Cookie Policy

HomeViews Platform Limited (HomeViews, we, us, our)

Updated 10th March 2020

Our website (homeviews.com) uses cookies and other similar tracking technologies, such as pixels, plugins, scripts, tags and device fingerprinting (which we collectively refer to as “cookies” in this Cookie Policy).

We use cookies for many reasons, for example to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website.

  • This Cookie Policy describes:
  • what cookies are;
  • our use of cookies;
  • how you can manage cookies used on our website;
  • privacy;
  • further information; and
  • changes to this Cookie Policy.

By continuing to browse our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, smart phone, tablet or other electronic device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device’s hard drive and some cookies may collect personal data about you. You can find more general information about cookies at: www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Our use of cookies

We want you to understand the different types of cookies that are used on our website. We use a variety of types of cookies for the following purposes:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: these are cookies strictly necessary for the performance of our website, for example cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website and use your Google sign in.
  • Performance cookies: these cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies: these cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting and advertising cookies: these cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose, so that when you are on another website or social media platform, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website. We may also show you advertising on our website based on your browsing patterns on other websites that we have obtained from our advertising partners.

You can find more information about the individual non-essential cookies we use on our website and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

*Duration means the period that our cookies are installed on your device. At the expiry of this period, you will be asked to agree to the cookies again through our browse-wrap consent.

Please note that the following third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies:

  • DoubleClick
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • Hotjar
  • Intercom

To deactivate the use of third party advertising cookies, you may visit the relevant third party’s website to manage the use of these types of cookies.

How to manage cookies on our website

Cookies do lots of jobs on our website. However, most browsers allow you to disable them if you would like to. If you disable cookies, you may find that you have a less personalised experience on our website and that certain parts of our website do not work at all or do not work correctly.

Each browser is configured differently. To disable cookies via your browser settings, you should follow the instructions given by the publisher of your browser. As of the date of this Cookie Policy, these instructions are available for commonly used browsers through the following links:

If you use Microsoft Edge:
https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy

If you use Internet Explorer:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

If you use Safari:
https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21447?locale=en_US

If you use Firefox:
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

If you use Chrome:
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en

If you use different devices, make sure you configure the settings of the corresponding browser according to your preferences.

If you wish to opt-out of tracking by Google Analytics across all websites you can do so here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Except for essential cookies, our session cookies will expire after your browsing session.

Privacy

Our Privacy Policy can be accessed here.

Further information

If you have any queries relating to this Cookie Policy please info@homeviews.com with “Cookie Policy” in the subject line.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

If this Cookie Policy changes, the revised policy will include a new effective date and will be posted on this page. Please check back regularly to keep informed of updates.