Cookies – what they are and why we use them
Our website uses both permanent and session cookies:
Session cookies are automatically deleted once all of your browser windows are closed.
Permanent cookies may also be deleted by you, but this should not affect your ability to use our website.
Cookies also support some of the security features of the site. To protect our customers and prevent fraudulent activity, you will not be able to access Saffron Building Society online banking without cookies enabled, nor apply for any of our online products.
None of the cookies used on our websites collect personally identifiable information about you.
The cookies that we use may already have been set on your device, however, you can opt not to have these cookies on your device by using the details and link below.
You may choose to set your browser not to accept cookies. Please be aware that in doing this you may not be able to use some of the tools and facilities on our website.
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|cookie_compliance||This cookie lets us know you have read and understood our notice regarding using cookies on our website.||60 days|
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|_utma||Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to saffronforintermediaries.co.uk or to a certain page.||2 years|
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|DSID||Google marketing cookie. These cookies are managed by DoubleClick and we use them to improve our advertising on third party websites. Some common uses include targeting advertising based on what’s relevant to a user, improving reporting on advertising campaign performance and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen.||12 days|
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Whoson Live Chat
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Using our site and security of your information
When you use our public websites to send us information, we ensure that the information you send us is secured by encryption and can only be translated by us. We do this by using a Transport Layer Security (TLS).
Communication by email is not always secure, we do not recommend that you send confidential or sensitive personal information to us in this way. If you do use email to communicate with us, your information may not be securely protected, we will not be able to guarantee that it will remain confidential whilst in transit to us and cannot accept any responsibility for any consequential disclosure.