Cookie Policy

This policy explains what cookies we use and why we use them. We recommend that you read the policy fully. For more details about your personal data please refer to our privacy policy.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are a small text file that is placed on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you access our websites.

They are not harmful to your devices (like a virus or malicious code) and allow you to use many of the useful features of our websites (like remembering your favourites).

How Do We Use Cookies?

In the table below we set out what cookies we use on our websites and how they are used. To read the table it is useful to know the following:

  1.  Cookies have a lifetime. Some only last until you close your browser or a short time. These are called 'session cookies'. Some last longer though, for example, to enable a website to recognise you when you return to them. These are called 'persistent cookies'.
  2.  Cookies placed directly by a website owner (like us) are known as 'first party cookies' and most modern websites also use technology provided by other people/businesses, for example to provide online advertising. Cookies placed by other parties are known as 'third party cookies'.

Strictly necessary cookies

What are they? These cookies are essential to enable you to move around our website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or electronic billing cannot be provided.

Cookie nameWhat is it used for?Other information
.ASPXROLES This cookie is placed when you log into a protected area of our website. It allows our website to define what roles and permissions are assigned to you. This is a first party session cookie.
ASP.NET_SessionId
Customer session cookie
Server cookies
Last request time
These cookies identify your unique session throughout your journey through our website and are used to indicate when you need to log-in to our website again. ASP.NET_SessionIdis a first party session cookie.
BC_BANDWIDTH This cookie detects the bandwidth of your internet to allow us to stream videos to your browser. This is a first party session cookie.
GetGrowingUser This cookie identifies you if you have logged in to the Get Growing section of our website. This is a first party session cookie.
Secure token
3D secure cookies
These cookies enable our website to identify you when moving to any secure pages of our website, including when going through the 'Verify By Visa' or 'Mastercard Securecode' process when making a payment on our website. 3D secure cookies are third party cookies.

Functionality cookies

What are they? These are cookies that allow our website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and to provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages you can customise.

They may also be used to provide services you have asked for, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.

Cookie nameWhat is it used for?Other information
.EPiServerLogin This cookie is placed when you log into a protected area of our website. It allows our website to define what roles and permissions are assigned to you. This is a first party persistent cookie that lasts for 30 days.
act
c_user
Csm
Datr
Fr
Lu
P
S
Presence
reg_fb_ref
xs
These cookies enable you to share content with Facebook from our website, and to show us the first and last of our Facebook pages that you visited. Facebook can track visitor information and activity connected to Facebook. These cookies can sometimes be placed even if you are not a Facebook user or logged in to Facebook. These are third party cookies.
act, p, s and reg_fb_ref are session cookies.
c_user can either be a session cookie or a persistent cookie which lasts for up to 30 days. csm, fr and xs last for 22 days.
Lu and datr last for 488 days.
DeviceAction This cookie detects whether you are accessing our website via a mobile platform (e.g. your mobile phone) so that we can display the appropriate version of our website. This is a first party persistent cookie that lasts for 158 days.
Hsid This MorningStar cookie provides share and fund price information. This is a third party cookie session cookie.
MorrGlobalUser This cookie helps us identify you as a unique user on the website. This is a first party persistent cookie that lasts for 183 days.

Performance cookies

What are they? These cookies collect information about how you use our websites, for example which pages you go to most often and if you get an error message. These cookies are used to improve how our website works.

Cookie nameWhat is it used for?Other information
Google Analytics (_utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz) These cookies enable Google Analytics software to work which helps us to take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage (e.g. how long you spend on our website, when you start and finish, the amount of times you visit, when your previous visit was), new visitors' response to marketing and shopping times. This information enables us to produce reports to help us improve our website, your shopping experience and to make our marketing activity more relevant. Please note, the data stored by these cookies can only be seen by us and Google. These are first party cookies.
_utma is a persistent cookie that lasts for 728 days
_utmb is a persistent cookie that lasts for 30 minutes
_utmc is a session cookie
_utmz is a persistent cookie that lasts for 181 days
_utmli is a persistent cookie
Akamai_AnalyticsMetrics_clientId These cookies store the start epoch times of the Play and Heartbeat beacons (to track your user journey through the site), initial bandwidth capability for progressive download deliveries, the last time your browser was closed, streams playing in tabs, the ID for a visit, a visit start time and related metrics. They store information to compute bitrate date (to calculate a user's internet connection speed) for the visit, identify unique viewers and new viewers and help us to make sure our analytics data is accurate and not misleading. These are all third party cookies.
AkamaiAnalytics_BrowserSessionId
AkamaiAnalytics_VisitCookie
AkamaiAnalytics_VisitsPlaying
AkamaiAnalytics_VisitLastCloseTime
AkamaiAnalytics_VisitUnqueTitles
AkamaiAnalyticsDO_bitRateBucketsCsv
AkamaiAnalyticsDO_visitMetricsCsv
AkamaiAnalyticsDO_visitStartTime
  Akamai_Analytics Metrics_clientId is a persistent cookie that lasts for 12 months.
All of the other cookies are session cookies.
RememberMe These cookies enable us to record and analyse the performance of our website and the success of our adverts and marketing, for example by remembering you between shopping visits to our website and linking such visits, recording when you have placed an order and recording the size of your browser.  
Viewport    
Episodes    
Tracking    
Order placed    
Voucher This cookie temporarily stores voucher codes to avoid you having to re-enter the code.  
Beta pool This cookie is used to control features and functionality which are undergoing testing on our website.  

Targeting or advertising cookies

What are they? These cookies are used to drive online advertising that is relevant to you by building up a picture of what you are interested in from your use of the internet. The cookies can limit the number of times you see an advert and help to measure the effectiveness of any advertising. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations or advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to website functionality provided by the other organisation.

Cookie nameWhat is it used for?Other information
_stid These cookies are placed by ShareThis. They allow you to create links and share content from our website on social media networks. ShareThis will also use the data collected to provide advertisers with profile information for targeted, behavioural advertising. These are third party cookies.
Google Analytics (_utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz)
recents
ServiceHistory
ShareAL
ShareUT
StOAuth
  _utmc, recents and ServiceHistory are session cookies.
All other cookies are persistent cookies.
_stid lasts for 1 year.
_utma lasts for 730 days
_utmb lasts for 30 minutes
_utmz lasts for 183 days
ShareAL lasts for 1 day
ShareUT and StOAuth last for 365 days
_uset This cookie determines whether you have received any other cookies from ShareThis (referred to above) to prevent any repetition within 8 hours. This is a third party cookie.
_cc_aud
_cc_cc
_cc_dc
_cc_id
aud
cc
dc
OAID
These cookies are placed by Lotame Data Management Platform. This information enables us to make our marketing activity more relevant. These are third party cookies. All are persistent cookies that last for 270 days, except for _cc_dc and dc which are session cookies.
A3
B4
C4
D1
ActivityInfo2
Eyeblaster
u2
These cookies are placed by Media Mind. This information enables us to make our marketing activity more relevant. These are third party sistent cookies.
A3 and B4 last for 82 days.
C4 lasts for 65 days.
ActivityInfo2 and u2 last for 90 days.
D1 lasts for 32 days.
Eyeblaster lasts for 66 days.
AdsUserLocale
NID
PREF
S
APISID
SID
SSID
HSID
SAPISID
These cookies are placed by Google. They verify when you have logged in to your user account, allow Google to store your user preferences and enable adverts on Google to be personalised to you. These are third party cookies.
AdsUserLocale and S are session cookies.
All other cookies are persistent cookies.
NID lasts for 179 days.
PREF lasts for 724 days.
APISID and HSID last for 3646 days.
SID lasts for 3650 days.
SAPISID and SSID last for 3648 days.
Anj
icu
uess
uuid2
Run by AppNexus, a company that provides technology, data and analytics to help companies buy and sell online advertising. These cookies capture visitor information such as whether your browser is set to receive cookies and interest segments to provide you with personalised adverts when you visit other selected websites. They will also stop you seeing the same advert too many times, they collect information on what adverts you have seen, how recently they have been shown and how many total adverts you have been shown. To view AppNexus' privacy policy see http://www.appnexus.com/platform-policy. These are third party persistent cookies.
anj and uuid2 last for 90 days.
icu lasts for 86 days.
sess lasts for 1 day
ANON_ID This cookie is placed by Tribal Fusion. These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation. To view Tribal Fusion's privacy policy seehttp://www.tribalfusion.com/tfcompany/privacy_policy. This is a third party persistent cookie that lasts for 90 days.
GAPS
PREF
Recently_watched_video id_list
use_hitbox
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
ACTIVITY
These cookies are placed by youtube. They enable youtube to analyse visitor information related to video usage such as views and shares, to store your preferences, target their adverts to you and track what videos you watch and how many times a particular video is viewed. These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation. These are third party cookies.
Recently_watched_ video id_list and use_hitbox are session cookies.
GAPS lasts for 726 days.
PREF lasts for 3650 days.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE lasts for 234 days.
Id
Mdata
NSC_fo1efm_qppm_ttm
OAX
S_6428361
S_6428362
S_6428363
S_6486626
S-6539291
S_6605144
These cookies are placed by the Media Innovation Group. These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation. These are third party cookies.
Id, mdata and OAX are persistent cookies that last for 395 days.
NSC_fo1efm_qppm_ttm is a persistent cookie.
All other cookies are session cookies.
Tradedoubler These cookies record when you click on certain adverts. They allow us to track how successful our adverts are.  
Google Ad Services    
Doubleclick    
Remarketing partner cookies These cookies are placed by our marketing partners. This information is used by the marketing partners to target relevant adverts to you as you browse the internet. These are third party cookies.
sc.UserId This cookie allows SessionCam to identify when recorded sessions are from the same device, indicating the same user. With this information, someone using the SessionCam console can quickly see and list all session recordings from the same user. 1st party permanent cookie, set for 1 year, (used to identify an individual unique user)
sc.Status This cookie ensures best performance of a website that is using SessionCam, it means that the number of calls to SessionCam can be minimised. 1st party session-expiry cookie
sc.ASP_NET_SESSIONID This cookie allows SessionCam to make sure that all the pages visited by a customer to your website during a session are placed into a single recording. 1st party session-expiry cookie
sc.ASP_NET_SESSIONID This cookie allows SessionCam to make sure that all the pages visited by a customer to your website during a session are placed into a single recording - even if that user???s session crosses over multiple domain names or protocols. 3rd party session-expirycookie
SessionCamTestCookie This cookie is set when SessionCam initialises and is only ever used to ensure we can read and write cookies. Once this cookie has been set it is deleted immediately and if the cookie fails to set, SessionCam will not attempt to record. 1st party SessionCam Test cookie deleted after being set.

Third Party Cookies

We include content from other websites, such as YouTube videos and give you the option to share on social media, such as Facebook. We love it when you share information from our website, but when you do, please be aware that additional cookies and similar technologies may be placed on your computer, mobile phone or tablet device from these other websites. We're not responsible for these so please check the privacy and cookie policies of the social media networks you use for full details of what they do. Where we put YouTube videos on our website, we use cookies to capture and analyse visitor information as number of views and shares.

SessionCam

Our web site may use the SessionCam web site recording service. SessionCam may record mouse clicks, mouse movements, page scrolling and any text keyed into website forms. The information collected does not include bank details or any sensitive personal data. Data collected by SessionCam is for Morrisons internal use only. The information collected is used to improve our website usability and is stored and used for aggregated and statistical reporting. To find out more, visit SessionCam.com

How Can You Manage Cookies?

By continuing to use our websites you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To manage all cookies placed on your computer, mobile phone or tablet device through your web browser settings, please consult your browser's guide or visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.aboutcookies.org for more information. Some browsers are more sophisticated than others in managing these technologies, so if you want greater controls, it would be worth comparing a few of them. To manage cookies on your mobile phone please refer to your user manual.

If you are particularly concerned about third party cookies, you can often opt-out directly (such as Google Analytics, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout). Note, these providers may use cookies to power their opt-out service, so if you change your browser settings to block all cookies, their opt-out service may cease to work and you may still receive adverts.

We regularly review the cookies we and our suppliers use to continually improve our services to you. As a result, we will need to change this policy from time to time to keep it accurate and up to date. If we change this policy, we will tell you. That way you can check to see if you are happy with our new policy and adjust your browser settings if you want to before proceeding any further. Please look out for these notices in future when you are using our website.

Contact Us

If you want any further information about our approach to cookies and similar technologies, our websites in general or have any other privacy questions relating to us, we'd be happy to help you. Our contact details are set out here and our address is: WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc, Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford, BD3 7DL.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and reading about our use of cookies.

Happy and safe browsing.