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Website Cookie Policy

Last updated: February  27th 2020

Alta Capital, (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on this website (the “Website”). By using the Website, you consent to the use of cookies. Alta Capital Ltd, is a trading name of the company Alta Capital Ltd,, registered in England and Wales with company number 11604447, registered office 30 Orange Street, London WC2H 7HF. 

Our Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Website, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Website or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Website more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How we use cookies

When you use and access the Website, we may place a number of cookie files in your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable the Website to function and to provide analytics.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Website and we use different types of cookies to run the Website. Please find information below on the cookies that our Website stores on your computer.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

WordPress (the software used to power this website) sets the following cookies in your browser, if you have logged into the website dashboard:

Cookie Name Description Session
wordpress_ WordPress cookie for a logged in user. Session
wordpress_logged_in WordPress cookie for a logged in user. Session
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress test cookie. Session
wp-settings-time- WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface and possibly also the main site interface. 1 Year
wp-settings- WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface and possibly also the main site interface. 1 Year
PHPSESSID To identify your unique session on the website. Session

Third-party Cookies:

In addition to the essential cookies, we also use various third-party cookies to report usage statistics of the Website. This is done through the third-party Google Analytics (Google Inc.) which is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). These have been summarised below:

Cookie Name Description Session
_ga Used to distinguish users. 2 Years
_gid Used to distinguish users. 24 Hours
_gat Used to throttle request rate. 1 Minute

Cookie Acceptance and Effect of Clicking Agree on our Cookie Banner

By using our Website you consent to our use of cookies and the cookies will be stored on your device unless this functionality is rejected or disabled by your browser.

The first time you visit our Website, our Cookie Banner will appear, notifying your of the fact that the Website uses cookie. If you click on the ‘ACCEPT’ button in this Cookie Banner, the Website will use a cookie to record this fact so that the Cookie Banner will not show up on your screen next time you visit our Website from your device (using the same browser).

Turning Off Cookies and Ramifications Thereof

You can manage the cookies stored on your device as well as stop cookies from being installed on your browser. To find out more information about how to do this, please visit the help pages of your web browser. Further information can also be found on the following website:

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please contact us:

Contact email:

Alta Capital Ltd,
30 Orange Street,

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Alta Capital
30 Orange Street
London WC2H 7HF
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0) 20 3773 0550

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