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How do you use cookies?

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.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

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.

Cookies deployed by flooringhub.co.uk:

  • Ensure that functionality operates as intended
  • Remember your choices and preferences during and between visits
  • Allow you to share pages via social network widgets like Facebook and Twitter
  • Allow you to interact with our website by leaving comments or opinions
  • Post enquiries via our Anti-Spam enquiry form
  • Track your visit for statistical analysis, allowing us to improve the usability, speed and security of our website

Cookies are not deployed to:

  • Collect any personal identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

Your consent for cookie deployment on flooringhub.co.uk

Upon your first visit to our website, you may have noticed our banner alerting you to the use of cookies by our website. In compliance with the 2011 EU Cookie Law, our website operates on an 'Implied Consent' basis. This means that we will assume that you have opted-in for our website to deploy cookies until you choose to deactivate them within your browser settings or via the instructions below. By default, many popular web browsers automatically permit websites to deploy cookies onto your device. Below you can learn more about the specific cookies deployed by our website, and how they can be disabled.

For more information on the EU Cookie Law in the UK, we recommend visiting the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) website where you can find the latest information, guidelines and advice on the EU Cookie Law.

Social Network Sharing

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.

Analytical Tracking

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.

Cookie Consent Check

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.

Magento

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.

Cookies used by flooringhub.co.uk

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
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies
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
Google Analytics
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We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service