Cookie policy

To make this website work properly, and to help improve your user experience, we place small data files called cookies on your device. Almost all major websites do this too. For more information on where cookies sit as part of the overall Console Deals browsing experience, see our privacy policy.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

As mentioned above, Console Deals will only store cookies on your machine if we believe it will help to refine and improve your shopping experience.

The following is a list of our cookies, separated by their purpose.

Console Deals tracking

The cookie provider The name of the cookie How long this cookie lasts What the cookie does
Console Deals adblock_enabled Until you leave the website This enables us to anonymously track the proportion of users with an ad blocker installed.
Console Deals kwd_v2 1 month Lets us know what ours users, on average, are looking for, so we can provide the more relevant deals possible.
Console Deals popup 1 day Anonymously tracks the users who have seen our email sign-up pop-up so we don't keep showing it to you!
Console Deals track_v2 1 month Helps us track anonymous usage stats of our website, ensuring we can deliver the best experience possible.
Console Deals st_cro- 1 month We occasionally run alternate design layouts on Console-Deals.com to test what helps users navigate the website in the most effective manner. This cookie ensures you are only shown one version of the website.
Console Dealsallow_analytics_cookies1 year
This cookie enables us to remember your preference on accepting or not accepting optional analytics cookies.
Console Deals cookie_consent_user_accepted2 months This enables us to remember when you chose your cookie preferences.
Console Deals cookie_consent_level2 months This cookie enables us to remember your preference on accepting or not accepting optional analytics cookies.

Google Analytics tracking

We use a Google platform called Google Analytics to anonymously track site users to help us improve to site and make it easier to use. You can read more about how Google uses cookies here.

The cookie provider The name of the cookie How long this cookie lasts What the cookie does
Google _dc_gtm_UA-7399257-1 1 hour Helps us track anonymous usage stats of our website, ensuring we can deliver the best experience possible.
Google gclid_v2 90 days Helps us to anonymously track users between the Google Analytics and Google AdWords platforms.
Google _ga 2 years Helps us track anonymous usage stats of our website, ensuring we can deliver the best experience possible.
Google _gac_UA-7399257-1 90 days Helps us track anonymous usage stats of our website, ensuring we can deliver the best experience possible.
Google _gid 1 day Helps us track anonymous usage stats of our website, ensuring we can deliver the best experience possible.
Google _umta 2 years Helps us track anonymous usage stats of our website, ensuring we can deliver the best experience possible.
Google _umtb 1 hour Helps us track anonymous usage stats of our website, ensuring we can deliver the best experience possible.
Google _umtc 1 year Helps us track anonymous usage stats of our website, ensuring we can deliver the best experience possible.
Google _umtz 6 months Helps us track anonymous usage stats of our website, ensuring we can deliver the best experience possible.

Optional cookies

These are various cookies that we use for a variety of functions, ranging from ensuring you only see relevant adverts after visiting our site to providing us tracking data on certain platforms such as Bing. These cookies are entirely optional; they will only be added to your browser should you grant us permission to do so. Below, you can choose whether you want just to accept our analytics cookies, our support cookies, or both.

Analytics cookies

The cookie provider The name of the cookie How long this cookie lasts What the cookie does
Bing MUID 25 days Helps us anonymously track users that arrive at our site via Bing's ad network.
Bing MUIDB 25 days Helps us anonymously track users that arrive at our site via Bing's ad network.
Facebook fr 90 days Anonymously tracks users with a Facebook account to help us serve relevant content to you on Facebook.
HotJar _hjIncludedInSample Session HotJar helps us see which parts of our websites help users the most, and allow us to create more content like this to make your shopping experience better.
HotJar _hjUserId 1 year HotJar helps us see which parts of our websites help users the most, and allow us to create more content like this to make your shopping experience better.
HotJar _hjMinimizedPolls 1 year HotJar helps us see which parts of our websites help users the most, and allow us to create more content like this to make your shopping experience better.

Support cookies

The cookie provider The name of the cookie How long this cookie lasts What the cookie does
TawkTo _tawkuuid 10 years TawkTo is a live chat system we use at busy periods; this cookie enables us to see past conversations with users anonymously to let us help you faster.

GDPR compliance

As part of the new GDPR guidelines, we offer all users the ability to opt-in or out of certain cookies that are critical for the functionality and general operation of www.console-deals.com. These are the cookies marked above.

You should have already seen a interstitial giving you the option to opt-in or opt-out. However, if you picked the wrong option, or have since changed your mind about opting in or out, you can change your choice here:

Manage Cookie Preferences


Controlling cookies

Once a cookie has been set on your browser, we're not able to remove it for you before it expires naturally. However, it's extremely easy to remove cookies should you want to. This Digital Trends article contains comprehensive instructions on how to remove cookies for a range of popular browsers.

If you opt to delete your cookies, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionality may not work.

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