What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer's hard drive. The file allows 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.
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. By default most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This will however prevent you from taking full advantage of the website including registration and logging in.
Shopping Cart Cookies
Our online shop uses encrypted cookies to store all the session information for visitors and customers, as well as for employees and administrators. Without cookies we cannot authenticatie you as a registered user of the site and the shopping cart features will not function.
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 in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, the analytic cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages are found useful and which are not.
Third Party Cookies
We use the Facebook Social Plugin on our home page to allow users of Facebook to follow the Homewood Leisure page. If you have a Facebook account then you will already have a Facebook cookie on your computer. Your browser will send information about this cookie when you visit any website with a Like button or social plugin. Facebook use this cookie information to show you a personalized experience on websites using the plugins, as well as on Facebook itself.