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Please note - This page explains how cookies are used on Western Union's websites
as of May 26th 2012.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit or certain emails you open. They are widely used in order to make websites operate, or function more efficiently, as well as to provide business and marketing information.
We use a cookie to remember your cookie preferences. This means:
For more detailed information about cookies visit www.allaboutcookies.org
Four types of cookies may be used during your visits to Western Union's websites
The Omniture SiteCatalyst cookie is used to record ‘click through’ information that is necessary to complete our contractual obligations with our partners, the use of this cookie by Western Union is limited to this purpose and is not used for any additional purposes. This is a transactional cookie and your choice to opt-out will not be applied.
In some cases, some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties, but we don't allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than listed above.
For the removal of 3rd party cookies from your computer, you will need to manage cookie preferences through your browser settings.
Listing of some cookies that may be set by our business partners on Western Union websites:
|Omniture||We use Omniture's software to carry out statistical analysis of page use, page interactions and paths through Western Union, known as 'web analytics'. We may record certain information that customers provide during an on-site transaction. This information allows us to identify customers and more accurately understand their individual behaviors and needs.
|DoubleClick||Our online advertising supplier, used for the purpose of serving our Internet advertisements on other sites. Some of our web pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes known as clear gifs) that allow us to track user interactions on these pages or send back information to DoubleClick about your interaction on the website.|
|InfoNow||Tracking for marketing purposes to determine the success of advertising|
|TeaLeaf||Used for the purpose of troubleshooting potential website issues. This provides a method to review a user's website experience and identify and resolve issues.|
More detailed information about cookies can be found here:
A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy can be found here: