Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience. These cookies help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allow us to improve our site.

You can delete/control cookies via your browser settings by following these instructions, however if you choose to block cookies then your browsing experience may be affected. This includes:

  • Track the pages you visit via Google Analytics / Tag Manager
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks
  • Allow you to share pages via Add This (if available).

The website will not share any personal information with third parties.

Cookie Name Purpose
Allow Cookies Allow Cookies This will remember that you are happy to allow cookies on our website. This cookie is set to expire after 12 months.
Google Analytics _ga Used to distinguish users and expires in 2 years
Google Analytics _gid Used to distinguish users and expires in 24 hours
Google Analytics _gat Used to throttle request rate and expires in 1 minute
Google Analytics -utma This allows Google Analytics to determine unique visitors to our site. The cookie expires 2 years from initial creation or from update of cookie
Google Analytics -utmb This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session on our site. The cookie will expire 30 minutes from initial creation of from update of the cookie
Google Analytics -utmc This is used in conjunction with the -utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. This cookie will expire once you have closed your session with our website (once you have closed your browser)
Google Analytics -utmz This cookie is used by google to store where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link). This cookie will expire 6 months from its initial creation or from update of cookie.
AddThis _atuvs / _atuvc This is a third-party cookie from AddThis service and will expire in 2 years. This will share Standard Chartered content via social media share buttons. Also monitors user activity on the site and on other AddThis sites.
AddThis s_sq / ouid / notice_gdpr_prefs / s_nr / na_id / loc / s_fid / ssc / na_tc / notice_preferences / mus / gpw_e24 / sshs / s_cc / uvc / uid This is a third-party cookie from AddThis service. Up to 5 years expiry dates, with some session based. This will share Standard Chartered content via social media share buttons. Also monitors user activity on the site and on other AddThis sites.
Litespeed cache _lscache_vary This cookie is used to store whether you are logged into the site and what your user role is. It us used to help improve site performance for logged in users. This cookie will expire after 2 days.
Vimeo Player player / vuid We embed videos from our official Vimeo channel. When you press play (or played automatically) Vimeo will drop third party cookies to enable the video to play and to collect analytics data such as how long a viewer has watched the video. These cookies do not track individuals.