Last updated - 20/02/2023
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on your computer or device and is a standard feature on most modern websites in order to support your browser whilst navigating, to keep your website preferences and help to tailor your online experience.
You can learn more about cookies by visiting All About Cookies.
How long do cookies last?
Cookies can have different 'lifetimes' depending on their function:
- Session cookies – which will remain on your computer or device until your browser is closed and they become permanently deleted.
- Persistent cookies – which will remain on your computer or device until they expire or are manually deleted. Expiry dates for persistent cookies can vary, but most last about 12 months.
How cookies help you
The cookies on our website are there to help your experience, whether it’s to assist you to get your cashback from a third party, or to make sure you find the information you want on our website as quickly as possible and to help assist with privacy and security whilst using our website.
How cookies help us
Cookies help us track where a sale has come from. They enable us to verify sales that have come through specific sources such as cashback websites or emails.
What cookies do we use?
We consider cookies to be in four different categories:
1. Essential Cookies
These cookies are required in order for you to browse our website and use the functionality, whilst also helping to support security features that are designed to protect your privacy and data. If you block these cookies via your browser it would not be possible to move around our website and use many of the features we offer.
2. Functional Cookies
We use functional cookies to help support various services we may use on our website. This includes retaining selections that you have made for example for submitting form data (such as a feedback form), where specific or source telephone numbers are displayed and functional cookies also support our interactive Live Chat facility.
Please note: If you are purchasing a policy via a cashback site, you may need to allow these cookies for that service to work.
3. Performance Cookies
Performance cookies help us improve our website and your experience whilst browsing. They allow us to monitor visitor numbers and help identify problems whilst using our website. Additionally we can understand how the presentation of pages is performing and assess what can be done to make sure they are easier to use. We use performance cookies in conjunction with online tools (such as Google Analytics) to measure the effectiveness of pages and marketing in general.
4. Marketing Cookies
These help us better understand how you use our website, and allow us to provide relevant advertising based on the pages you visit or the products you have viewed. These ads may be displayed on our or other sites you visit. We work with third parties to make sure this works as efficiently as possible making use of the aggregated analytical and behavioural data that persistent cookies provide.
How to clear your cookies
The way that you clear your cookies from your computer or device depends on which browser you are using. To disable cookies via your browser settings, you should follow the instructions given by the publisher of your browser.
We have provided a list of webpages that provide instructions for the most commonly used browsers:
(These links were correct on the date this page was last published. We are not responsible for the content of external websites.)