About Cookies

What is a cookie?

1. "A cookie is a small delicious cake."

2. "A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is a piece of data stored by a website within a browser, and then subsequently sent back to the same website by the browser.[1] Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember things that a browser had done there in the past, which can include having clicked particular buttons, logging in, or having read pages on that site months or years ago." (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie)

Cookies, in the second instance, are integral in the functioning of ShoppingVouchers.co.uk and practically every website on the Internet.

How we use cookies

On some occasions when you use one of our vouchers we earn a commission. When you click on a voucher a cookie is placed on your computer to identify that you came from our site. The retailer then knows who to pay commission too.

We also use cookies to keep you logged in if you leave the website and other little bits of functionality that make browsing the site as smoothly as possible.

Delete or block our cookies

If you want to delete or block our cookies you can do so using your browser's settings. There's more infomaton available including guides on how you can do this AboutCookies.org

Need more info?

If you would like to know more about ShoppingVouchers.co.uk, cookies, or anything we're up to then please get in touch. We'll be glad to hear from you.

List of Cookies

We store all our information in one encrypted cookie called 'fuelcid'. Here's a list of everything that it contains:

Cookie Name Description
logged_in This cookie is set to true if you are currently logged in
user_id Your unique ID so we know who you are, and we can remember you the next time you visit.
password An encrypted version of your password so we can authenticate you.
conf Any success message is stored here to display on the next page.
error Any error messages are stored here to display on the next page.

We use Google Analytics to anonymously track the use of our website, the number of visits the site receives and other actions. It is aggregated data so there is no personal identifiable information. The following cookies are set on the ShoppingVouchers.co.uk site using JavaScript served from Google.

Cookie Name Description


This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.


Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor first visits the site


Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site


Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link was clicked on, what keyword they used, and where in the world they are when they accessed the website.