Learn More About PBA’s Use Of Website Cookies

Your privacy

You can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. However, if you give us any personal information about yourself or others we promise to treat it securely, fairly and lawfully. We are committed to protecting your privacy.

When we ask you for personal information online it will only be in response to you actively applying for or using one of our online products or services.

If you are giving us information for the first time we shall explain the purposes for which we shall use it at that time. If you are a customer already, this explanation will be in your account terms and conditions.
We may use personal information you provide for the purpose of providing more relevant content to you.

Cookies – what are they?

A “cookie” is a small text file that’s stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website.

Cookies store small pieces of information. For example – they will remember you’ve visited our site or performed a certain action.

Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent information on cookies.

Cookies – how we use them

If you delete cookies relating to this website we will not remember things about you, including your cookie preferences, and you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit the site.

We use cookies (and other similar technologies) to:

  • Provide products and services that you request and to provide a secure online environment
  • Manage our marketing relationships
  • Give you a better online experience and track website performance
  • Let us know which pages of our site you visited
  • Help us make our website more relevant to you
  • the same information repeatedly

We use analytics tools provided by Google

Google analytics cookies track the number of unique users of the site.

You can find more information about the data collected on the Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

The Google Analytics implementation on site uses third party cookies to correlate site usage data with broad, non-personally identifiable customer segments for the purposes of reviewing on-site usage and optimising user experience.

For more information, please review the following information from Google.

How to disable cookies that have been set

You can disable and remove the cookies if your browser supports this. To check and update your cookies settings, you will need to know what browser you are using and what version you have. You can usually find this out by opening the browser, then clicking on ‘Help’ and then ‘About’. This will give you information about the browser version you are using.

To manage your cookies, refer to your browser’s help section or visit the aboutcookies website.

Remember, if you amend your cookie settings, your browsing experience may change for the worse. For example, if you have set preferences on a website – such as your location for local news or weather forecasts – it will no longer remember these.

More information – Changes to this policy

We occasionally update our cookie policy. You should visit this page periodically if you want to keep yourself informed. Last updated on 28 August 2016.

Are you happy for us to use cookies?

Some features that are designed to give you a better online experience only work if we use cookies.

You can change your mind at any time but, for now, are you happy for us to store and access cookies on your device for the purposes described?

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If you do not change your preferences here, your current preference will continue to apply.