Cookies are small text files placed on your computer that are created by the websites you visit or by certain emails you open. Cookies are used to improve your user experience, enable functionality on the website, facilitate site security and provide the business with marketing information about the site’s visitors.
Cookie text files comprise both numbers and letters and are saved into special areas in the memory of your computer or mobile device. Cookies stored here are called session cookies while cookies placed into the hard drive are called persistent cookies.
Please note that not all the cookies on our sites are set by us. Please see the section below on third party cookies.
VFM Brokers website cookie types
- Session cookies save website ’session’ credentials for visitors both logged in and not logged in. Once the browser is closed, the cookie is deactivated – and the session closed.
- Analytical cookies collect visitor information, such as the number of visits and how our website was found (e.g. via a marketing campaign). This information is extremely important to us as it helps us improve our website and further enhance visitor experience.
- Functional cookies are solely concerned with visitor experience on the website. For instance, they recognize the open/closed status of pop up messages, they memorize the time zone or view state of the Economic Calendar and they enable access to information stored when registered with VFM Brokers. Without these functional cookies no settings information can be saved.
- Third Party cookies are set by other websites who place cookies on the user’s computer and are introduced when you are logged in to their service. These cookies are session, analytical and functional and VFM Brokers does not control their dissemination. These cookies determine if the user is already logged into a social network, control bookmarking or sharing VFM Brokers content and determine when the user is viewing VFM Brokers videos if you have Flash player installed; VFM Brokers uses Adobe Flash Player to display this content. Flash cookies (Local Shared Objects) are used to verify whether the user’s browser supports Flash. If you wish to disable Flash cookies, please visit www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security. Other third parties should be contacted directly to view their cookie privacy information.