TERMS, PRIVACY POLICY AND COOKIES INFORMATION

Terms and conditions

Acceptance of terms

Your access to and use of www.houseandco.co.uk (“the Website”) is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions. You will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the Website you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the Website.

Advice

The contents of the Website do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making, any decision.

Changes to the website

House + Co reserves the right to:
i) change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it without notice and you confirm that House + Co shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal;
and
ii) change these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of the Website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.

Links to third party websites

The Website may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.

Copyright

i) All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to House + Co or otherwise used by House + Co as permitted by law.
ii) In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the content solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial home use only.

Disclaimers and limitation of liability

i) The Website is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
ii) To the extent permitted by law, House + Co will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.
iii) House + Co makes no warranty that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.
iv) Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of House + Co for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of House + Co or that of its employees or agents.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold House + Co and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against House + Co arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.

Severance

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Privacy policy

General

House + Co is committed to protecting your privacy. It’s very important to us and we respect anyone’s concerns about maintaining it. This statement tells you how and why we use your information.

Our policy for protecting your online privacy

This website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how visitors use this website. Google Analytic uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer to collect internet logs and visitor behaviour information anonymously. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to create statistical reports of website activity forHouse + Co.

We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We will not link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

Links to House + Co

House + Co is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other websites linked to this website. If you have followed a link from the website to another website you may be supplying information to a third party yourself.

Data protection

House + Co does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. This information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent unless required by law.

The Data Protection Act allows you to have access to information held about you and, where appropriate, to have it corrected or deleted.

The use of cookies

We want to make our website as useful and reliable as possible. In order to make our website a better experience and to provide some of the services we provide we use small files, called cookies, to store small amounts of information on your device (e.g. PC, tablet or smart phone). They cannot be used to identify you personally.

This information is used to improve services for you through, for example:

  • Recognising that you may have set preferences on a previous visit so we can display content appropriate to you
  • Measuring how people are using the website so we can improve how we present our content to you

If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but this may negatively effect your experience on the site.

There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using our website:

First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

First Party Cookies

Name Purpose
propertyhive_recently_viewed Stores information used by our website system to identify which property they recently visited on our website. This is helpful for user interaction on the website. Cookie is deleted when you end the web session.
propertyhive_shortlist Stores information used by our website system to provide our visitors with a way of shortlisting properties they want to compare on our website. Cookie is stored for 7 days.
Cookies with names beginning with 'wordpress_' Stores information used by our website system to understand when a user is logged in or out of the website. Cookies are deleted when you end the web session.

Third Party Cookies

Name Purpose
PREF Stores information used by Google Maps to remember your viewing preferences
NID Stores information used by Google Maps to remember your viewing preferences
Cookies with names prefixed by ‘__ga’ Stores information used by Google Analytics to track user activity on the site.

For further information and explanation about cookies please visit www.allaboutcookies.org