A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk or mobile device internal memory so that the website can remember who you are and track certain preferences.
We may obtain information about your usage of our sites/Mobile app via the use of a cookie file. Cookies contain information that can help us to improve our websites and Mobile app, in order to give a better and more personalised service, based upon your browsing information.
A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value. Persistent Cookies are used by our retail partners websites and affiliate network partners. These remain in the cookie file of your browser for a pre-set length of time. They are used to track if you have made a transaction, without retaining any specific details about the actual transaction. We may then earn a commission amount for the transaction.
No - Cookies are not required in order to use our site, but they do help us to earn revenue and commission on sales with some of our affiliate partners. These commissions are used to help pay for staff to load the codes into our database, to pay for our server running costs and fund competition prizes etc. You can refuse to accept cookies by altering the setting on your browser or mobile device. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our website or Mobile app.
|Cookie||Domain||What it does||Expires|
|usid||discountnews.co.uk||Identifies the current browsing session.||Session|
|uaid||discountnews.co.uk||Contains an authentication token to allow signed in customers access to the website.||-|
|uxsw||discountnews.co.uk||Used to display personalised welcome to a signed in customer||-|
|uxrs||discountnews.co.uk||Identifies when a customer has been presented with and dismissed the sign-up form||-|
We use Google Analytics, like a lot of organisations do, to anonymously aggregate user behaviour on our site. For example - how many visits we've had, page impressions and the amount of time spent on the site. A full list of Google's Analytics cookies can be found here:- https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies
For more details about cookies and their uses visit the following web site, https://www.allaboutcookies.org. This link will take you to another web site which is not under the control of DiscountNews, and therefore we do not accept any responsibility for the information provided there. You will also be able to find out how to disable cookies on this site, should you wish to. Here is the link directly to this information - https://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/
This policy was last updated on the 2nd June 2014.