We want to provide a positive website experience for visitors to the Reach Financial Services Website, so that the online services are easy to use, helpful and reliable.
In order to facilitate this, an extremely common internet marketing technique is used that involves placing small amounts of information on your computer’s hard drive (or mobile phone or other device) by the server that hosts the Reach Financial Services website. These small amounts of information are text files called ‘cookies’.
‘Cookies’ are pieces of information that are stored on the hard drive of your browsing device (e.g. your computer) to enable you to interact with a website in the most efficient way.
‘Cookies’ are usually small text files saved onto your computer’s memory. They cannot be used to identify you personally, nor can any ‘cookies’ used by the Reach Financial Services website harm the performance of your computer, as they are only pieces of text (and not a program that can be infected with a virus).
‘Cookies’ cannot ‘read’ anything on your hard drive or ‘capture’ your email address or ‘steal’ any other information about you that might be stored on your hard drive.
While it is recommended you accept the use of ‘cookies’ because they are necessary to provide the best website viewing experience, it is possible for you to decide to prevent the site’s ability to save ‘cookies’ to your hard drive. We explain where to find out how to prevent the use of ‘cookies’ below.
Please be aware that restricting or preventing ‘cookies’ may result in an adverse impact on the functionality of the Reach Financial Services Website (as well as any other websites you visit).
The Reach Financial Services Website uses a number of different ‘cookies’ for various reasons as outlined below, but no personally identifiable information is collected about you via ‘cookies’.
The Reach Financial Services website may make use of ‘cookies’ to help provide a better experience while a user is browsing our Website, such as:
Different types of ‘cookies’ enhance website visitors’ experience in two different ways:
This is a list of the ‘cookies’ used by the Reach Financial Services Website, together with what each ‘cookie’ is used for:
If you decide that you want to restrict or prevent the use of ‘cookies’ on all websites, then the actions you need to take will depend on the browser that you use to view web pages.
We recommend that you look at the About Cookies website, as this website can explain in clear, step-by-step terms how you can restrict or prevent ‘cookies’ depending on which browser you are using.
We do stress that ‘cookies’ will enhance your experience of the Reach Financial Services Website, and they pose no threat to your computer or confidentiality at all.