What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. A cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term "cookies" in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
What sort of cookies does this website use?
These cookies enable you use all the different parts of the site and without them we cannot provide you with a service.
Some examples of how we use these cookies are:
- Signing into your member account securely.
- Remembering your preferences that are set on this page.
- Carrying our requests initiated by you.
- Detecting and preventing fraud.
Preference and Performance Tracking Cookies
Performance cookies are used to collect and report on, for example, information about which pages visitors go to most often. This helps us provide a better user experience.
|Google Analytics||Google Analytics is used on this site, and in some of our mobile apps, to help us understand how the site is used. It uses a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying you to Google. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the ‘__ga’ cookie.
Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies.
|CAKEPHP||CAKEPHP cookies are primarily used for managing user session and the “Remember Me” functionality|
|Smartmarket||These are Cloudflare cookies from Rakuten externally added to provide the Smartmarket (beta) functionaity|
|Cashback Tracking||To track Cashback purchases with retailers we use affiliate networks. These affiliate networks do not receive any information about you from us, however, we do share a unique per-visit ID with them to enable your Cashback to be correctly credited to you. This is held in a “tracking cookie” whilst you complete your purchase with the chosen retailer.
You can learn more about how this information is held in their Privacy Notices:
The retailers that you visit may also place their own cookies on your device when you transact with them. Those cookies will be governed by their own policies and we are not responsible for any acts and omissions (including in relation to their cookie and privacy policies) by them.
|Java script cookies||These cookies are used to provide menu and walk through functionality|
Can a website user block cookies?
Using the options above you can disable certain types of cookies that we use. If you want to learn more about cookies and how to disable specific ones, then you can find information on www.allaboutcookies.org.
Do we track whether users open our emails?
Our emails often contain a single, email-unique "pixel" to tell us whether you have opened the emails, and we can identify which links have been followed. We use this information so that we can understand what content is interesting to our users. The pixel will be deleted when you delete the email. If you do not wish the pixel to be downloaded to your device at all, please unsubscribe from our email communications.