Cookie Policy

Protean Capital LLP is a limited liability partnership in England and Wales (No. OC375671) and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, with FRN: 593439. This Policy applies to Protean Capital LLP ("Protean"), the legal trading company that manages the products and services we offer to our customers.
This version of the Policy was updated on May 1, 2018.


Protean use cookies and similar technologies on its websites to improve both performance and user experience.

By using this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Policy. You will have seen a pop up to this effect on your first visit to this website; although it will not usually appear on subsequent visits you may withdraw your consent at any time by following the instructions below.

What are cookies?

A web cookie, a commonly used data collection technology, is simply a piece of text which can be placed on the browser of your personal computer or mobile device and subsequently read as you visit a website. A cookie may be a session cookie, that is, a cookie that remains on your browser while you are logged on to a particular website and then disappears when you close your browser, or it may be a persistent cookie, a cookie that remains on your browser over a period of time. Information from a cookie may be collected and used in aggregate form. Or data may be collected into an individual profile or record. That individual record may either be unique but anonymous, or the profile can be linked with information that identifies you as an individual.

You can learn more about cookies at

How do Protean use cookies?

Protean may use cookies for a number of purposes:

  • Essential cookies

    Protean may use a limited number of cookies essential to particular services you have requested or for security purposes. In particular, if you have registered for a site or use a customer portal Protean may use a cookie to authenticate the pc or mobile device that you are using; AND/OR

  • Performance cookies

    Protean may allow third parties to set analytics or performance cookies to collect and report aggregate information. These cookies provide reporting to Protean on an aggregate basis and so, do not identify you at all. Protean use the aggregate reports to understand how our websites are used and improve their usefulness to our audiences; AND/OR

  • Functional cookies

    A number of cookies also support how Protean's websites function, identifying your pc or end device on a unique but anonymous basis. These cookies may, for example, remember your language preferences or recognise an individual’s activity within a single session.

    If you register for a site, Protean may use a cookie to associate your presence with a specific user name and password or account. Protean may use a persistent cookie to recognise you automatically each time you return, but only if you ask us to do so. Protean may also use cookies to prepopulate your login or forms you fill out on the site with information you have already provided.

    Protean may conduct analyses of user traffic to measure the use of our sites and to improve the content of our websites and our services. These analyses will be performed using IP addresses and cookies.

Protean may use web beacons and pixels in our emails to track delivery and open rates. Protean's email provider may deliver cookies with our email to recognise a user’s response. The results are stored and reported on against the individual’s email address and the account profile within our database.

How you can control cookies

The cookies Protean use or allow are an accepted part of web infrastrucutre and important to your use of Protean's websites. Performance cookies allow Protean to understand its audiences as a whole and improve how its sites meet your needs and expectations. Many of the functional cookies are basic to how our sites and services work. The cookies Protean use for registration allow Protean to conduct its business online. Protean's sites and services, or parts of them, may not work properly without these cookies.

  • Browser controls

    Most modern browsers offer you ways to control or block cookies. These browser controls will usually be found in the options or preferences menu.

Disabling cookies

If you do not agree to the use of these cookies please disable them by following the instructions for your browser set out here or use the automated disabling tools where available below. Please note that some of the services will not function correctly if cookies are disabled.

Where the organisation setting the cookie provides an automated disabling tool in respect of its cookie(s) Protean list the name of that organisation, the category of cookies it sets together with a link to its automated disabling tool. In all other cases, Protean list the names of the cookies themselves and their source at the date of this Policy so that you can easily identify and disable them if you want through your browser controls.

Some browsers make it possible for you to signal that you do not want your internet browsing activity to be tracked. Disabling tracking may interfere with your use of the Website and the services provided on the Website.

After your initial visit to the Website Protean may change the cookies it uses. This Policy will always allow you to know who is placing cookies, for what purpose and give you the means to disable them; so you should check it from time to time.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this Policy or the information we collect or use about you, please contact the Head of Compliance:

Arafat Shah,
Protean Capital LLP,
4th Floor Hazelwood House,
53 New Oxford Street,