What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your computer or other device. Cookies can help provide you with a good experience when you browse websites and also help improve website functionality. 

How do we use cookies?

We collect certain data regarding use of our public websites and activities on the sites via cookies. To find out more about how you can manage the various cookies we use, please see the section below headed “Managing Cookies”.

We use the following cookies so that our websites work properly and to improve the user experience: 

  • Essential / strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are required to save your session and certain inputs and to carry out other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of our websites, such as to determine what features of the site users can access. These cookies are session cookies, which are temporary and will expire when you close your browser.

  • Analytical / performance cookies: These cookies allow us to collect data about how visitors use our websites (for example, the number of visitors and how they move around our websites). This helps us to improve the way our websites work, for example, by assessing whether users can find what they are looking for easily and collecting data on any errors users might experience.

Please see more details below:

Cookie

Purpose

Google Analytics, including:

  • _gat
  • _gid
  • _ga

 

Hotjar, including:

  • _hjIncludedInSample

 

 

These cookies help us analyse how visitors use our websites. This information will be used for the purpose of evaluating use of the websites, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. For instance, this information is used to determine how many visitors, in aggregate, there are to certain webpages as well as the types of internet browsers being used to access our websites. The information generated by these cookies may be transferred outside of the EU, including by being transmitted to and stored on, for the Google Analytics cookies, servers in the United States. The information may also be transferred to third parties.

To find out more about Google Analytics, please see the information Google makes available about its use of cookies, including what is available here, as well as its privacy policy.

To find more about the Hotjar cookies, you can access its privacy policy and the information Hotjar provides here about its cookies.



  • Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our websites to recognise if you return to them from another website during the same browsing session. They are used to prevent repetitive requests, pop-up messages or disclaimers, which helps us to improve your experience.

Please see more details below:

Cookie

Purpose

Functionality cookies we set include:

SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE

Coveo_visitorid

AnalyticsCustomerType

 

We use functionality cookies, including to evaluate which parts of the website are being visited, for how long and to help determine the number of website visitors. This helps us better understand the user experience and improve the website. The information generated by these cookies will be transferred outside the EU, including to affiliated entities in the United States. The information generated by these cookies will not be used to identify website visitors.


Third-party cookies

Third parties (including, for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also set cookies on your device when you are using our website. The cookies from third-party providers we use are specified above under analytical/performance cookies and functionality cookies. The third-party operated services may use information other than as we do and without our knowledge. Please refer to the privacy and/or cookie policy of the above listed services of the third parties for detailed information.

You may be able to refuse the use of cookies by third parties by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our websites. Our websites may link through to third-party websites, over which we have no control.

Managing cookies

You may be able to block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Some third parties, such as Google, offer plug-ins to manage cookies. It may also be possible to delete cookies that have been installed in the past. If you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential / strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our websites.

General

If either Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. (Dimensional UK) and/or Dimensional Ireland collects personal data via cookies, such personal data will be treated in accordance with the relevant privacy policy.

You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org. This site will give you guidance on how to control and delete unwanted cookies you have already accepted.

We reserve the right to amend these terms from time to time. Any changes will be posted within this page and shall become effective as soon as they are posted.