What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from an organisation's web server to your web browser and is then stored on your hard drive. Cookies can't read data off your hard drive or cookie files created by other sites, and do not damage your system.

However, you can reset your browser so as to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent. Web browsers allow you to control cookies stored on your hard drive through the web browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

At Bowmark Capital we only use cookies to monitor the performance of our website and to improve user experience.

If you choose not to accept our cookies, some of the features of our site may not work as well as we intend.

Cookies used by Bowmark Capital website

Cookie type

Cookie name

Purpose

Google analytics

_utmc

Takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site

Google analytics

_utma

Tracks the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie

Google analytics

_utmb

Takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters the site

Google analytics

_utmz

Keeps track of where the visitor came from

Rails session cookie

bowmark_login

Boolean that connects the users request with session

Website Cookie Acceptance

bowmark_cookie_flag

This cookie is used to remember if a user has already seen the cookies message and it therefore does not need to be displayed again