List of the cookies we use

Below is a list of the main cookies set by the Leeds Building Society website, and what each is used for:


Cookie NameDescription
s1 This is a unique identifier given to each computer to determine the number of unique users for various parts of Data is only used in aggregate.
ns_session Used with the s1 cookie to identify user sessions on Data is only used in aggregate.
ns_cookietest Used to confirm that your browser is able to accept cookies.

comScore, is an independent measurement and research company, which gathers information regarding visitor activity on the Leeds Building Society website. Data is gathered on our behalf using cookies, log file data, and code that is embedded on our website. We then use this information to see how visitors are moving around our website, identify any problems with the site and help improve our website for the user. Information (such as IP addresses) that comScore collects is transferred to them in the United States of America. comScore have committed to handling personal data they receive from the European Economic Area in accordance with the EU’s data protection requirements. For information on how comScore treats personal data please see the comScore Privacy Policy »

Google Analytics

Cookie NameDescription
__utmb, __utmc Google Analytics tracking uses these two cookies to establish a visitor session.
__utma Used to track each unique browser that visits a page on the site.
__utmz Used to track traffic source and navigation around the website

The Leeds Building Society website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc to monitor visitors to the website.

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 will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the Leeds Building Society website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. View Google’s privacy policy »

Local shared objects (Flash Cookies)

The Leeds building Society website uses the Adobe Flash Player to deliver video content throughout the site. To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects (or Flash Cookies as they are commonly known) are employed to provide features and for saving your preferences. Flash Cookies are stored on a user’s terminal much the same as cookies are, however it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way. The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies either for a specific domain like or for all websites. See the Adobe website for details.