What are cookies?
Cookies set by the owner of the website (in this case, Family Heat) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by third parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third-party cookies allow third-party features or functionality to be provided on the website through the website (e.g. advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies may recognize your computer when you visit the website in question and also when you visit certain other websites.
We use first-party and third-party cookies for a number of reasons. Some cookies are necessary for technical reasons for our websites to work, and we call them “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies also allow usto track and direct the interests of our users to improve the experience on ourwebsite. Third parties serve cookies through our websites for advertising, analytical and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.
Third-party cookies served through our websites and the purposes they perform are described below (please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific online properties you visit):
How can I control cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie rights by setting your preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager. The Cookie Consent Manager allows you to select which categories of cookies you accept or reject. Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services.
The specific types of own and third-party cookies that are served through our websites are:
Essential website cookies:
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our websites and to use some of their features, such as access to secure areas.
These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. Perform functions such as preventing the same ad from reappearing continuously, ensuring that ads are displayed correctly for advertisers and, in some cases, by selecting ads based on their interests
These are cookies that have not yet been categorized. We are in the process of classifying these cookies with the help of their suppliers.
What about other tracking technologies, such as web beacons?
Cookies are not the only way to recognize or track visitors to a website. We may use other similar technologies from time to time, such as web beacons (sometimes called “tracking pixels” or “transparent gifs”). These are small graphic files that contain a unique identifier that allows us to recognize when someone has visited our websites. or opened an email including them. This allows us, for example, to monitor user traffic patterns from one page within one website to another, deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to the website from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website. , to improve site performance and to measure the success of email marketing campaigns. In many cases, these technologies rely on cookies to function properly, so the rejection of cookies will affect their operation.
Do you use Flash cookies or local shared objects?
Websites may also use so-called “flash cookies” (also known as local shared objects or “LSOs”) to, among other things, collect and store information about your use of our services, fraud prevention and for other operations of the Site.
If you do not want Flash Cookies stored on your computer, you can adjust the settings of your Flash player to block the storage of Flash Cookies using the tools contained in the Website Storage Settings Panel. You can also control Flash cookies by going to the Global Storage Settings Panel and following the instructions (which may include instructions that explain, for example, how to delete existing Flash cookies (referring to “information” on the Macromedia site), how to prevent Flash LSOs from being placed on your computer without being asked, and (for Flash Player 8 and later) how to block Flash cookies that are not being delivered by the operator of the page on which they are delivered at that time).
Please note that configuring Flash Player to restrict or limit the acceptance of Flash Cookies may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flash applications, including, potentially, Flash applications used in connection with our online content or services.
Do they serve targeted advertising?
Third parties may serve cookies on your computer or mobile device to serve advertisements through our websites. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites to provide relevant advertisements about products and services that may interest you. They may also employ technology that is used to measure the effectiveness of ads. This can be achieved by using cookies or web beacons to collect information about your visits to this and other sites in order to provide relevant advertisements about products and services that may be of interest to you. The information collected through this process does not allow us to identify your name, contact details, or other details that directly identify you unless you choose to provide them.
Where can I get more information?