In this section you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit the Scottish Friendly website and how to reject or delete them.
We want to make the services we provide easy, useful and reliable. The delivery of services on the Internet, can involve placing small amounts of information on your device, for example your computer or mobile phone, via small files known as cookies.
Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them via www.direct.gov.uk/managingcookies.
Find out more about how to do this using Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator. The ‘help’ function within your browser should tell you how.
If you want to view your cookie code, simply click on the cookie to open it and you’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card and they can only be seen by the server giving you the cookie.
If you are using a mobile and require information of how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to consult your handset manual.
To completely opt-out of our suppliers that collect data with regard to your interaction with the Scottish Friendly website, please refer to section 3.1, ‘Cookies set for web analytics’ below.
Our website makes use of three cookies - Google Analytics, Scottish Friendly and Tracking/Remarketing. Cookies are used for the normal operation of our website, as well as research and development.
The third party cookies we use monitor how visitors use our site so that we can continue to improve the service we provide. These cookies are only used to identify general visitor behaviour and will not establish personal information.
Scottish Friendly uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on its website on its behalf.
SunLife uses third party services to gather data on the usage of our website on our behalf. This is done using cookies embedded on our website. The cookies are used to monitor how visitors use our site such as, the links that are used most frequently or which pages get fewest unique views.
The purpose of this is to continue to improve the service we provide to users. The cookies are only used to identify general visitor behaviour (via Google Analytics) and do not establish personal information.
Cookies of this nature include:
SunLife uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate a visitor’s use of our website.
Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
By using Scottish Friendly’s website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
For more information on the cookie set by Google Analytics, including information on how to opt out please go to: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html.
These cookies are used so that adverts provided to you are more relevant to you and to limit the number of times you see an advert. They may also be used for market research and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.
These cookies work by remembering the sorts of topics you’ve looked at and using this information to provide our own advertisements or to share the information with other advertisers.
We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our Site and recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact its owner or proprietor if you have any concerns or questions.
In addition, if you linked to this Site from a third party site, for example cashback websites, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and again contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
This is a list of the main cookies set by Scottish Friendly. Underneath the list you’ll find more detail on each of the cookies regarding what they are used for.
|SessionProxyFilter_SessionId||Used to store the users session id so that application state can be retrieved and maintained between pages.||Session (expires when the browser is closed)|
|-||sessionToken||Used to store the user's access token so that application state can be retrieved and maintained between pages.||Session (expires when the browser is closed)|
This is a session cookie which enables session management on the Sun Life web application. An example of this would be enabling you to stay logged into your account. The cookie expires at the end of your browser session.