by its own websites. Please remember that other companies’ use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies. Stocktrade does not control the setting of these cookies and you are advised to check the relevant third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

How to Disable Cookies

The browsers of most computers, laptops, tablet computers and smartphones etc are usually set up to accept cookies from websites. You are able to configure your browser to either allow, reject or notify you when a cookie is set up. As each browser is different we are not able to offer specific advice on how to change your preferences however we recommend that you check the “Help” menu of your browser where you will most likely find more information on how to change your cookie preferences. Please bear in mind that should you reject all cookies, parts of our website may no longer function properly and you may be required to change your browser settings before you can proceed.

You can also delete cookies that have previously been added. Please note however that deleting or rejecting cookies may affect your user experience of our website. For more information you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org (please note that this is an external web site outside our control).

For information about how to reject cookies on your mobile phone’s web browser, please refer to your handset manual.

Stocktrade Cookies

Stocktrade uses the cookies in the table below on the following domains:

  • www.stocktrade.co.uk
  • trade.stocktrade.co.uk
  • research.stocktrade.co.uk

Stocktrade is a division of Alliance Trust Savings Limited, which is a subsidiary of Alliance Trust PLC and is registered in Scotland No. SC 98767, registered office, PO Box 164, 8 West Marketgait, Dundee DD1 9YP; is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, firm reference number: 116115. Alliance Trust Savings gives no financial or investment advice. Calls may be recorded for training and security purposes.