Last updated June 21, 2021
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To do this a unique identifier is created when you first visit our website and stored as a cookie so that as you visit other pages on the website, or if you leave and then return to the website, we identify the activity as belonging to the same user. This unique identifier does not directly provide us with any Personally Identifiable Information (such as your name or email address).
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how long you spend on each HomeforLess.co.ukm page
how you reached the website
what you click on while you’re visiting the website.
Based on the data we collect with Google Analytics we optimise our online strategy to help the website be discovered by more potential users and we make changes to the website to improve the experience for visitors.
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