Cookies Policy

Last updated: 11 April 2019

This Cookies Policy applies to the website (the “Site”) linking to this Cookies Policy and forms part of the Privacy Notice, which describes our data handling practices. On the Site, First Databank UK Limited (“we”, “us”, “our” or “FDB UK”) and third parties, including our advertising- and marketing-related service providers and partners, use a variety of technologies (“Cookies and Similar Technologies”) including cookies, web beacons, tags, scripts, pixels, local shared objects (including HTML5 cookies) and software development kits (“SDKs”). You can read more below about the types of cookies we use, why we use them and how you can exercise your choices regarding Cookies and Similar Technologies.


The Site automatically logs certain information about visits to the Site using Cookies and Similar Technologies, such as the number and frequency of visitors, technical information about browsers and devices used to access the Site, and information about crashes or other technical issues. The Cookies and Similar Technologies which log this information are necessary to allow the Site to function.


We and third parties may automatically collect certain information through Cookies and Similar Technologies about your activities over time across the Site as well as across third-party sites, apps or other media. Cookies and Similar Technologies may be included in our web pages, emails and other digital content. They may assign or collect unique cookie IDs or other identifiers associated with your browser or device. They may collect information while you are using our Site or while they are running in the background of your device.


Cookies and Similar Technologies on the Site may be served directly by FDB UK (referred to as “first-party cookies”) or by others such as data analytics companies (referred to as “third-party cookies”).


Cookies and Similar Technologies are browser- and device-specific and may endure for different periods of time. Some are deleted automatically once you close your browser or exit the Site. These are sometimes referred to as “session cookies”. Other cookies are “persistent cookies”, meaning that they remain on your device after your browser is closed.



The following table sets out the different categories of cookies that the Site use and why we use them.


Type of cookie


What these cookies do

How to exercise your cookies choices

Essential website cookies


These cookies are necessary to provide you some of the features of the Site, such as to remember the pages you visit.

You can control cookies through your browser settings following the instructions below. However if you choose to do so, then you will not be able to use the full functionality of the Site.

Essential website cookies (landing pages only) Scribble Technologies Inc. These cookies are necessary to provide some of the features of our landing pages, which we create using on ion interactive, such as form submission functionality. These cookies are essential and cannot be disabled. They are only saved if you visit an external landing page and accept the use of cookies at that point.

Analytics cookies

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information on how the Site are used and to report on the Site usage statistics.

To opt out of Google Analytics on your browser or device, please visit
and follow the instructions.

Advertising and marketing cookies

Oracle Eloqua

We use cookies to track user trends and collect information about how you use the site or interact with advertising, marketing and our email communications.

To opt out of Oracle Marketing Cloud on your browser or device, please visit
and follow the instructions.


Google Advertising We use cookies to track conversions and user trends, and collect information about how you interact with our AdWords and display advertising.

To opt out of Google’s advertising cookies on your browser or device, please visit and follow the instructions


Cookies and Similar Technologies help us, our service providers and business partners provide and customise the Site. You have the right to choose whether or not to accept certain Cookies and Similar Technologies. However, if you choose to refuse or remove Cookies and Similar Technologies, this could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.


Most browsers accept cookies by default. You may be able to change the settings to have your browser refuse certain Cookies and Similar Technologies or notify you before accepting cookies. To do so, please follow the instructions provided by your browser which are usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility. Some third parties also provide the ability to refuse their cookies directly by clicking on an opt-out link and you should review the cookies policy of the relevant third party to find out more about their cookies.


For interest-based advertising opt-outs, you can follow the instructions provided by the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (“EDAA”) here to opt out of Cookies from companies that have chosen to participate in the EDAA's opt-out scheme.

More Information

For further information about Cookies and Similar Technologies and how to exercise your choices, please visit and



If you have any questions about our use of cookies, please contact us as described in the Privacy Notice.