The House of Lamps website uses a feature of your internet browser called cookies. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and are useful because they allow a website to recognise your device and do lots of different jobs, such as storing the contents of your shopping basket as you move through the site, enabling you to log-in, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improve the online user experience.
Cookies do not retrieve information about you from your computer; they only gain information that you willingly provide to us.
We hope that after you have read our policy you will have sufficient details about the cookies used on the House of Lamps website to be reassured that we use them responsibly.
By navigating around the House of Lamps website we will assume you are happy with cookies being set by us to improve your experience.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a very small piece of information in the form of a text file placed on your computer hard drive by lots of the websites that you visit. Cookies allow us to help you get the best out of your visit to the website and improve your user experience, for instance by remembering that you have visited before. They can also be used to make sure that any advertising you see is relevant to you.
For further information about cookies please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org
In this policy we have used the following categories of cookies:
Strictly Necessary cookies
This categorisation has been defined by The International Chamber Of Commerce (UK).
Our cookies are used to store basic information, like your user identification. They do not store password or credit card information.
Strictly Necessary cookies
Cookies are set to help support the structure of the pages that are displayed to you. These help the website to remember the products you have added to your shopping basket, your progress through checkout and whether or not you are logged in. Strictly necessary cookies which are stored on your hard disk for future reference and remain there until you choose to delete them.
These cookies collect anonymous aggregated information on the pages visited, by, for example, Google Analytics whom we use to carry out analytical functions on our site. They are only used to improve how the website works.
Targeting cookies i.e. Third Party Cookies and Cookies used for Advertising
House of Lamps may set cookies on your computer and allow carefully selected third parties to do the same while you are browsing our site. These will collect information about your browsing habits and allow us to show you adverts while you are browsing our site and other sites on the internet. The expiration of these cookies varies but is typically 30 days.
Cookies are used to help us understand the performance of our marketing activity and improve the relevance of the adverts that you see. We may use these cookies to display products and services that we think will interest you, both on our website and on other websites across the internet. Should you wish to disable your cookies from your web browser please see 'Cookie Maintenance' below. Blocking these third party cookies should not have any effect on the functionality of our website other than to reduce the relevance of any targeted adverts that you may see.
You can set your browser to accept or reject all specific cookies. You can also set your browser to alert you each time a cookie is presented to your computer. You can delete cookies that have been stored on your computer but remember, if you prevent us from placing cookies on your computer during your visit, it will not be possible for you to use our website effectively. By disabling your cookies from the browser settings, you will be restricting the cookies that House of Lamps uses to manage its website and this will have an impact on how the website will function. This will apply to all websites once cookies are disabled via your browser settings and not only House of Lamps website.
If you would like to restrict or block cookies that are set by us and other websites, you can do this through your web browser settings. Instructions for how to do this for popular web browsers on Microsoft Windows and Apple OS-X are below. For other web browsers or operating systems please use the Help function on your browser to find details on how to do this.
For information on how to restrict or block cookies on your mobile phone or tablet/pad device, you will need to refer to your handset or tablet manual.
Guide to Disabling Cookies in your Web Browsers: Microsoft Windows
Internet Explorer 7.0+
Google Chrome 16.0+
Guide to Disabling Cookies in your Web Browsers: Apple OS-X
Google Chrome 16.0+
Ordering with Cookies Disabled
If you choose to disable cookies and are then unable to order from us online, you are welcome to order by telephone instead. Our telephone number is 01935 814144 and lines are open from 10:00am to 5:00pm