What is a cookie?

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Cookies are used by almost every website and allow us to run our website and many of the services we offer.

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Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to:

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    Enable you to log into money.co.uk.

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    Validate competition entries.

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    Track the purchase of products and services on third party websites that you apply for through money.co.uk. This provides us with the revenue that enables us to provide our comparison service. How our website works.

What cookies do we use?

The cookies we use:

  • Help the website work correctly; we use what are known as "necessary cookies" and "functional cookies" to help with things like keeping you logged into your money.co.uk account when you move to a new page.

  • Help us measure how the site is doing with "performance cookies". These can tell us what pages are popular and help to identify parts of the site that are not working correctly.

  • Track how you have used our site with "targeted cookies" and "advertising cookies". These are used to show you adverts on third party websites that are likely to be of interest based on what you have looked at on our website.

Third party cookies used on money.co.uk

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How to change your cookie settings

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You can opt out of Google Analytics across all websites without affecting how you visit money.co.uk - you can do this using this Google tool.

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