Privacy policy. Privacy policy. Privacy policy.


What are cookies?

Like most websites, Currys websites use cookies and other equivalent technologies to collect information. Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smartphones or tablets) as you browse this website. They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses our websites. Cookies are essential for the effective operation of our website. They are also used to tailor the services offered and advertised to you, both on our websites and elsewhere.

Information collected.

Some cookies collect information about browsing behaviour when you access this website with the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed and your journey around a website. Currys PLC can use cookies to monitor your browsing behaviour. We don’t use cookies to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details.

What are cookies used for?

The main purposes for which cookies are used are: -

  • To save any preferences you set whilst using our site.
  • We may use navigational information about where you goon our site to better understand how our site is used.
  • We do not use them to present you with advertisements.

What kind of cookies do we use?

Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of a website. For example, cookies that enable users to log into secure areas of a website. Generally, these are session cookies that expire on closing the browser but not always.

Performance cookies: These types of cookies allow online providers to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around their website when they are using it. This assists online providers in improving the way their website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. Generally, these will be first party cookies, and a mix of session and persistent cookies. Sometimes the services are provided  by third parties and specialized software – which can use either first or third-party cookies.

Functionality cookies: These are used to recognize users when they return to a website. They enable the personalization of content, the of users and remember user preferences (for example, their choice of language or region). They are generally a mix of first and third party, session and persistent cookies.

Targeting cookies: These cookies record a user's visit to a website, the individual pages visited and the links followed. If the cookie is set by a third party (for example, an adtech provider) which also monitors traffic on other websites, this type of cookie may also be used to track a user's movements across different websites and to create profiles of their general online behavior. Information collected by tracking cookies is commonly used to serve users with targeted online advertising. These will almost always be third party cookies and mostly persistent.

How can I manage my preferences?

  • You can access the Preference Centre where you can change your preferences by clicking on ‘Cookie Consent Manager’ at the bottom of the page.
  • Do note that if you remove the consent to a specific class of cookies, it would not delete the cookies from your device and only disable them.

How do I disable cookies using my browser?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below:
For Microsoft Edge:

  • Click on the More actions button in the top right corner and select Settings.
  • Click View Advanced Settings.
  • Press the dropdown arrow under the Cookies field.
  • Select Block All Cookies

For Google Chrome:

  • Click on the More actions button in the top right corner and select Settings.
  • At the bottom click ‘Advanced’
  • Click on ‘Site Settings’ under ‘Privacy & security’
  • Click on ‘Cookies and site data’
  • Click on ‘Allow sites to save and read cookie data’ to block all cookies

For Safari:

  • Choose Preferences > Privacy
  • Prevent trackers from using cookies and website data to track you: Select “Prevent cross-site tracking”
  • Always block cookies: Select “Block all cookies”
  • Remove stored cookies and data: Click Manage Website Data, select one or more websites, then click Remove or Remove All.

For Mozilla firefox:

  • Click the Menu and click Library
  • Click History and then click Clear Recent History
  • Set Time range to clear: to Everything
  • Select Cookies and make sure that other items you want to keep are not selected
  • Click ‘Clear Now’ to clear all cookies

What happens if I disable cookies?

This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the web site may not operate properly if cookies are switched off.