When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small text files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally, cannot carry viruses, or install malware.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a piece of data sent to your device from a website. This means the website can recognise your device if you return to the same website. Cookies do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user. A cookie often includes a unique identifier, which is an anonymous number (randomly generated) and is stored on your device. Some expire at the end of your website session; others remain on your computer for longer.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:
You can manage these small files and learn more about them from this article, Internet Browser cookies- what they are and how to manage them.
Cookies used on this website
Potentially websites can uses both first and third party cookies. All the cookies on this site are identified below and categorized accordingly.
First party cookies
These are cookies set by our website. Currently the LendFair website does not set or use any First party cookies.
Third party cookies
We use one supplier who may also set cookies on their websites' on their behalf.
Purpose: Web Analytics/metrics. This category comprises cookies used to evaluate site performance in terms of number of visits, unique visitors, drop-off rate for transactions etc. We measure numbers and volumes of visitors to different parts of our site and this helps us ensure the service is fast and available when you want it. It also helps us ensure that different pages on our site are useful and easy to find.
Benefit: So service is available when you want it and fast.
Google analytics cookie information: code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html
Cookies used on this site
|_utma||Randomly generated number||Minimally intrusive Google Analytics Web metrics||2 years|
|__utmz||Randomly generated number + info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)||Minimally intrusive Google Analytics Web metrics||6 months|
|_utmb||Randomly generated number||Minimally intrusive Google Analytics Web metrics||When user exits browser|
|__utmc||Randomly generated number||Minimally intrusive Google Analytics Web metrics||30 minutes|
|_ga||Various||Minimally intrusive Used to distinguish users.||2 years|
|pcaInstallationId||Various||This Website uses Capture+, a service provide by PostcodeAnywhere. A single cookie called pcaInstallationId is used to retrieve a list of addresses previously retrieved by the user from PostcodeAnywhere database.||1 year|
|pcaSavedAddresses||Various||This Website uses Capture+, a service provide by PostcodeAnywhere. A single cookie called pcaInstallationId is used to retrieve a list of addresses previously retrieved by the user from PostcodeAnywhere database.||1 year|
How to control and delete cookies
However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.
If you wish to view a cookie's code, just open your cookie file in your browser and click on a cookie to open it. You'll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.
For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data about your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.