About our cookies policy
Our cookies policy explains how cookies and other tracking devices are used on our website at www.greenhous.co.uk.
About cookies and how we use them
Cookies are small data files placed on your computer or other device when you visit our website. The cookies are then used to gather information about your use of our site or to allow you to be recognised as an existing user when returning.
Cookies are commonly used to help websites work more efficiently and to provide information to website owners. They help our website work in the way that you would expect so that we can provide you with a good experience when you use our website. They also help us to improve our site and make our promotional activity more efficient.
In general terms, cookies can be categorised into:
Strictly necessary cookies: cookies required for the proper operation of the website.
Analytical/performance cookies: these are cookies which allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around a website.
Functionality cookies: these allow a returning user and his/her preferences to be recognised. This means that the website can then present personalised content.
Targeting cookies: these types of cookies record visits to a website, the pages visited and the links followed. They are used to tailor content.
More specifically, we use the types of cookies list below. The table also provides information about what the cookies are used for.
|Google Analytics||__utma, __utmb,__utmc, __utmx, __utmxx, __utmz||Helps us improve the content on our sites, by giving us basic tracking information. For example, the number of times you have visited, which search engine you came from.|
|Addthis||psc, uid, uit, uvc||Gives you a more personalised sharing experience by allowing easy sharing to your favourite social networking sites, such as Facebook.|
|Session||Holds information about your visit and assist is website usability until the website is closed, at which time the cookie is removed.|
|GetClicky||General web statistics tracking|
Session cookies and permanent cookies
Some of the cookies which are used on the website are session cookies. This means that the cookie will expire when your session finishes. Others are permanent cookies which will be stored on your device and will be used to recognise you as a user, the next time you visit.
Cookie settings and more information
Broadly, you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. Be aware however, that if you use browser settings to block cookies, you may not be able to access all or some parts of the site and our site may not work as intended and as you might expect. You can find out more about how to manage and delete cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.
You can also find out about disabling cookies on the following sites for different browsers:
Chrome - https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies
Firefox - http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies
Internet Explorer - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835