We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website to tailor flooringhub.co.uk to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
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Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
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We encourage users to share our content and/or like our on profile on social media websites Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin. In order to make 'Social Sharing' accessible, our website utilises widgets either provided directly from the social network and/or via amalgamative widgets from third parties such as AddThis. Cookies and privacy implications from social networks vary and will be dependent on your nominated privacy settings with each social network. Social sharing buttons will only deploy cookies if you are signed to that respective social network at the time of being on our website.
Our website has Google Analytics installed which allows us to track and compile anonymous visitor statistics. The information collected ranges from simple traffic volume to the type of browser you are viewing our website with. This information is valuable to us not just for marketing analysis and quantification, but to improve the usability, security and load speed of our website content. Google Analytics is a popular, secure, flagship webmaster product from Google. The privacy and security of Google Analytics data is a high priority at Google that you can read more about on Google's Analytics Data Safeguarding page. Google also offer a Google Analytics opt out browser add-on that will allow you to automatically opt-out of all websites that track your activity via Google Analytics. No personal information is collected by Google Analytics.
As mentioned above, upon your first visit our website displays a banner at the top of the page alerting you about cookies being deployed by our website. In order for our website to remember your choice of opting-in, we store an anonymous cookie to remove the alert banner for 28 days. To prevent this cookie being stored, simply do not accept and close the alert. If you have already accepted the alert and you wish to remove the cookie, please clear your cookies within your browser settings.
Our eCommerce website is built on the popular open-source platform - Magento. Magento and eCommerce platforms in general require the use of several essential cookies for the website to function correctly.
The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.
|COOKIE name||COOKIE Description|
|CART||The association with your shopping car|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not|
|FRONTEND||You session ID on the server.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history|
|POLL||The ID of any polls you have recently voted in|
|POLLN||Information on what polls you have voted on|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||The items that you have recently compared|
|STF||Information on products you have emailed to friends|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist|
You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service