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Quidco help for Newbie - please

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9y, 9m agoPosted 9 years, 9 months ago
Ok, so I just signed up to Quidco today. Now I understand that they use a cookie to verify the online purchase but, seeing as I couldn't find any REAL explanation of how it works etc, I was wondering if some of you regular users of this service could explain it to me in all it's entirity.

I spotted some notes about using a seperate browser for Quidco purchases, is this really necessary ? surely the cookie would be valid regardless of it being in it's own folder or not ? Or is this to stop it being overwritten by another visit to the same site ?

Finally, is all this tracking/validation done automatically, or do you have to submit the cookie from the retailers site to Quidco ?

Any help would be gratefully received as I intend to buy a Plasma in the near future & a few quid back from the purchase would be great.

TIA - Shaky
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9y, 9m agoPosted 9 years, 9 months ago
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Basically you clear existing cookies so that the refferal is attributed to quidco (not some other merchant you may have previously used like Rpoints) or neatly do it by using a 2nd browser.
The affilliate reports the transaction to quidco - and once (if) quidco get the money it is passed to you less the £5 admin fee.
Try using Kelkoo to test your tracking just to make sure as it wont cost you anything at all.
Very easy to do.
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Thanks Guys, that sorted it all out for me, I think I was just having a blonde moment :oops:

Saying that, seeing as I'm going bald, mebbe it was the sun we got yesterday :-D

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