Cookies Policy

www.windowware.co.uk (our site) is a site operated by Heywood Williams Components Limited trading as Window Ware (we, our, us). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 02523354. Our registered office is at c/o Arran Isle Limited, 4 Coop Place, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD5 8JX.

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

If you wish to remove cookies placed on your device by our site or stop our site placing further cookies on your device you can do this at any time (learn how to do so below), however such action is likely to mean that our site will not function as intended.

A "cookie" is a piece of information, like a tag, that's stored on your device when you visit a website. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information supplied by the user. A cookie cannot read data from a user's hard drive or read cookie files created by other websites. The use of cookies is an industry standard that can be found on most major websites. We use information obtained from cookies to tailor our services better to our users' needs. Many improvements and updates to our site are based on such data.

We reserve the right to modify or amend the use of cookies at any time and for any reason. Any changes will be posted on our site and will take effect as soon as they are posted. Where required we will obtain your consent for any new non-essential cookies before they are placed.

We use the following cookies

Strictly necessary cookies

Necessary cookies are essential for our website to function properly. These cookies enable basic operational and security features of the website.

Analytical/performance cookies

These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our site and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies:

These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.

Please note that third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You can find out more information about the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Function Category Expiry More Information Origin
private_content_version Appends a random, unique number and time to pages with customer content to prevent them from being cached on the server. It is set in multiple places: in PHP, in JavaScript as a cookie, and in JavaScript to local storage. Strictly necessary 10 years Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
mage-cache-sessid The value of this cookie triggers the cleanup of local cache storage. When the cookie is removed by the backend application, the Admin cleans up local storage, and sets the cookie value to true. Strictly necessary 1 day Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
mage-messages Tracks error messages and other notifications that are shown to the user, such as the cookie consent message, and various error messages. The message is deleted from the cookie after it is shown to the shopper. Strictly necessary 1 day Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
PHPSESSID This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed. Strictly necessary 2 hours Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
section_data_ids Stores customer-specific information related to shopper-initiated actions such as display wish list, checkout information, etc. Functional 1 day Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
product_data_storage Stores configuration for product data related to Recently Viewed / Compared Products. Functional 1 day Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
recently_compared_product_previous Stores product IDs of previously compared products for easy navigation. Functional 1 day Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
recently_compared_product Stores product IDs of recently compared products. Functional 1 day Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
recently_viewed_product_previous Stores product IDs of recently previously viewed products for easy navigation. Functional 1 day Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
mage-translation-file-version Tracks the version of translations in local storage. Used when Translation Strategy is configured as Dictionary (Translation on Storefront side). Functional session Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
mage-translation-storage Stores translated content when requested by the shopper. Used when Translation Strategy is configured as "Dictionary (Translation on Storefront side)". Functional session Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation Forces local storage of specific content sections that should be invalidated. Functional 1 day Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
mage-cache-storage Local storage of visitor-specific content that enables ecommerce functions. Functional 1 day Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
recently_viewed_product Stores product IDs of recently viewed products for easy navigation. Functional 1 day Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
form_key A security measure that appends a random string to all form submissions to protect the data from Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF). Functional 2 hours Click here for more privacy information Adobe Magento
_gat_gtag_UA_2335193_1 Set by Google to distinguish users. Analytical 1 minute Click here for more privacy information Google Analytics
_gid Distinguishes visitors to your site. Analytical 1 day Click here for more privacy information Google Analytics
_ga Contains campaign-related information for the user. Google AdWords conversion tags read this cookie if Google Analytics is linked to your AdWords account. Analytical 2 years Click here for more privacy information Google Analytics

Turning Off Cookies

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. The Help function within your browser should tell you how to do this. For more information about how to change your browser settings please see: www.aboutcookies.org. Doing so however is likely to limit the functionality of our site.