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Cookies Policy

The Independent Inspections website uses cookies to help provide you with a good experience, and to help us track how people use the site so that we can improve the experience.

This cookie policy provides you with information about the cookies we use and the purposes for using them.

What Is A Cookie?

A cookie is a small file that is stored in your browser or the hard drive of your computer or other device. Cookies send data back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or share data with another website that recognises that cookie. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our website.

Cookies are useful because they can help you navigate efficiently and remember your preferences. They also help us understand how people like to use the website, and help third party providers show adverts that are relevent to you.

Cookies do not typically identify you as an individual, just the device you are using.

What Cookies do we Use?

Cookie Name Service Duration Category Purpose
CookieConsent homeandcomforts.co.uk 13 months Functionality Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain
PHPSESSID homeandcomforts.co.uk Session Functionality Preserves users states across page requests.
_ga Google 2 years Analytics Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_ga Google 2 years Analytics Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat Google Session Analytics Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gid Google Session Analytics Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Configuring and deleting cookies

By using our Websites you agree to our use of cookies, including setting and reading cookies on your device. You can choose to restrict or block cookies through your browser settings at any time. For more information about how to do this, and about cookies in general, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. Please note that certain cookies may be set as soon as you visit a Website, but you can remove them using your browser settings.

However, please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies set on a Website may impact the functionality or performance of the Website, or prevent you from using certain services provided through the Website. It will also affect our ability to update the Website to cater for user preferences and improve performance.