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Tax Returned Cookie Policy

Most websites you visit will use cookies to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).

Our Privacy Policy explains how we collect and use information from and about you.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to be able to identify you for subsequent visits to our website as well as provide you with the best user experience when using the Tax Returned website.

What information of mine is stored as a cookie?

We use cookies when you visit our site. There are 3 main types of cookies – here’s how and why we use them.

  1. Site functionality cookies – these cookies allow you to navigate the site. Functionality cookies record information about choices you have made and allow us to tailor our website to you.  For example, we store users Session IDs which are used to enable core site functionality. They do not contain any personal information.
  2. Site analytics / performance cookies – the information supplied by these cookies allow us to measure and analyse how our clients use the site, to improve both its functionality and user experience. One such example of a performance cookie that we use is a tool from Google called Google analytics. This performance tool tells us about the way users are using our website.  This tool uses cookies to detect and let us know that someone has been to the site before, so that we know how often people return to our website, how long they keep using it, and which parts of the website they tend to go. We use this information to try find out how people uses our website, so we can improve both the user journey and the user experience.
  3. Targeting or advertising cookies – these cookies are used to deliver ads relevant to you. They also limit the number of times that you see an ad and help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.

What cookies are used?

Type Cookie Domain Description Duration
Advertisement _ttp TikTok set this cookie to track and improve the performance of advertising campaigns, as well as to personalise the user experience. 1 year 24 days
Advertisement MUID Bing sets this cookie to recognise unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites. This cookie is used for advertising, site analytics, and other operations. 1 year 24 days
Advertisement _tt_enable_cookie Tiktok set this cookie to collect data about behaviour and activities on the website and to measure the effectiveness of the advertising. 1 year 24 days
Advertisement AffiliateID Tax Returned uses this cookie to identify the different affiliates in their affiliate program as well as to monitor Affiliate tracking and reporting 30 days
Advertisement _uetsid Bing Ads sets this cookie to engage with a user who has previously visited the website. 1 day
Advertisement _uetvid Bing Ads sets this cookie to engage with a user who has previously visited the website 1 year 24 days
Analytivcs _fbp Facebook sets this cookie to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting the website. 3 months
Analytivcs _ga_* Google Analytics sets this cookie to store and count page views. 1 year 1 month 4 days
Analytivcs _ga Google Analytics sets this cookie to calculate visitor, session and campaign data and track site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognise unique visitors. 1 year 1 month 4 days
Analytivcs _gid Google Analytics sets this cookie to store information on how visitors use a website while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the collected data includes the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. 1 day
Functional _dc_gtm_UA-* Google Analytics sets this cookie to load the Google Analytics script tag. 1 minute
Functional trSession A cookie that is erased when the user closes the Web browser. The session cookie is stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from the user’s computer. Until cleared
Functional PHPSESSID This is the default identifier cookie that PHP uses to keep track of sessions. This cookie enables us to check whether you are a logged-in user to our site to make your browsing experience more convenient. 30 minutes
Functional viewed_cookie_policy A cookie to remember if the visitor has accepted/closed the cookie info bar 1 year
Necessary CookieControl This cookie is set by the Civic UK Cookie Control and is used to remember a user’s choice of cookies on the website. 3 months
Necessary ASP.NET_SessionId Used to identify users sessions on our server  

By using our site, you agree to us placing these sorts of cookies on your device and accessing them when you visit the site in the future.

Where is my cookie information stored?

Cookie data is stored in your web browser. Our server calls on the cookies when you visit our website.

How do I remove my cookies?

To find out more about cookies visit or

If you are unaware of how to remove cookies from your browser, simply click on one of the links below and follow the instructions.

If the browser, you are using is not listed above simply visit the browser developer’s website.

Please note that by deleting or disabling future cookies, your user experience may be affected, and you might not be able to take advantage of certain functions of our site.

Cookie Policy updated: 04/12/2023

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