Cookie policy

Updated 24th July 2020

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. We use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website. You can find out more about cookies by visiting: aboutcookies.org.

Cookies we use:

Strictly Necessary Cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website and which allow you to move around our website, use our services and its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas. We also use these cookies to record which partner offer led you to our website and, if necessary, to be able to offer you the special partner conditions specified there [MP1]. The legal basis for the use of these cookies is Article 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR. The option to deactivate these essential cookies is not offered.

Analytical or Performance Cookies. These cookies help us measure how our site is doing for statistical purposes, and they can tell us what pages are popular and help to identify parts of the site that are not working correctly. We only use these analysis cookies if you consent to this use via our cookie banner. The legal basis for data processing in connection with the marketing cookies is your consent under Article 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR.

Targeted/ Advertising Cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed and 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. We also use these cookies to measure the effectiveness of our campaigns or to be able to understand and bill the services of our advertising partners. We only use these advertising cookies if you consent to this use via our cookie banner. The legal basis for data processing in connection with the marketing cookies is your consent under Article 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR.

How long will cookies stay on my device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your computer or mobile device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted; these cookies enable us to recognise your end device when you return to our website.

First and third-party cookies

“First-party cookies” are cookies that belong to us and that we place on your computer or mobile device. “Third-party cookies” are cookies that another party places on your browsing computer or mobile device when you visit our website and over which we have no control. You should check the third party’s website for more information about how they use cookies.

We also use cookies and similar technologies to gather information about the success of our ad campaigns and the use of our products and services. We also use third-party software to analyse traffic on the site in order to understand our customers’ needs. This software collects only anonymous, aggregate statistics and does not tie a specific visit to a specific visitor. These technologies include Google Analytics, Crazy Egg, Google Optimise, Bing Universal Event Tracking, Facebook Remarketing, Google AdWords, Hotjar, Snowplow, Taboola, LinkedIn Conversion-Tracking, Intercom, Hubspot, Inspectlet, AdUp, Outbrain and others.

How to manage cookies from Raisin UK

You can usually use the browser computer or mobile device to enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” settings). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access secure areas of our website, and other parts of the website may also not work properly.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

Raisin UK reserves the right to revise or supplement this Cookie Policy from time to time. You should bookmark and periodically review this page to ensure that you are familiar with the most current version of this Policy and so you are aware of what the cookies on our websites are used for.