How we use Cookies

At Quilter Cheviot, we are committed to protecting the personal information we collect when you use our websites and other services and ensuring that your personal information is collected and used appropriately, lawfully and transparently.

This Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how Quilter Cheviot uses cookies and what you can do to manage how cookies are used. It should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Notice which describes how and why we process your personal information.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data that websites store on your browser when you visit them. They are useful because they allow us to recognise your visit and collect information about how you use our website.

You can choose which types of optional Cookies you want to accept and can manage your settings at any time.

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How we use Cookies

The Cookies we use have been categorised based on classifications by Cookiepedia.

They will remain active for either 1 year if you accept all, or 30 days if you do not. We will give the option to accept them again at the end of this time.

You can find more information about the Cookies we use below.


Pixel Tracking

Some of our webpages and emails contain pixel tags (also referred to as web beacons, web bugs, tracking pixels, java tags and clear gifs). These allow us and our advertisers or service providers to:

  • collect information on how you use our websites and interact with our emails (for example, the number of users who have visited a page, opened an email or followed links)
  • retarget users who have come from social media or email by personalising online services, marketing communications and ads.

The tags we use don’t collect or store any of your personal or identifiable information and are fully compliant with data protection law.

Accept or block Cookies

You can block or delete any Cookies from any website by activating the setting on your browser.

However, please note if you block all Cookies you might not be able to access all or part of our websites.

How does Quilter Cheviot use cookies?

Like most websites, we and other people acting on our behalf use cookies to:
  • improve our website content and performance;
  • estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
  • speed up your searches;
  • allow you to log in and authenticate who you are when you log on;
  • recognise you when you return; and
  • deliver a better and more personalised service by allowing us to customise our site according to your interests.
Our website gives existing clients the facility to use a cookie for the online account facility. This allows you to choose to save your user ID and password on your computer. When you next access the online facility from the same computer, your user ID and password will automatically appear.
We keep the information held in cookies we have set to a minimum and only we, our associate businesses, their authorised third parties or someone who has access to your personal computer can read it. Many web browsers allow you to control the use of most cookies through their browser settings.
Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it rejects cookies, our system will issue cookies when you access or use our website. By accessing or using our website you are agreeing to us using cookies. If you refuse to accept cookies by adjusting your browser setting, some or all areas of our website may not function properly or may not be accessible.

The cookies we use

Strictly necessary cookies  – these are cookies that we need to operate our website. They include, for example, cookies that allow you to log in to secure areas of our website.

Functionality cookies – these are used to recognise when users return to our website. This allows us to personalise our content, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Performance cookies – these cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our site, and to see how these users navigate through the site while they are using it. This information helps us to improve the way our website works (by, for example, allowing us to see if visitors can easily access the information they need) and allows us evaluate how any advertising campaigns have performed.

Targeting cookies – these cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We may use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests, or to register when you have opted out of a particular service. We may also share this information with other organisations for this purpose.

Source: Name of cookie: cookie_policy Category: Strictly necessary Purpose: The cookie is placed in your browser when you accept our cookie policy.
Source: Name of cookie: PHPSESSID Category: Strictly necessary Purpose: The cookie is used to set up a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie. Session cookies allow the website to keep track of your movement from page to page so you don’t get asked for the same information you’ve already given to the site. Cookies allow you to move through many pages of a site quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit.
Source: Name of cookie: _icl_current_language Category: Functionality Purpose: This website uses a WPML cookie which records the current language version of the site you are using. It means that you are being served the content in the correct language version.

Source: ShareThis
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Category: Performance and targeting
Purpose: ShareThis is a WordPress plugin that embeds a ‘social media web widget’ into our pages. Basically this tool allows you to create and share links to our content across social networks. This tool also collects profile information for targeted, behavioural advertising. Please see the separate ShareThis privacy policy which can be found here:

Source: Google Analytics
Name of cookie:
Category: Performance
Purpose: We use Google Analytics to understand how the site is being used so we can improve the user experience and to evaluate the performance of traffic accessing our site from any advertising campaigns we may run. Google Analytics sets and uses the cookies listed here. All data collected about the user is anonymous. Please see the separate Google Analytics privacy policy which can be found here: If you want to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all website visits, go to 

Source: YouTube
Name of cookie:
Category: Performance, functionality and targeting
Purpose: We use YouTube to provide video content to our visitors. When you watch a video on our site, YouTube creates these cookies to provide better streaming and updates the ‘watch counters’ of our videos. No personal information about the viewer is recorded. Please see the separate YouTube privacy policy which can be found here:

Third Party Cookies

You may notice on some pages of our websites that cookies have been set that are not related to Quilter Cheviot. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Google, these third party service providers may set their own cookies on your device other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. Quilter Cheviot does not control the use of these third party cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. Please check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.

How can I manage or opt out of cookies?

You can block any cookies from any website by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. However, if you block all cookies (including Strictly Necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our Websites. You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies

Further information about online privacy

To learn more about cookies, including information on what cookies have been set on your computer and how you can manage and delete them, visit or

You should also read our Privacy Notice, which governs how and when we use your personal data.

Changes to our Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy is subject to change without notice. We will post any changes we make to our Cookies Policy on this page. All amended terms automatically take effect after they are initially posted on this page, unless a change in any applicable law required immediate amendment. You are responsible for periodically visiting our website and this Cookies Policy to check for any changes.

Contact details

If you have any questions, comments or requests about this Cookies Policy, please write to:

Head of Legal, Quilter Cheviot Limited, Senator House, 85 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4AB.