What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.
What Are Cookies For?
In particular, we use the following cookies:
(a) Session (or Transient) Cookies
A session cookie only lasts for the duration of users using the website. A web browser normally deletes session cookies when it quits. They become inaccessible after the session has been inactive for a time and are automatically deleted from your computer when the browser is closed. Habitat First Group use session cookies to allow you to move from page to page without having to login or re-submit details each time.
(b) Persistent (or Permanent) Cookies
Persistent cookies that are stored on the user’s computer memory and are not deleted when the browser is closed. Habitat First Group use these cookies to record your preferences for the website in order to present something relevant to you on the next time you visit the website. They are also used to collect information about the numbers of visitors, the average time spent on a particular page and analyse shopping behaviour on the website. This information is used to find out how well the website works and where it can be improved.
(c) Flash Cookies (or Locally Shared Objects)
Websites that contain Flash can also store small files on your computer that are used in the same way as cookies.
Flash cookies can also back up the data that is stored in other cookies. When you delete cookies, your Flash cookies are not affected. So a website may still recognise you if it backed up the deleted cookie information on a Flash cookie.
(d) Third-party cookies
Habitat First Group works with selected companies to provide additional content and services, for example reviews. These companies may also set cookies on our behalf.
(e) Advertising on other websites
Cookies are used to advertise relevant products to you on other websites, based on the products and categories you looked at on Habitatfirstgroup.com
The data contained in the cookie used in these adverts is anonymous and doesn’t contain any of your personal details.
(f) Sharing with social networks
Habitat First Group display share button on most of our pages. This allows you to share details of our holidays and services with your friends via social networks like Twitter and Facebook, these companies may set a cookie on your computer memory. Find out more about these here:
You may see a message on our Website before we store a cookie on your computer which describes the types of cookies we use and what information they might collect. We also use banners and pop-ups from time to time to give you options around cookies use.
Some of the services and advertisements / competitions on our Website and mobile apps, are delivered or served by third-party companies, which may collect information about your use of their services and we have no control over these.
Your rights and how to control your cookies
Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. If you decide not to accept our cookies, you can set up your browser to stop accepting cookies or prompt you before accepting a cookie from the sites you visit. You can find instructions on how to do this at www.allaboutcookies.org. However, please note that certain features of our Website may not function properly without the aid of cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies, you will be limited to only browsing the Website and you will not be able to add bookings or services to your basket.
The following list details the cookies used on this Website
|__cf_bm||This cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.|
|_fbp||This cookie is set by Facebook to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website.|
|_ga||The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.|
|_gat_UA-57600777-1||A variation of the _gat cookie set by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to allow website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. The pattern element in the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.|
|_gcl_au||Provided by Google Tag Manager to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services.|
|_gid||Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.|
|_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||Hotjar sets this cookie to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.|
|_hjFirstSeen||Hotjar sets this cookie to identify a new user’s first session. It stores a true/false value, indicating whether it was the first time Hotjar saw this user.|
|_hjIncludedInPageviewSample||Hotjar sets this cookie to know whether a user is included in the data sampling defined by the site's pageview limit.|
|ASP.NET_SessionId||Issued by Microsoft's ASP.NET Application, this cookie stores session data during a user's website visit.|
|CONSENT||YouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional||The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-others||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".|
|fr||Facebook sets this cookie to show relevant advertisements to users by tracking user behaviour across the web, on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.|
|iutk||This cookie is used by Issuu analytic system to gather information regarding visitor activity on Issuu products.|
|sc_anonymous_id||The cookie is set by SoundCloud to enable SoundCloud player.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||A cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.|
|YSC||YSC cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.|
|yt-remote-device-id||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.|
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org