Cookie Policy

This website uses “cookie” technology. A cookie is a small piece of data or a small text file stored by the browser on your computer, at the request of our server. We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to save your personal preferences so you do not have to re-enter them each time you connect to our website – our cookies are not available to other websites.  In particular cookies enable us:

  • to measure visitor traffic to our website and their usage patterns
  • to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our website according to your individual interests
  • to speed up your searches
  • to recognise you when you return to our website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie

Name

Purpose

Online form session cookie

This cookie is created when   a user connects to an ASP.NET application and will expire when the user   closes their browser. This cookie is essential for use of forms on our site   to store the session id of the user’s current session.

Accessibility/ contrast   stylesheets

css

This cookie is used to   remember which accessibility/contrast/standard style sheet the user prefers.   The website checks this cookie when the page loads up and displays the page   using which stylesheet the user last used.

Pensions Council site cookie   acceptance

accept_cookies

This cookie is created when   users accept the cookie agreement.

  • Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Disabling Cookies

You are always free to decline such cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion.

To disable cookies, please see links to the following websites for the procedures to follow to view and disable cookies on your computer:

The Pensions Council will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual.