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Cookie Policy

Updated May 24th, 2018

At OnlineBingo.co.uk, we set cookies while you browse to help improve your experience on the site and to gather information regarding our services for analysis and advertising.

Below is a complete list of the cookies we may currently set with explanations of what they are used for, the length of time for which they are active and links to further information elsewhere online.

Before that though, let’s answer a few frequently asked cookie questions, starting with the obvious…

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer when you visit certain websites. They are less than 4kb in size (which is tiny!) and are most often used to remember information about your preferences between website visits.

We alert all users to our use of cookies upon their first visit to OnlineBingo.co.uk via a browser notification, as well as through regular policy updates by email, where permitted by our wider Privacy Policy.

Please be aware that we will infer your consent to our use of cookies should you continue to use our website and services once notified. See below for how to opt-out or delete cookies completely, or email info@onlinebingo.co.uk if you have any questions.

Can I opt out of cookies or delete them completely?

You can restrict, block or delete cookies from OnlineBingo.co.uk, or any website, using your browser settings. We have linked to the resources explaining how to do this for the most popular browsers below:

Please note that if you do decline the download of cookies, some aspects of our website may not work or allow you access, including our ability to track your cashback.

Our advertising partners may also download cookies to your computer or device which we can’t control. These would be set once you leave OnlineBingo and visit a third-party brand, and are subject to the brand’s own privacy and cookie policies.

What types of cookies do we set?

We categorise the cookies that we set into four groups, based on their purpose and the data they store.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you to fulfil a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or completing forms.

Performance cookies

Performance cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to understand popular pages and the movement of users around the site.

All of the information collected by performance cookies is aggregated and anonymous.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies allow us to remember your personal choices, including your username, preferred text size or language. They also help to provide enhanced functionality and enable a more personalised user experience.

Functional cookies are limited to OnlineBingo.co.uk only and cannot track your activity on other websites.

Targeting cookies

Our targeting cookies are usually placed by third party advertising network partners. They collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising on other sites more relevant to you and your interests.

Targeting cookies are also used to limit the number of times you may see an online advert, as well as to help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.

List of cookies we use

Here is a list of the cookies we set on OnlineBingo.co.uk, along with brief descriptions of why we set them.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics sets cookies in order to allow us to evaluate and report on the use of our website. It is widely used across the web and all data is anonymised meaning the cookies carry no personally identifiable information.

These cookies help us to understand our visitor’s behaviour and allow us to make improvements to better our user’s experience.

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Note that you can also use an official Google browser add-on to opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

More information: Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites

Google Tag Manager

We use Google Tag Manager to inject tracking beacons from third parties and other miscellaneous code that is not served directly by our website servers… The Tag Manager cookie is stored for no more than 24 hours.

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Facebook Pixel

The Facebook Pixel is an analytics tool that helps us to measure the effectiveness of our advertising. It is used to understand the actions people are taking on our website and ensure our advertising is relevant to you.

This cookie is placed by Facebook and enables our website to measure, optimise and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on the social media platform.

More information: The Facebook Pixel

PushCrew

We use PushCrew to send push notifications to opted-in users of our website. You may be prompted to allow these when visiting our website and cookies are set to remember your preference and current subscription status.

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  • wingify_push_db_status
  • wingify_donot_track_actions

More information: PushCrew Privacy Policy

AddThis Social Sharing

Ever seen something online and want to share it with your friends on social media or by email? Our AddThis sharing buttons allow you to share content you love with the people you care about.

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More information: Privacy & Data Practices - AddThis

Nginx Web Server

Our web server load balancer uses a cookie to determine which server to use for all other cookies, which are then grouped and redirected accordingly. Data stored in this cookie is not uniquely identifiable and is strictly necessary for the operation of our site.

Local Storage

In addition to cookies, we also use something called Local Storage (localStorage) to enhance your experience on OnlineBingo.co.uk.

The local storage we use works in a similar way to cookies, but without an expiration date. Third party sites are unable to access local storage data from your browser, which you are able to clear via your browser cache.

Here’s a list of what we store and how we use it.

For populating your account area

We store the following information once you have logged into your OnlineBingo.co.uk account and hold it until you log out and then back in with a different account.

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  • lastName
  • percentageProfileComplete
  • username
  • favouriteSites

For populating your account activity page

Our unique members’ area allows you to monitor your account activity and rewards, including earned cashback, at any time. To do this, we store the following in your local storage once you login.

  • totalCashbackPaid
  • totalAvailableCashback
  • deposits
  • netRevenure
  • wagerings
  • withdrawals
  • paypalEmail

For tracking marketing campaign interactions

To monitor the performance of our marketing campaigns and ensure you only receive the most relevant advertising messages in future, we store uniquely unidentifiable strings that are later matched to the personal account data we store above.

For example, if you were to visit our website for the first time from a Google search advert, then sign up as a member a day later, we would be able to associate your OnlineBingo username with campaign you entered from.

This allows us to be more efficient with future marketing costs and spend more time and money improving your experience once you’re here.

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For authentication purposes

The following data is stored and used to authenticate your actions on our site, such as when you sign up as a new member or login as an existing player.

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  • expiresIn
  • refreshToken

Security of your information

Any information collected by this website will be held by Lindar Media and accessed only by Lindar employees for the purposes of providing the services of this website.

For more information about how we collect and process data, please view our full privacy policy, here: https://onlinebingo.co.uk/privacy-policy

Our cookies policy may be updated, from time to time. Any such changes will then be posted on this page.

Last updated: 24th May, 2018