Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.


We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website 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 website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

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

Name Purpose Essential / Non Essential URL for further information & third party cookie policy
This lets us know if you have called us after visiting homewise.co.uk
Non-Essential n/a – Homewise Cookie
This lets us know if you have called us after visiting homewise.co.uk
Non-Essential n/a – Homewise Cookie
This lets us know if you have called us after visiting homewise.co.uk
Non-Essential n/a – Homewise Cookie
This lets us know if you have called us after visiting homewise.co.uk
Non-Essential n/a – Homewise Cookie
This is used to prevent other sites from getting information from forms that you submit on homewise.co.uk
Essential https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/2.2/ref/csrf/ 

This works with hw_utm_s to let us know which page you submitted an enquiry from if you visited homewise.co.uk via a Google Adwords campaign
Non-Essential n/a – Homewise Cookie
This lets us know whether you submitted an enquiry as a result of Google Adwords, an email campaign, or neither
Non-Essential n/a – Homewise Cookie
This lets us know if you submitted an enquiry if you visited homewise.co.uk via a Google Adwords campaign
Non-Essential n/a – Homewise Cookie
__cfduid Protects against malicious activity to ensure the smooth running of the Homewise site.  Essential

_ga This helps us count how many people visit homewise.co.uk by tracking if you’ve visited before Non-Essential

Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to homewise.co.uk or to a certain page
Non-Essential https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

__utmb This works with __utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on homewise.co.uk Non-Essential

__utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser Non-Essential

__utmt This is used to prevent overloading Google Analytics when you visit many pages very quickly Non-Essential https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

__utmz This tells us how you reached homewise.co.uk (for example from another website or a search engine) Non-Essential

This cookie is used to identify if you are included in a HotJar sample which measures which links you click and how far you scroll on any given page.
Non-Essential https://help.hotjar.com/hc/en-us/articles/115011789248-Hotjar-Cookies

This is used by homewise.co.uk to remember if you’ve seen our cookie notice, and through the Lifetime Lease Calculator to remember your submitted details
Essential n/a – Homewise Cookie



This is used by Feefo to ensure that reviews are displayed in the correct language depending on your browser’s locale settings
Non-Essential https://www.feefo.com/en/business/privacy-policy 


Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You can block cookies (including essential cookies) by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access all or part of our site.

Except for essential cookies and cookies relating to Google Analytics (which expire after two years), all cookies will expire after two weeks. Homewise (we, us, our) collects and processes personal data relating its employees to manage the employment relationship. We are a "data controller" and this means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you. We are required under data protection legislation to notify you of the information contained in our privacy notice, which is available at www.homewise.co.uk/privacy.