Cookies Notice

  1. Information about our use of cookies
    Our website uses cookies. Cookies 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 website.
  2. What are cookies?
    A cookie is a tiny file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or that is transferred to the hard drive of your computer when you visit a website if you agree.
  3. Consent
    By clicking on the “accept cookies” button when you access our website and] continuing to browse our website, you are agreeing to receive all cookies from us. If you would prefer to change your cookie settings, you can do so at any time – see 6. Controlling our use of cookies below.
  4. The cookies we use at House UK
    We use (or may from time to time use) the following cookies:
    • Essential cookies.These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or make sure the correct items are in your shopping bag.
    • Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies 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 and raise the standard of our service, 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 for using the website.
    • 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. If you have agreed to accept our cookies, we may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

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

    Cookie Name Type Purpose System
    Requested Functionality Cookies (Exempt)
    guest-view Essential Stores the Order ID that guest shoppers use to retrieve their order status. Magento
    login_redirect Functionality Preserves the destination page the customer was navigating to before being directed to log in. Magento
    mage-messages Functionality Tracks error messages and other notifications that are shown to the user, such as the cookie consent message, and various error messages, The message is deleted from the cookie after it is shown to the shopper. Magento
    mage-translation-storage Functionality Stores translated content when requested by the shopper. Magento
    product_data_storage Functionality Stores configuration for product data related to Recently Viewed / Compared Products. Magento
    recently_viewed_product Functionality Stores product IDs of recently viewed products for easy navigation. Magento
    recently_viewed_product_previous Functionality Stores product IDs of recently previously viewed products for easy navigation. Magento
    stf Analytical Records the time messages are sent by the SendFriend (Email a Friend) module. Magento
    X-Magento_Vary Performance Configuration setting that improves performance when using Varnish static content caching. Magento
    Persistent Customization Session Cookies (Exempt)
    amz_auth_err Essential (Used by Amazon Pay) Value “1’ indicates an authorization error. Magento
    amz_auth_logout Essential (Used by Amazon Pay) Value “1” indicates that the user should be logged out. Magento
    form_key Essential A security measure that appends a random string to all form submissions to protect the data from Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF). Magento
    mage-cache-sessid Essential The value of this cookie triggers the cleanup of local cache storage. When the cookie is removed by the backend application, the Admin cleans up local storage, and sets the cookie value to “true.” Magento
    mage-cache-storage Essential Local storage of visitor-specific content that enables ecommerce functions. Magento
    mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation Essential Forces local storage of specific content sections that should be invalidated. Magento
    persistent_shopping_cart Essential Stores the key (ID) of persistent cart to make it possible to restore the cart for an anonymous shopper. Magento
    private_content_version Essential Appends a random, unique number and time to pages with customer content to prevent them from being cached on the server. Magento
    section_data_ids Essential Stores customer-specific information related to shopper-initiated actions such as display wish list, checkout information, etc. Magento
    store Essential Tracks the specific store view / locale selected by the shopper. Magento
    __utma Analytical Distinguishes shoppers and sessions .This cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there is no existing __utma cookie. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Analytics
    __utmt Analytical Used to throttle request rate. Google Analytics
    __utmb Analytical Determines new sessions/visits. This cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there is no existing __utmb cookie. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Analytics
    __utmz Analytical Saves the traffic source or campaign that explains how the shopper reached your site. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes, and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Analytics
    __utmv Analytical Stores visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor-level custom variable. This cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Analytics
    Facebook Pixel Analytical Track traffic and conversions from Facebook./td>Facebook

    Some cookies will expire at the end of a browser session, when you exit the browser. Other cookies will expire after a certain time period. If you would like further information about how long a particular cookie lasts for, please contact us - see 7. Queries below.

  5. Third party cookies

    In addition to the cookies set by our website, our third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may use cookies known as “third party cookies”. Third party cookies are cookies which are set by a website than the one displayed in the uniform resource locator (URL) window. They are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. We do not have any control over these cookies and we are not responsible for the content of external websites and/or third party compliance with any applicable data protection legislation.

  6. Controlling our use of cookies

    Most browsers automatically accept cookies unless you change your internet browser settings. If you wish to restrict, block or delete some or all cookies which are set by any websites, you can generally do this through your browser settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. If you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. If you delete cookies relating to this website, we will not remember things about you, including your cookie preferences, and you will be treated as a first-time visitor next time you visit the site. To enhance your experience using our website, we recommend that all cookies are enabled.

  7. QueriesTo find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set (on various different browser types) and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or http://aboutcookies.org.uk/managing-cookies.

    To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

    We are aware that some browsers have developed a do not track (DNT) feature which is being offered to webusers. If you enable this feature, it will send a message to websites to request that your browsing is not tracked (for example, by third party advertisers). At the moment our website does not respond to DNT requests and there is no industry standard protocol for their management, but we understand the importance of your privacy requirements and are continuing to keep this under review.

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Cookies policy, please email info@houseuk.com.