Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they benefit you

The PayStream website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make the PayStream website work as you'd expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)
We do not use cookies to:
  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions
Cookies used within are as follows:
Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Session cookies ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie helps our website to function correctly and is set for all visitors. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser. Visit the Microsoft website
AddThis _atuvc This cookie is required for the content sharing buttons on our site. No personally identifiable information is collected. Click here for more information on AddThis

Most web browsers allow control of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you agree with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Granting us permission to use cookies

More about our Cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:
  • Determining if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Allowing you to add comments to our site
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Social website cookies

So you can be easily ‘Liked' or share our content on sites like Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Third party cookies are set by:
  • AddThis -they provide us with lots of sharing buttons in one package
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous visitor statistics cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at, etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called ‘analytics' programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached our site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

Advertising cookies

Cookies are widely used in online advertising. Neither us, advertisers or our advertising partners can gain personally identifiable information from these cookies. You can learn more about online advertising at You can opt-out of almost all advertising cookies at although we would prefer that you didn't as ultimately adverts help keep much of the internet free. It is also worth noting that opting out of advertising cookies will not mean you won't see adverts, just simply that they won't be tailored to you any longer.

Remarketing cookies

You may notice that sometimes after visiting a site you see increased numbers of adverts from the site you visited. This is because advertisers, including ourselves pay for these adverts. The technology to do this is made possible by cookies and as such we may place a so called ‘remarketing cookies' during your visit. We use these adverts to offer special offers, etc. to encourage you to come back to our site. Don't worry we are unable to proactively reach out to you as the whole process is entirely anonymous. You can opt out of these cookies at any time as explained above.

Turning cookies off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

Changes to this cookie policy

We keep our cookie policy under regular review. This cookie policy was last updated on 10 July 2012.

How to contact us

Requests for information about our cookie policy or privacy statement can be obtained by contacting us or by writing to:

PayStream Ltd
Personal Support
Mansion House
Manchester Road
WA14 4RW