Our Use of Cookies

Cookies are used in order to better understand how applications and websites work and to optimize online and mobile experiences. Cookies facilitate this by allowing the party serving the cookie to analyze a website's performance, to identify certain users and remember their preferences, to better understand whether a computer or device (and probably its user) has visited a website previously and to serve personalized advertisements.

The term "cookies" in this context means cookies and similar device storage technologies, which are small amounts of data that are based on your internet activity and are stored as text files by your internet browser on the hard drive of your computer or other electronic mobile device.

Charles Schwab, U.K., Limited uses cookies in the following ways:

Analytical Cookie—this session cookie is used to collect information about how users of the website navigate around the various pages, links and content.

Analytical Marketing Cookie—this session cookie is used to collect information about how visitors who have landed on our website from our advertisements or banner advertising on other websites navigate around the various pages, links and content.

When we use a cookie for these purposes, the cookies only last the duration of the visit and we do not record any information that will uniquely identify you. The information is collated for statistical purposes from all visitors to the website to give us an overall picture of how users navigate around the website.

Security Cookies—these session cookies are used to enable and support our security features, and to help us detect malicious activity and violations of our User Agreement.

Session Cookies—these cookies are used to maintain your session and are strictly necessary.

Infrastructure Cookies—these session cookies are used to help with the functional elements of the site infrastructure (e.g. when a visitor enters a ticker symbol in the "Symbol Lookup" function, the cookie will help the website to provide the correct data in answer to the query).

For the cookies that are strictly necessary for the website to work you are agreeing to their use by continuing to browse this website. To the extent permitted by applicable law, there is no prior consent required and the only way to revoke your consent is to set your browser to refuse to accept or disable cookies, although this will impact your experience. You can also erase cookies that are already on your computer or mobile device. For more information about working with cookies, you should consult your user manual, FAQ, or "help" function of your specific browser and operating system software.