How we use cookies

To make it quicker and easier for you to use Boring Money time and again, we use cookies to collect and remember information about you and the types of financial information you are interested in.

By continuing to use the website www.boringmoney.co.uk, you agree to our use of cookies. If you don’t agree to our use of cookies but you still want to visit our website, you can turn off the cookies in your browser setting.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are sent to your internet browser, and these are read by a small locked
of code called pixel tags.

We use cookies to collect information about how our website is used so that we can enhance our content and improve your use of the site. This information is completely anonymous. It includes the number of visitors to our website, how visitors get to our website and the pages they visit while dwelling on our site.

Some cookies will expire at the end of your session and most within a month. A few will remain on your computer for longer.

How to control your cookies?

Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can delete existing cookies from your browser and choose not to receive cookies in future. You just need to edit your browser options.

Please note that, if you reject cookies, any personalised functionality of Boring Money will not fully work.

To find out how to delete or control the cookies stored on your computer, visit www.aboutcookies.org

To find out how to control your online behavioural advertising preferences, visit www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices

Third party cookies

To improve our interaction with websites like Facebook and Twitter, we sometimes embed content and borrow functionality from these websites into ours. In this case, Facebook or Twitter may set cookies and this will be out of our control. To find out more, you should check with the relevant third party website.

To produce statistical reports about visitor traffic on our website, we use analytics software managed by third parties. These services also use cookies.

The cookies we use

Below is a list of the cookies that we or our technology partners use on our website. It is by no means an exhaustive list and we’ll need to update it from time to time. If you notice any discrepancies, please let us know.


datr, reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref, wd

Facebook uses these cookies when you ‘like’ a product or feature on our website. It also uses them to
authenticate you as a Facebook user if you’re not already logged in.


__uset, __stid

Our third party social media widget, Sharethis, uses these cookies to let you share products or features
on our website via your favourite social network.


__utma, __utmv,__utmb,__utmc,__utmz

Google Analytics, which is a web analytics service from Google, uses these cookies to help us see how
our website is used.