- 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.
- 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:
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.
- Third party 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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.