How do we use cookies and similar technologies?

When you visit our websites your IP address (the internet address of your computer) is logged to track your session.

This is automatically recognised by the web server and is used for system administration and to provide statistics, which The Royal Mint uses to evaluate use of the site. Our websites also use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

Cookies are small text files made up of letters and numbers that are stored on your computer, tablet or mobile device when you visit particular webpages.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of the payment services.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Your computer, tablet or mobile device will need to accept cookies to enable online shopping and the personalised features found on our websites.

Your browser can be used to restrict, block or delete cookies from or any other website, if you would prefer this. This differs from browser to browser, please consult your web browser’s ‘help’ documentation or alternatively you can visit for more information on how you can delete and control the cookies that are stored on your computer.

The information that we collect and share is anonymous and not personally identifiable. It does not contain your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address.

Cookies store a generated ‘key’ which is associated with all this information.

We also use pixels, or transparent GIF files, to help manage online advertising. These GIF files are provided by our advertisement management partners. These files enable our partners to recognise a unique cookie on your web browser, which in turn enables us to learn which advertisements bring users to our website. The cookie was placed by us, or by another advertiser who works with our partners.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.

Google Analytics

Google Dynamic Re-marketing

Yahoo Analytics

DC StormIQ



Third-party Cookies

When you visit our websites you may notice some cookies that aren’t related to us. If you visit a web page that contains content which is embedded from other websites, for example YouTube or Vimeo, you may be sent cookies from these sites. We do not control these cookies and we would suggest that you visit these sites to view information about their cookies and how they are used.

We do have relationships with select suppliers who may also set cookies during your visit to be used for marketing purposes, such as showing you our products depending on what you seem to be interested in.

Google Tag Manager

GA Audience





Social Media Sharing

If you share our content with friends through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Adwords Conversion Pixel

Yahoo DOT Tag



Crazy Eg

Facebook Pixel