Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies / technologies that help us to measure and personalise your online experience.

1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed onto your device by the website you’re visiting. Cookies do a range of different jobs – please see Different types of cookies for details.

Common cookie terminology:

  • Session cookies – these cookies are placed onto your device and expire following your visit to our website.

  • Persistent cookies – these cookies are placed onto your device and remain in place for longer than your website visit. Persistent cookies can be used to remember you or specific online preferences on return visits. The expiry date or duration of a persistent cookie is specific to its purpose. Common persistent cookie durations are 1 day, 30 days and permanent.

Please note that any data captured by a cookie may be stored beyond the cookie expiry date – please see the Cookies used on our site tab for details on data retention.

  • First party cookies are placed onto your device from the web domain (or sub-domain) you’re on. For example, a cookie sent to your device from www.tescoforbusiness.com is a first party cookie.

  • Third party cookies are sent from a web domain different to the one you’re on. For example, a cookie sent to your device from doubleclick.net will be from a third party vendor that works for or on behalf of Tesco Gift Cards for Business.

For more information on Cookies please visit - http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

2. DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES

Cookies used across the Tesco Gift Card for Business website fall into the following categories.

Cookie Type Descripton
Essential Cookies that are necessary to carry out or facilitate the web service you are looking for. 
Measurement Cookies that collect information about how visitors access & use the Tesco Gift Card for Business website. The data collected is used to inform digital marketing performance & website design / performance improvements.

3. COOKIES USED ON OUR SITE

Essential

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Purpose: These cookies are essential to allow you to navigate and use our website securely.
1st Party Cookies (unless specified)
Session Cookies Persistent Cookies

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Ensighten

 
Purpose: Ensighten is the Tag Management software used by the Tesco Gift Card for Business website. It is used to deploy other technologies / generate data that is captured by other technologies. This technology does not retain any data. 
1st party cookies (unless specified)
Data Retention Period: n/a 
Session Cookies Persistent Cookies

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Measurement

Adobe Analytics  

Purpose: The Tesco Gift Card for Business website uses Adobe Analytics technology to measure website traffic and performance.

A copy of the Adobe Analytics data is hosted with a UK based 3rd party partner of Tesco Bank called Aquila Insight. They provide a technical environment for Tesco Bank to run additional analysis on the performance of digital marketing. Aquila Insight retain this data for a maximum of 25 months.
1st Party Cookies (unless specified)
Data Retention Period: 37 months 
Session Cookies Persistent Cookies
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Google Analytics  
Purpose: Google Analytics allows Tesco Gift Card to measure Google Search usage and to analyse & optimise website landing pages and our visibility on search engines.
1st Party Cookies (unless specified)
Data Retention Period: a minimum of 25 months
Session Cookies Persistent Cookies
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4. YOUR COOKIE PREFERENCES

  • Your Tesco Gift Card for Business cookie consent preferences are device / browser specific. 

  • So, if you visit using a different browser you will need to set your cookie preferences again.

  • Likewise, if you visit using a different device you will need to set your cookie preferences again.

  • If you clear your cookies you will need to set your cookie preferences again (as cookie consent preferences are stored in a cookie).

  • You can amend your general cookie preferences via your browser settings.