Privacy PolicyPrivacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how Monmouthshire Building Society uses and protects any information that you give us.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Links within this website to external websites are not covered by our Privacy Policy.

By continuing to use this site you are considered as understanding and agreeing to the contents of this policy.

Use of your Personal Data

Information you give us will be used by us to provide and manage your account. The information may be used by the Society and its subsidiaries for its own use in respect of marketing, business analysis or similar purposes. Unless you choose otherwise you consent to being informed of other products and services by post, telephone or electronic means.

We will keep your information after your account is closed. If it is necessary to the running of your account, essential information about your account may be given to others. Information may also be given to people acting as our agents, who will keep it confidential.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 ( you have a right of access to your personal data held. Upon payment of a single fee, we will give you a description of the data, the purpose for which it is processed and to whom it may be disclosed. You also have a right to have incorrect data corrected.

We will treat all your personal information as private and confidential (even when you are no longer a customer). We will not give your details to anyone (even other companies in our group) unless: we have to give the information by law; there is a duty to the public to disclose it; you request us to disclose it, or we have your permission to do so; or our interests require us to give the information (for example, to prevent fraud). We will not use this as a reason for giving information for marketing purposes. I consent to you holding and processing my personal data for the purposes explained above.

Monmouthshire Building Society may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was last updated on 16th May 2012.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

How we use cookies

To assist your navigation of this website, we use cookies to secure some of the online services on this site as well as to track visitors to help monitor and improve our internet service. We do not obtain personal data from your computer or gather personal information about you unless you personally give information to our server.

You may disable the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

To disable the storage of cookies and remove any that have already been set, please click this link: Remove & Disable Cookies.

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Please see the table below for a full explanation on the cookies we use and why.

Google Analytics


Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.

_utma - expires 24 months - Persistent cookie used to track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site.
_utmb - expires 30 minutes - Session cookie used to track the exact moment in time when a visitor enters the site.
_utmc - expires when user exits browser - Session cookie used to track the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site.
_utmz - expires 24 months - Persistent cookie is set on the person’s computer, so that Google Analytics knows how to classify that visitor.

Google Privacy

eVisit Analyst


We collect information about how visitors use our site. The cookies collect information, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

evap29491 - expires 12 months - Persistent cookie used to track repeat visitors.
evas29491- expires 30 minutes - Session cookie used to track a single visit.
evav29491 - expires 12 months - Records visit number.

Accessibility Settings fontSizeTo store your font preference for browsing our site.
Accessibility Settings cssStatusTo store your layout preference for browsing our site.
Preference CookiecookiesAcceptedTo record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on this website.
My Accounts


To identify that we are dealing with the same user from one request to another. This Session cookie is required for My Accounts to work.

The cookie is stored in the memory and destroyed when the browser is closed.


Privacy & Cookies

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