How We Use Cookies

HeatMyHome Limited – Cookies policy

Updated 1 March 2013

We use cookies to improve the quality of our site and service, and to try and make your browsing experience meaningful. When you enter our site our web server sends a cookie to your computer which allows us to recognise your computer but not specifically who is using it. By associating the identification numbers in the cookies with other customer information when for example you log-in to the site, then we know that the cookie information relates to you. By proceeding beyond this page you consent to our cookie settings and agree that you understand this Cookies Policy which explains how you can manage your cookie choices and preferences.

This cookies policy explains:

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information which are issued to your computer when you visit a website and which store and sometimes track information about your use of the site. A number of cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are only used where you ask us to remember your login details for when you next return to the site and will last for a longer duration.

Why do we use cookies?

The cookies used on heatmyhome.ie are explained below and based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories.

1. Strictly necessary cookies

Strictly necessary cookies allow you to use essential features of our site such as enabling you to order fuel more easily.

The essential features of our site require strictly necessary cookies so that we can remember your postcode and what is in your shopping basket whilst you continue to order products from our site and/or navigate to different pages of the site during your browsing session. We are also able to identify you as being logged in to HeatMyHome.ie and to ensure that you are able to access the appropriate features on our site.

If you choose not to accept these cookies, you will be unable to use our site for ordering fuel, only for browsing.

The following list of cookies are those used on our site which we have identified as being strictly necessary:

Cookie nameWhat does it do?
ASP.Net_SessionIDHeatMyHome uses a session cookie to ensure that you can order takeaway more easily. This cookie remembers your postcode and what is in your basket so that you can continue order from HeatMyHome easily. We do not store any personal information about you.
__cfduidThe __cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.
PHPSESSIDTo store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page. For example, if an enquiry form is completed incorrectly, a message will be stored and presented to the user to indicate the errors in the submission.

 

Managing your cookie preferences

Some of the cookies used by our site are served by us, and some are served by third parties who are delivering services on our behalf. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can also learn more about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser. Please note however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on our site you may not be able to take full advantage of our site if you do so.

Our privacy policy can provide you with further details about how we use any personal information you give us, although not all information captured by using cookies will identify you. We are continually striving to develop improved ways of managing your cookie preferences. As new technologies and solutions emerge, this cookies policy may be updated to reflect any such advances in technology and preference management tools.