Cookies on Trading212.com
Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer when you visit a website.
Cookies are managed by your browser. Each cookie is unique and contains some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, site name, digits and letters. It allows a website to remember your browsing preferences.
Types of cookies
Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies. The website uses both persistent and session cookies.
A session cookie is essential to ensure the correct functioning of the website and is used to manage registration/login and access to reserved features. Session cookies are stored temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed.
Persistent cookies are saved on your computer for a fixed period (usually a year or longer) and are not deleted when the browser is closed (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date).
First party cookies
Cookies set by the website owner or service provider (Trading 212) are called “first party cookies” and they can only be read by that site. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”.
Third party cookies
Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website or service you are using (such as advertising, interactive content and analytics). The third parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website or service in question and also when it visits certain other websites or services.
We use the following types of Cookies:
|Cookies in the Website*||Expiration||Description of purposes|
|PHPSESSID||End of browser session||Session cookie is used to distinguish one website visitor from another, thus preserving visitors’ information and preferences.|
|2db95e8e1a9267b7a1188556b2013b33||10 years||Tracks logins inside the trading platform. It is essential for the visitor to be able to log in to the trading platform
|LOGIN_TOKEN||10 years||Remember me cookie|
|hl||10 years||Stores the website region last picked by the user|
|5d60904a5b52802c63d8b5b97bf8a1ea||10 years||Used for error login in order to be able to filter the distinct users|
|dpd5||7 days||Used to save the url of the last opened ’Open practice account’ page|
|dpdt5||7 days||Used to save the localized ’Open Practice Account’ currency/amount|
|user_device||5 days||Stores user website information such as user device, language and country|
|user_locale||10 years||Stores the last used language of the website for the website user|
|IDE||1.5 years||Cookie used by Google for web advertising. It is stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net.|
|extensionInstalled||1 month||Used to prevent the extension promo bar from popping out every time the visitor lands on the login page.|
|cookie_warning||3 years||Set when a person closes the cookie warning bar in order to prevent the bar from popping out on each and every page and disturb the visitorsr' experience.|
|Cookies in the Trading Platform||Expiration||Description of purposes|
|JSESSIONID||End of browser session||Automatically created user session for the trading platform. It is used in conjunction with "TRADING212" to distinguish one trader from another.|
|TRADING212||End of browser session||Login token used to track current trader in the trading platform.|
|TRADING_LANG||End of browser session||This cookie keeps track of the trader's current preferred language.|
|BAYEUX_BROWSER||End of browser session||This cookie is essential for our services in order to provide trading quotes at the platform.|
|CUSTOMER_SESSION||End of browser session||Used for user authentication|
|TRADING212_SESSION_DEMO||End of browser session||Used for authorization trading in Practice mode|
|TRADING212_SESSION_LIVE||End of browser session||Used for authorization for trading in Real Money mode
|PLATFORM_LOADED_212||Persistent||Stores the last platform (practice/real) the user has been to
|Third party cookies||Expiration||Description of purposes|
|__utmc||End of browser session||It isn’t used in ga.js. It’s set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.|
|__utmz||6 months from set/update||It stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site.|
|_ga||2 years||Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users.|
|_gat||1 minute||Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.|
|_gid||24 hours||Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users.|
|_gac_||90 days||Contains campaign related information for the user.|
|__zprivacy||10 years||Chat cookie|
|__zlcmid||10 years||Chat cookie|
|amp_*||10 years||The cookie is used to keep track of a few bits of metadata for the Amplitude SDK. It includes a randomly generated device id, the current session id, the current user id if a user id is set, the last event time and a few sequence ids in order to sequence events and identifies correctly.
Changing Cookies Settings
Alternatively, an external resource is available at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies, providing specific information about cookies and how to manage them to suit the user's preferences.