Cookie Policy

This page contains important information about our Cookie Policy and explains how this website uses cookies. Please read this information carefully.

A cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets website operators know when you visit a particular website. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We have included a full list of the cookies used on this website below, along with a definition of what the cookie is used for.

Coats UK Pension Scheme Trustees Limited (the “Trustee”) will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

Cookies used on our website

Cookie name Purpose
_ga Google analytics
_gat Google analytics
__utma Google analytics
__utmb Google analytics
__utmc Google analytics
__utmt Google analytics
__utmz Google analytics
wp-postpass_* Allows access to the secured download area
coats_secure_download_page_1 Allows access to the secured download area
wordpress_test_cookie Checks that your browser accepts cookies
x-service-user-name Manages your secure My Coats Pension session
x-service-user-token Manages your secure My Coats Pension session

How to control and delete cookies

You can delete the files that contain cookies – those files are stored as part of your internet browser. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this website, or indeed any other website, or if you wish to receive notification of cookie placement requests or decline cookies completely, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Please be aware that declining or denying cookies may prevent you from being able to use the website to its highest capability.

You may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile device you will need to refer to your manual.

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate our use of our Website and compile reports on user activity.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google Analytics anonymizes IP addresses and will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit

Your rights

Coats UK Pension Scheme (the “Scheme”) is required to comply with the provisions of General Data Protection Legislation (GDPR), and also The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. These provide – amongst other things – that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should be kept up to date, where necessary, and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you and for any inaccuracies to be corrected. For more information about your rights, please see our Privacy Notice.

Policy changes

Any changes to this Cookie policy will be posted here.

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