Topics covered on this page:
Introduction to cookies
Cookies used on SagePay.com
Managing cookies on your computer
1. Introduction to cookies
Cookies are small text files which are transferred from our website, product or service and stored on your computer's hard drive. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide general usage information to the owners of the site.
The cookies used on SagePay.com can be split into categories which based on the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC UK) guidance:
1. Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies needed for our websites, products and services to function properly. For example, these cookies allow you to access secure areas of our website or to use the shopping basket facility.
2. Functional Cookies
These cookies allow our websites, products and services to remember choices you make (such as your user name, when you last logged in, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
3. Performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, products and services, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages or broken links. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how our website, products and services work.
4. Targeting or advertising cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operators’ permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.
2. Cookies used on sagepay.com
Here is a list of all the cookies that we use on our website. If you would like more information about the cookies we use or think that we have missed a cookie, please let us know.
We use the following “strictly necessary” cookies:
This is a temporary cookie file which is erased when you close your web browser. When you restart your browser and revisit our site, the website will not recognize you.
We use the following ”functional” cookie:
This cookie remembers you when you are logged into our site.
We use the following “performance” cookies:
3rd Party cookies
SagePay.com uses flash players to deliver content such as product demonstration videos. Flash cookies provide features such as auto resume and saving your preferences. You can delete or disable flash cookies. The Adobe website provide comprehensive information about this – see http://www.adobe.com/security/flashplayer
In some sections of our site, we use Google Maps to allow you to search by location. To learn more about how Google uses this information, please visit http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy
We may embed videos from a YouTube channel and this may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy
3. Managing cookies on your computer
Most web browsers allow some control to restrict or block cookies if you wish, however if you disable cookies you may find this affects your ability to use certain parts of our website, products or services. For more information on this topic, you can visit the Internet Advertising Bureau website www.youronlinechoices.co.uk.