Privacy & Cookies

This Privacy and Cookie Policy covers how Old Mutual Wealth companies treat personally identifiable and other information that they collect and receive. ‘Data’ and ‘Information’ includes information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address (including email address), or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available. The Policy also provides information to help you understand the use of cookies on Old Mutual Wealth websites you may visit.

Data security

In order to check your identity, and protect you and your money from fraud, we may ask for personal information at the start of our relationship and in subsequent communications. This is a requirement of the 1998 Data Protection Act and is important to help safeguard you against potential crime.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Our websites may automatically collect information from your computer using cookies which provide us with limited personal information. We will use this data primarily:

  • for security
  • to enhance and personalise aspects of our service
  • to show that you have read any relevant legal information
  • to analyse how our site is used.

The tables below explain all the cookies we use and why.

Old Mutual Wealth's public website:

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Universal Analytics __ga
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Instances of the following __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz and__utmv may still be evident from instances of Classic Google Analytics code. The __gat cookie allows us to use data from Google’s Display Advertising Network to provide more demographic information about users. See an overview of privacy at Google.
Eloqua is a tool we use for sending emails. These cookies are used to collect information related to website visitors who arrive at our website from an email received from us. It allows us to ensure that the user experience is easy and intuitive. More information from Eloqua


Cookie Name Purpose
Financial Adviser advisor_verification In order to access the adviser area of the site you are asked to confirm that you are a financial adviser. The cookie stores the response.
These cookies are used to store a string of random numbers and letters which identify a particular visit to our website, enabling the web page to work as you need it to. The cookie is automatically deleted when you close your browser or the web application.
Share This __uset
Many of our pages include a ‘ShareThis’ button, which allows you to share our content via email, Twitter, Facebook etc. These cookies enable that service to work smoothly:
'_stid' is a random unique identifier and is used to associate users with topics of interest, based upon the content they consume and share.
'_uset' is used to indicate when a user has had a cookie set so that the task is not repeated in the next eight hours.

Most web browsers allow control of most cookies through the browser settings. If at any time you wish to withdraw your consent for cookie usage then please delete the cookies generated by our websites from your browser. Please note that deleting any of these cookies may result in you not being able to enter or use all of the features of our websites.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

YouTube cookies

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

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