Cookie Policy

BACKGROUND

This website makemyhousegreen.com ("Our Site") uses cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using cookies, we are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it.

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Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using Our Site.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1 In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

"cookie" means a small file consisting of letters and numbers that Our Site downloads to your computer or device;

"web beacon" means a small, transparent image file (usually only 1-pixel x 1-pixel in size) used for tracking user behaviour and activity around Our Site;

"We/Us/Our" means Switchd Ltd , a company registered in England under 10408051, whose registered address is International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London, England, EC1A 2BN.

2. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

2.1 We may use cookies on Our Site for a number of reasons, all of which are designed to improve your experience of using it. Cookies allow you to navigate around Our Site better and enable Us to tailor and improve Our Site by saving your preferences and understanding your use of it.

2.2 We use the following types of cookie:

2.2.1 Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies help make our website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

2.2.2 Statistics

Statistic cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

2.2.3 Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

2.3 These cookies come in two forms:

2.3.1 Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of cookie may be a persistent cookie. Persistent cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

2.3.2 Session Cookies

Any of the above types of cookie may be a session cookie. Session cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

2.4 We also use web beacons on Our Site to track your navigation around it. As with analytics cookies described above, web beacons help Us to understand how you use Our Site and enable us to improve it in the future.

3. How You Can Control Cookies

3.1 Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. You can change these settings if you wish, however please be aware that this is not generally a per-site setting and will prevent all websites from using cookies, not just Ours. Please also be aware that by disabling cookies in your browser, you may impair the functionality of Our Site and we won’t get the information we need to make sure we can improve your experience as much as possible.

3.2 The links below provide instructions on how to control cookies in all mainstream browsers:

3.2.1 Google Chrome

3.2.2 Microsoft Internet Explorer

3.2.3 Microsoft Edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)

3.2.4 Safari (OSX)

3.2.5 Safari (iOS)

3.2.6 Mozilla Firefox

3.2.7 Android (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

4. How Do We Use Cookies in Emails?

4.1 In addition to using cookies on Our Site, we use cookies and similar technologies in some of the emails we send to you. Just like the cookies on Our Site, these are used to help Us understand your use of Our Site and to keep improving it.

4.2 We use web beacons in some of Our emails. We use web beacons to detect when (or whether) you open an email and how you have interacted with it, and other information such as your email client, web browser, computer or device, and IP address. Web beacons may also be used to serve up emails in a particular format that is best suited to your computer or device.

4.3 Emails from Us may contain links. Each one of those links would contain a unique tag which enables Us to track which links are being used and by whom. This information can then be used to improve and tailor our emails in the future.

5. Changes to this Cookie Policy

5.1 We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

5.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

6. Further Information

6.1 If you would like to know more about how We use cookies, please contact us at team@makemyhousegreen.com.

6.2 For more information about cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org (this is an external link and We are not responsible for its content).

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