Cookies Policy

 Who we are

 We are Online Home Shop Limited, trading as Online Home Shop, a company registered in England and Wales with company registration number 8885099 and registered office address at Reedham House, 31 King Street West, Manchester M3 2PJ (“we”, “our” and “us”). We operate the website https://www.onlinehomeshop.com/ (“website”) and may place cookies on your device when you access the website.

 

What are cookies?

 Cookies are small text files which websites place on your computer or mobile device when you visit a particular website. When we refer to cookies in this policy, this also includes similar technologies, such as LocalStorage, which also store information on your device. Cookies are used on websites to help visitors navigate around them effectively. They are also used to perform certain functions within a website, such as displaying certain content to you and remembering login details.

Cookies also provide information to the owners of a website to analyse visitor behaviour patterns, for example, how many visitors view a particular page. More information about cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

Our use of cookies

 The website uses cookies. We have set out below the types of cookies we may use, their purpose and how long these will remain on your device following collection. Cookies may be first party or third party. If they are first party, they are set by us. If they are third party, they are set by a third party. We have set out where cookies are third party below.

 

We ue certain necessary cookies to enable you to access and navigate our website, as set out below. These cookies are necessary for the website to work and enable you to use the services and features. Disabling these cookies will reduce performance and may make the services and features unavailable.

 

Cookie Name

Purpose

Expiry (following collection)

Third Party

*PHPSESSID**

Used to collect session ID.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

No

*login_redirect**

Preserves the destination page the customer was loading before being directed to log in.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

No

*X-Magento-Vary**

Configuration setting that improves performance when using Varnish static content caching.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

No

*form_key**

A security measure that appends a random string to all form submissions to protect the data from Cross-Site Request Forgery.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

No

__cfduid

Used to help detect malicious visitors to our website and minimise us blocking legitimate users.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

Yes - Cloudflare

 

To opt out of Cloudflare, click here https://www.cloudflare.com/cookie-policy/.

We use certain analytical cookies to enable us to better understand how visitors to our website interact with its pages so we can improve our website’s performance and design, assess usage and understand our target audience. For these purposes, analytical cookies collect information about your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain, other system settings, IP address, referring URLs, information on actions taken on our website, the dates and times of your visits and the country or time zone in which your device is located. These cookies are anonymised and aggregated and do not identify you personally. We have set out the analytical cookies we use below.

 

Cookie Name

Purpose

Expiry (following collection)

Third Party

*mage-messages**

Tracks error messages and other notifications that are shown to the user.

1 year

No

*stf**

Records the time messages are sent by SendFriend which is built in Magento functionality that allows content sharing with friends via email, for example sharing a wish list with friends via email

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

No

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

Yes - Google

_gid

Also used to distinguish users.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

Yes - Google

_gat_gtag_UA_72662435_1

Used to throttle request rate and ensure the website is not overloaded.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

Yes - Google

 

We share the above analytical cookies with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager (as applicable) who help us analyse how people are using our website.

To opt out of Google Analytics, click here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

To opt out of Google Tag Manager, click here https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7519794.

We may use certain functional cookies to enable certain parts of our website to work. Our functional cookies enable our website to maintain your session and remember the choices you made in order to provide functionality for your benefit. We use functional cookies to collect information about your preferences indicated during your visit to improve your experience on our website. We have set out the functional cookies we use below.

 

Cookie Name

Purpose

Expiry (following collection)

Third Party

*mage-translation-storage** (local storage)

Stores translated content when requested by the shopper.

Local storage, please see below

No

*mage-translation-file-version** (local storage)

Tracks the version of translations in local storage.

Local storage, please see below

No

*product_data_storage** (local storage)

Stores configuration for product data related to Recently Viewed / Compared Products.

Local storage, please see below

No

*recently_compared_product** (local storage)

Stores product IDs of recently compared products.

Local storage, please see below

No

*recently_viewed_product** (local storage)

Stores product IDs of recently viewed products for easy navigation.

Local storage, please see below

No

*guest-view**

Stores the Order ID that guest shoppers use to retrieve their order status.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

No

*recently_viewed_product_previous** (local storage)

Stores product IDs of previously viewed products for easy navigation.

Local storage, please see below

No

*persistent_shopping_cart**

Stores the key (ID) of persistent cart to make it possible to restore the cart for an anonymous shopper.

10 hours

No

*private_content_version**

Appends a random, unique number and time to pages with customer content to prevent them from being cached on the server.

1 year

No

*mage-cache-sessid**

The value of this cookie triggers the clean-up of local cache storage.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

No

*mage-cache-storage**

Local storage of visitor-specific content that enables ecommerce.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

No

*mage-cache-storage** (local storage)

Local storage of visitor-specific content that enables ecommerce functions.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

No

*mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation** (local storage)

Forces local storage of specific content sections that should be invalidated.

Local storage, please see below

No

*store**

Tracks the specific store view.

1 year

No

*section_data_ids**

Stores customer-specific information related to shopper-initiated actions such as display wish list, checkout information, etc.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

No

 

 

We may use certain advertising cookies to gather information from you on your device to display advertisements to you based on relevant topics that are of interest to you. We have set out the advertising cookies we use below.

 

_fbp

Used to deliver targeted advertising such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Session cookie (deleted on closing browser)

Yes - Facebook

 

To opt out of Facebook, click here https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/ (via your ad preferences if you are a Facebook user or, if you are not, then via the opt-out programmes Facebook participate in in your jurisdiction as established by the Digital Advertising Alliance (US) (https://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN), the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada (https://youradchoices.ca/) and the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (https://www.youronlinechoices.com/).Local Storage

Where we specify above that a “cookie” is Local Storage, this means that such Local Storage will stay on your device until you clear your browser cache. We recommend you review your browser settings in respect of this and, if required, set-up an auto-clear rule.

 

How to manage cookies

Please note that disabling any necessary cookies may cause you to lose some of the functionality of our website and/or be unable to access the website.

Your internet browser also allows you to manage cookies. You will be able to remove and disable any cookies at any time through the settings in your internet browser. The method for doing this will be different depending on your chosen browser. Please see the relevant links below for further information:

 

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?visit_id=636921477753789710-3541481025&p=cpn_cookies&hl=en&rd=1

https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050

Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/products/firefox/protect-your-privacy/cookies

 

For more information about how to manage cookies please visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.

 Please note – this information applies only to this website and not to other websites to which this site links.

 

Third Party Cookies

 Where we have incorporated third party platforms or features into our website such third party providers may set a cookie on your device when you access our website or follow such link.  You should view their privacy policies and cookies policies for further information.

 

Personal Data

 You should be aware that, although not all cookies collect personal data some cookies (particularly advertising cookies) may follow your browsing history to create a profile of you and your behaviours and preferences to seek to present appropriate advertisements to you. Please see our privacy policy for further information.

 

How to contact us

If you would like any further information about how we use cookies, please contact us at info@onlinehomeshop.co.uk

 

 

Last updated: 17.06.2020