Cookie Policy

Last updated: 29/01/2021

Cookies

www.housetohaven.co.uk (the “Site”) uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your computer to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications such as Google Analytics.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. Cookies perform a wide range of different functions, such as letting you move between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally enhancing the online visitor experience. They are also help improve the relevance – for instance tailoring what adverts and messages you see.

 

However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the www.allaboutcookies.org website which offers guidance for all modern browsers. 

 

What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise your device, preferences and can be used to improve your online experience. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

These cookie files are then transmitted back to the originating website each time you subsequently visit or by other websites that recognise that cookie. These are helpful as they permit a website to recognise a user’s device. Types of cookies include:

Persistent cookies - these are cookies that stay on your computer, mobile or other device for a specified period of time and are activated every time the originating website that created the specific cookie is visited.

Session cookies - these are temporary cookies that enable website operators to connect the actions of a user during a browser session (from when an Internet browser window is opened until it is closed). Session cookies are deleted when the browser is closed.

Types of cookies we use?
Functional

These cookies are used to ensure you can correctly navigate our website and play videos, listen to podcasts or share pages via social media platforms.

Performance

These cookies are used to analyse trends, administer the website, track visitor movements and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our websites. These cookies are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Targeting and Advertising

The social media sharing functionality on certain web pages is provided by the third parties Facebook, Instagram, What's App and Pinterest. As you navigate these pages or if you use the sharing buttons, these third parties will automatically set cookies. We have no control over the cookies they use but you can opt out of their cookies by going to Your Settings on each social platform. 

We sometimes advertise our products, services and vacancies on third party websites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Google and Bing. To help us target our advertising we use cookies from those third parties on our website to tell us which pages you clicked on and interacted with. Each third party uses its own tracking cookies. If you don’t want to be shown targeted advertising, some third-party sites allow you to request not to see messages from specific advertisers. These third-party cookies are not under our control but do ensure to check the websites and cookie policies of any third parties.

Other Technologies

If you register to receive updates by email, you will receive emails which will contain a web beacon. This will take the form of a small, transparent image, which is embedded in each email.  It will be used to send information such as your IP address, when each email was viewed, from what device and which geo-location.  We use information about email usage to compile reports and to help us improve our communications. Our websites may also collect your IP address which is routinely stored as part of web server log files for 14 days.

How to manage cookies
All recent versions of popular browsers give you a level of control over cookies. You can set your browser to accept or reject all, or certain, cookies.  For instructions on how to manage cookies, please read the 'Help' section of your browser or visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Please be aware that some areas of our website may not function after you have changed your cookie settings.

Contact
If you have any queries concerning our use of your personal information, please Contact us.

 

You can also read our Privacy Policy here.