What are cookies?
Cookies are small files placed on your computer’s hard drive or in your browser memory when you visit a website.
What do cookies do?
Cookies help to make the interaction between users and websites faster and easier. For example, they can remember your preferences, login details or information you supply as you move through an application process. What cookies don’t do is store any personal or confidential information about you.
Are cookies safe?
Yes, cookies are small text files. They can’t look into your computer or read any personal information or other material on your hard drive. Cookies can’t carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.
The types of cookies we use
Like most large websites, we use session cookies and persistent cookies. Neither session cookies nor persistent cookies collect any personally identifiable information.
We use session cookies, which last only for the duration of your visit (your ‘session’) and are deleted when you close your browser. These simply enable us to identify that the same person is moving from page to page.
We also use certain cookies that are persistent. These remain on your computer after you have visited our site, meaning the site can remember your settings when you revisit us.
Third party cookies
As well as using cookies from our advertising partners, from time to time we may also embed external content from other third party websites within our website. These include sites such as Facebook and Twitter, whose cookie usage policy you can view on their own websites.
All cookies currently used on my.virginmoney.com
Below is a full list of the cookies used by this site along with a description of what they are used for,
|We use these cookies to allow visitors to Virgin Money’s website and readers of My Virgin Money to share links to webpages, articles and competitions they like via Facebook and Twitter.|
We use remarketing list cookies to recognise people who have previous visited parts of our website.
This information helps us to tailor our adverts to you and your interests. So when you next search on Google or see our adverts on sites across the Internet we’ll aim to get our most relevant messages to you.
|youtube.com||We use these cookies to bring you our video content via Youtube. These cookies contain no personally identifiable information.|
|doubleclick.net||To help us manage our online marketing, by letting us know which adverts, websites and search terms are the most effective. They help us ensure the online advertising you see from us is relevant to you and your interests and limit the number of times you see an advert.|
Although they can store information about the sites you have visited, they do not contain any personally identifiable information.
|session||To help us remember your preferences as you move around our website – for example,|
This cookie contains no information which can personally identify you.
Turning cookies on or off
You have a number of options when it comes to receiving cookies. You can set your browser either to reject all cookies, to allow only ‘trusted’ sites to send them, or to accept only those cookies from websites you are currently using.
We recommend that you don’t block all cookies because parts of our website rely on them to work properly.
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