Use of cookies by Financial Fraud Action UK Ltd

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Financial Fraud Action UK Ltd may collect information about your computer including your IP address, operating system and browser type for the purposes of, but not limited to system administration, aggregating information and statistical and auditing purposes.

An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when connecting to the internet. This information does not identify you personally.

Financial Fraud Action UK Ltd may obtain information about your general internet usage by using cookies. A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from a web server to your browser and is stored on your hard drive. A cookie cannot read data from your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites. Cookies help Payments UK to improve its websites and deliver a better and more personalised service.

You may refuse to accept cookies or be alerted as to when a cookie is being sent by activating the relevant setting on your browser. If you choose not to accept cookies this Website may not function properly or may be considerably slower.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose More Information
Browser
Session
Cookie
PHPSESSID
JSESSIONID
This cookie is set by the website when a user visits the site and is an essential cookie for the operation of the website This cookie does not display any identifiable or tracking information and is deleted when the user closes their browser
Google Analytics _utma
_utmb
_utmc
_utmz
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Social Sharing guest_id These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors utilise the Twitter feature on the website.
No personal identifiable information is captured unless you are prompted and manually provide this (such as email) or are already logged onto your twitter account
Click here for an overview of privacy at Twitter.com

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.