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General

Cookies are small text files used to store information in users' web browsers. Issued by Web Page servers, they are, in essence, an identification card comprising a string of numbers and text, which cannot be executed as code or used to deliver viruses. Most websites use cookies to improve user experience and to help websites ‘remember’ users'.

In 2011, a European Union ('EU') Directive led to an update of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations. These apply to organisations sending electronic marketing messages (by phone, fax, email or text), using cookies, or providing electronic communication services to the public.

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Cookies used by fcrm.co.uk

We use session cookies, not persistent cookies. This enables indvidual user actions to be linked during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the web-browser window and ends when they close the web-browser window. Session cookies are temporary. When a user closes the web-browser (i.e. ending the browsing session), session cookies are deleted.

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Our Specialist Focus
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Useful links
FCRM Home Page
FCA - Financial Crime Guide

OFSI - Sanctions Guidance 

HMRC - AML Guidance

JMLSG Guidance

Law Society - AML Guidance

Frequently Asked Questions