Cookie Types

What cookies do we use?

We use a number of different cookies on our website and our website comprises of the following URLs:

  • .principality.co.uk
  • broker.principality.co.uk
  • www.principality.co.uk
  • careers.principality.co.uk
  • ac.principality.co.uk

We use three different types of cookies on our website. Click on the tabs below to find out more about the three different types of cookies we use.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Strictly necessary cookies are those that are deemed necessary to the operation of the website, such as those that measure and those that distribute website traffic or those that allow you to log in to secure areas.

  Name of cookie How long does it last? More information
ASP.NET_SessionId Only the session Preserves the session across different pages viewed
TS# Session Balances traffic across servers
pa_enabled Persistent Formats the website correctly for device
_cfduid 1 year Identifies trusted web traffic
ProductsPreviouslyViewed 30 days Remembers products previously viewed on the website
Performance Cookies

Performance cookies track how well the site is working, identify any issues with pages and how you are using our website.

  Name of cookie How long does it last? More information
SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE 10 years Identifies repeat visits to website
_ga 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.
_gid 1 day Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.
collect Session Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
pa Persistent Registers the website's speed and performance. This function can be used in context with statistics and load-balancing.
_gcl_au 3 months Used by Google for experimenting with ad efficiency across their services
_hjIncludedInSample Session Owned by Hotjar. Determines if the user's navigation should be registered in a certain statistical placeholder
__utma 24 months Recognises if you have visited the site before
__utmz Only the session Recognises a new visit to the site
Functional Cookies

Functional cookies are those that are used to provide services or to remember settings in order to improve your experience on our website, such as language preferences.

  Name of cookie How long does it last? More information
website#lang 30 days Remembers language preference
Remarketing Cookies

Remarketing cookies are those that are used to optimise services and campaigns.

  Name of cookie How long does it last? More information
1p_JAR 3 months Used by Google Double click to personalise adverts across different sites
Cookieconstent_status 30 days Remembers if you consented to cookies being placed on your device
_fbp 3 months Facebook uses this cookie to personalise adverts to you based on other sites you have visited
  • If you have any questions or comments, or want more information, you can Contact Us or you can contact our Data Protection Officer as follows. Email: DPO@principality.co.uk Post: Principality Data Protection Officer, Principality Building Society, PO Box 89, Principality Buildings, Queen Street, Cardiff,CF10 1UA

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