Cookies Policy

1. Introduction

1.1 This document sets out to users “Users”) of our website (“Global Market Index Limited ”) in respect of the use of Cookies and its sub-domains.

1.2 This Cookies Policy applies only to the actions of Global Market Index Limited and Users with respect to the Website itself and does not extend to any websites that can be accessed via it including, but not limited to, any links to social media websites.

2. What are Cookies?

2.1 Nearly all websites use Cookies. Cookies are small pieces of information which are stored as text files on a user’s device: computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone when they visit an internet website utilising them. Cookies are not harmful to those devices. They are designed to hold minimal amounts of data specific to a user and to track their movement around a website so that the operator can tailor the website to a user’s preferences to make each visit a better experience. Website operators often allow technology partners to set Cookies, to determine things such as the type of device being used, as well as third party advertisers to tailor content for marketing purposes.

2.2 A user of a website can “opt-out” of Cookies, block third-party Cookies or disable the acceptance of Cookies in general via the settings on the internet browser they are using. As well as being useful for the user and website operator, some Cookies can be essential for a website’s functionality and are utilised without a user’s consent, such as Cookies that identify a user’s language preference, and those that maintain sessions between web pages. Blocking these Cookies can therefore sometimes degrade the use of the website and users might even be logged out unexpectedly.

2.3 To find out more about Cookies Users can use the Help menu on the web browser they are using or alternatively visit specialist information sites such as

3. The Use of Cookies on this Website

3.1 All Cookies used by the Website are used in accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communication (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (“UK and EU Cookie Law”). Global Market Index Limited do not store any identifiable personal information within its Cookies such as bank or credit card details. The information that is gathered by our Cookies enables us to customise the Website for Users’ specific accounts as well as tailor any advertising it might contain to a User’s own preferences with the aim of improving their experience. Cookies are also used to help Global Market Index Limited deliver its services by measuring marketing and analysing the performance of the Website.

3.2 First-party Cookies

Any first-party Cookies that are placed on Users’ devices directly via this Website and are used only by Global Market Index Limited which has taken steps to ensure that Users’ privacy is protected and respected at all times. Some features of the Website depend upon certain Cookies to function and these are deemed under the UK and EU Cookie Law to be “strictly necessary”. Users may still block these Cookies by changing their internet browser’s settings

3.3 Third-party Cookies

By using this Website Users might also receive third-party Cookies on their devices, being Cookies placed by websites and/or parties other than Global Market Index Limited . More information about these Cookies can be obtained via their individual privacy policies from the “opt-out” link.

3.4 Analytic services Cookies

This Website also uses analytics services which are sets of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics thereby enabling Global Market Index Limited to better understand how Users use the Website. This, in turn, enables Global Market Index Limited to improve the Website and the services offered through it. These analytics services use Cookies to gather the required information. Some of them may be placed immediately when a User decides to visit the Website, so it may not be possible to obtain a User’s prior consent. A User can still remove these Cookies and prevent future use of them by following the steps set out below.

4. Disabling and Deleting Cookies

4.1 A User can choose to enable or disable Cookies in their internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable a user to select whether they wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

4.2 A User can also choose to delete Cookies at any time. This may, however, result in the loss of information that enables the Website to be accessed more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.

4.3 Users are recommended that they ensure that their internet browser is up-to-date and to consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of that internet browser if unsure about how to adjust the privacy settings.

5. Changes to this Policy

5.1 Global Market Index Limited reserves the right to change this Policy as deemed necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and Users are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on their first use of the Website following the alterations.