What is a Cookie?
Cookies perform crucial functions, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, retaining information pertaining to your site preferences whilst also enhancing your browsing experience.
Types of Cookies?
There are two main types of cookies;
- Transient (or session) cookies. These are temporary cookies which exist solely for the duration of your site visit. They recognize you as you navigate between pages for example recording your preferred banking product. They are erased upon closing your browser.
- Persistent (or permanent) cookies. These cookies remain on your hard drive until they expire or are deleted. Such cookies would store information pertaining to login detail for example, therefore you would not need to remember your login details at every site visit.
FIMBank p.l.c. uses both types of cookies.
Furthermore, cookies may be classified as being either first or third party cookies. First party cookies are owned and created by the site you are viewing whereas, third party cookies are generally owned and created by a third party providing a service to the owners of the site.
When we include links to third party websites, they may have their own privacy and cookies policies that will govern the use of information you submit. We recommend that you read their policies as we are not liable for any third party privacy practices.
Changing your cookies settings
The browsers of most computers, smartphones and other web enabled devices are typically set to accept cookies. If you wish to amend your cookie preference for this site or any other website you can do this through your browser settings. Your browsers "help" function will tell you how to do this.
However please remember that cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our site. If you choose to switch certain cookies off, it is likely to affect how our site works and you may not be able to access or use all the functions or access all parts of our site.