What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies allow a website to know if your computer or device has visited the site before.
Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience.
Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
What types of cookies does The Money Shop use?
The Money Shop uses “Essential,” “Functionality,” and “Marketing” cookies. The Money Shop may use all or a combination of all three categories of cookies. You can find out more about each cookie category below.
1. Essential Cookies. These cookies enable you to move around the website and use its features.
2. Functionality Cookies. These cookies are used to help improve the website experience. The cookies are placed when a user first visits the website and they track the user through the website, monitoring where they navigate to or where they drop out of the process.
3. Marketing – we use third parties to help provide customised advertising and other content to visitors to our website.
So that we can offer you the best possible online experience, new services using cookies may be added to our site from time to time. We aim to keep the cookies information provided here as accurate as possible and use all reasonable efforts to review and update the details.
How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
First and third-party cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that belong to The Money Shop, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our service. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for The Money Shop, for example to help us understand how our service is being used.
Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.
Analytics. 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.
Used for anonymised event tracking in place on the widgets to understand how consumers use them and the cookie is needed to identify the web session.
How to control and delete cookies
You can use your browser settings to accept or reject cookies and delete existing cookies. If you have disabled cookies in your web browser you won’t be able to benefit from using the comparison tools available on the Sites. The majority of web browsers automatically enable cookies as a default setting.