Privacy and your rights
Cookies are used to uniquely identify a person and therefore at Octopus MoneyCoach we treat them as personal identifiable information. Cookies are used for analytics and advertising to improve the experience and relevance of our websites. At Octopus MoneyCoach we want our customers to understand what cookies are by being jargon free, whilst also being transparent regarding how we use them, please see the What are cookies? What cookies do we use? and How do I turn cookies off? so you are fully aware.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your browser or device by websites, apps, online media, and advertisements. There are different types of cookies. Cookies served by the entity that operates the domain you are visiting are called “first party cookies.” Therefore, cookies served by the Octopus MoneyCoach website whilst you visit octopusmoneycoach.com are first party cookies.
Cookies served by companies that are not operating the domain you’re visiting are called “third party cookies.” For example, we may allow Google to set a cookie on your browser while you visit octopusmoneycoach.com, and that would be a third-party cookie. Cookies may also endure for different periods of time. “Session cookies” only last as long as your browser is open.
These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are “persistent cookies” meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. For example, they may recognise your device when you re-open your browser and browse the internet again.
What cookies do we use?
We use the following cookies:
Analytical and performance cookies. We may use analytics service providers in relation to the websites’ traffic analysis and reporting. Analytics service providers generate statistical and other information about the use of the website by using cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how often visitors return to the website, how long they stay and how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. The information generated relating to the website may be used to create reports about the use of the website and the analytics service provider will also store this information.
Advertising and targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to the Octopus MoneyCoach website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed to other websites. We will use this information to try and make the website and other websites that you visit more relevant to your interests.
Functionality cookies.We may use functional cookies that allow us to remember choices you have made in relation to the website so as to provide a more personalised experience and enhanced user experience by delivering content specific to your interests.
Strictly necessary cookies – Third party cookies
How do I turn cookies off?
You can use your browser settings to accept or reject new cookies and to delete existing cookies. You can also set your browser to notify you each time new cookies are placed on your computer or other device.
If you would like to opt out of cookies, you can change the settings on your internet browser to reject cookies. You can find more detailed information about how you can manage cookies at the All About Cookies and Your Online Choices websites. Please note that if you do set your browser to reject cookies, you may not be able to use the features of the website.
This cookie notice may change from time to time and, if it does, the up-to-date version will always be available on our Website. Please note that by continuing to use our Website you are agreeing to any updated versions.