Cookie Policy

Dated: 14 September 2020

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are sent by a website to a web browser and contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. This enables the website to identify and track the web browser. Cookies can, among other functions, enable a website to recognise a device each time it visits, remember user preferences and recommend content. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, but rather the computer used. However, some cookies will contain personal information such as a username.

Our use of cookies

Different cookies do different things and some are essential to the operation of our website whilst others are not. The different types of cookie we use are:

  • Strictly necessary cookies.These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, such as your account, and make use of the various services we offer. Strictly necessary cookies do not gather any information that could be used for marketing purposes and they do not retain information beyond the end of your visit.
  • Analytical/performance cookies.These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website and to see how you and other visitors move around our website. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are able to find what they are looking for easily. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore cannot be used to identify you.
  • Functionality cookies.These are used to recognise you when you return to our website, enabling us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies.These cookies record your visits to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

To the extent that any personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) is collected through our use of cookies, our Privacy Policy will apply to our processing of that personal information in accordance with the GDPR.

Third-party cookies

These cookies are not directly controlled by Sharegain and are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. Such third parties may include, for example, advertising networks, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services, customer support and helpdesk services.
In particular, our website employs Google Analytics and LinkedIn cookies;

Google analytics:

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our website. Google holds this information and provides us with access to it. The lifespan of a Google Analytics cookie depends on what it is and what it is used for. Some expire at the end of your browser session, whilst others can last for up to two years.

You can find out how to opt out of Google Analytics by visiting: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
You can find out more about Google Analytics by visiting: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
The Google Analytics privacy policy can be found at: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

LinkedIn Insight tag

The LinkedIn Insight Tag is used on our website to enable in-depth campaign reporting and obtain useful insights about our website visitors. We use the LinkedIn Insight Tag to track conversions, retarget website visitors, and unlock additional insights about members interacting with our LinkedIn ads.The LinkedIn Insight Tag facilitates the acquisition of data regarding members’ visits to our website, including the URL, referrer, IP address, device and browser characteristics (User Agent), and timestamp. The IP addresses are truncated or hashed, and members’ direct identifiers are removed within seven days to make the data pseudonymous. This remaining pseudonymized data is then deleted within 180 days.

You can opt-out of cookies from LinkedIn on your LinkedIn settings page and we recommend you read their Cookie Policy for more information.I

Limiting or preventing cookies

While you can disable non-essential third-party cookies manually by following the guidance provided above, our website enables you to automatically manage your cookie preferences once you access the website for the first time. The Cookie pop-up window enables users either to agree to all cookies or to disable non-essential cookies. However, please note that if you set your browser to not accept cookies, it may result in certain sections of our website not working properly and certain personalised services not being provided to users. You can change your cookie preferences at any time by clicking here. More general information about cookies can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

With securities lending, as with other investment activities, your capital may be at risk.

Sharegain Ltd. is registered in England and Wales (no. 09600298) and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (no. 730395).
*This website is directed exclusively at and intended to be used only by professional investors and retail investors with direct holdings in stocks, bonds and ETFs in excess of £500,000. Our website is not directed at any person or institution where (by reason of nationality, residence or otherwise) the availability of our website or securities lending in general is prohibited. The material on this website is for general information and should not be considered as investment advice or solicitation to be involved in securities lending or to use one of Sharegain’s services. Securities lending involves risks and we have not and will not assess whether our service is appropriate for you. If you decide to lend your securities, your capital may be at risk. Please consult professional advisors if you are in any doubt as to whether the service would be beneficial for you or whether you require any consent or need to observe any formalities, before deciding to engage in securities lending.
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