We use cookies and similar tools on our website to improve its performance and enhance your user experience. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. There are other ways to achieve the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way. There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us analyse how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you. Our cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.

What sort of cookies does Anita’s House use?

Our cookies perform the first three functions, but we may in future deploy Advertising cookies:

1: Essential cookies
Some cookies are essential for the operation of our website. These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.

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2: Performance cookies
These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages.

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The Anitashouse.com website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.  More information on this cookie: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

3: Functionality cookies
These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience. For example, cookies are used to enable you to share articles and press releases.

4: Behaviourally targeted advertising cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. Visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/ for more information on this type of cookie.

We also use or allow third parties to serve cookies that fall into the four categories above. For example, like many companies, we use Google Analytics to help us monitor our website traffic. We may also use third party cookies to help us with market research, improving site functionality and monitoring compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy.

Can a website user block cookies?

To find out how to manage what cookies you allow, see your browser’s help section or your mobile phone manual. Or you can visit one of the sites below, which have detailed information on how to manage, control or delete



Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.

Do we track whether users open our emails?

Our emails may contain a single, campaign-unique “web beacon pixel” to tell us whether our emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links within the email. We may use this information for purposes including determining which of our emails are more interesting to users, to query whether users who do not open our emails wish to continue receiving them. The pixel will be deleted when you delete the email. If you do not wish the pixel to be downloaded to your device, you should select to receive emails from us in plain text rather than HTML.

Cookies on Anitashouse.com from social networking sites

We have links so you can use social networking websites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter or Linked-in) from Anitashouse.com. These websites may place cookies on your computer. We do not control how they use their cookies. We suggest you check their website to see how they are using cookies.

More information

More detail on how businesses use cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org.