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Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 30 July 2020

TheLivingHub.com is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. At present TheLivingHub.com does not collect personal data. Cookies are used in TheLivingHub.com so please read our Cookie Policy below.

Note: This Privacy & Cookie policy only applies to this website and not to the websites of other companies, individuals or organisations to which we provide links.

Advertising

TheLivingHub.com is affiliated with AWIN Ltd (Awin), for the purposes of placing advertising and affiliate commission links on our site. Awin is an established Affiliiate Network and works with these Advertisers. We carefully select which Awin advertisers to promote.

Your consent

By visiting TheLivingHub.com, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy and Cookies Policy and the Terms and Conditions.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most recent version of the Privacy Policy will always be posted on TheLivingHub.com, with the “Effective Date” posted at the top of the Policy. We may revise and update this Privacy Policy if our practices change, as technology changes, or as we add new services or change existing ones. If we make any material changes to our Privacy Policy we will update it here. By using our site or services after the Effective Date, you are deemed to consent to our then-current privacy policy.


Cookie Policy

Effective Date: 30 July 2020

Cookies are used in TheLivingHub.com website, and we'd like to explain what they are used for and what sort of steps you can take to manage them. Please read this notice, as it's important you understand our policy.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but they may identify your browser or device.

Cookies and how they benefit you

To make full use of the features on TheLivingHub.com, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain features of this website by using them.

Our cookies help us:

  • Earn affiliate commission on the sales of products we link to
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter

We do not use cookies to:

  • We do not collect any personally identifiable information
  • We do not collect any sensitive information
  • We do not pass personally identifiable data to third parties

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Our use of cookies

We use cookies for the following purposes:

Authentication – we use cookies to identify you (your device/browser etc) when you visit our website and as you navigate our website
Security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect our website and services generally.
Advertising – we use cookies to help us to display advertisements and affiliate product links.
Analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyze the use and performance of our website and services

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party cookies

On some pages of our website, other organisations may also set their own cookies. Our website cannot access these cookies. For example, on our product pages you can share the page via Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest. The organisation that has created the button will record that you have done this.

Company/Software Classification Purpose
Awin Functionality, Advertising This cookie may allow us to earn affiliate commission on the sale of products.
AddThis.com Functionality, Advertising This cookie allows the ‘share this’ function of the website and sharing links to Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.
Google.com Performance These cookies carry information about how you use our website and any advertising you may have seen before visiting our website. They work by identifying your browser and device.
Google.com Functionality, Performance, Analytics These cookies allow us to estimate our audience size and usage.
They allow Google Tag Manager to load script for the webpage. These cookies are necessary as without them the site may not load properly.
www.thelivinghub.com Functionality, Performance These cookies allow us to recognise you when you return to our site.

Social website cookies

We have included sharing buttons on our site to allow you to easily "Like" or share our content on the likes of Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter.

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous visitor statistics cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called "analytics" programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.

Affiliate cookies

We have a number of affilliate programs who allow us to promote their products and we may recieve commissions on sales. Cookies are required to allow us to receive this commission from these programs and these cookies are usually provided by specialist companies (known as affiliate networks e.g. Awin). Neither us, the networks, or the program advertising are able to identify you personally. We ask you to support us by allowing these cookies which ultimately help us to offer you the service we do.

Turning cookies off

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);
http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

Please note that blocking cookies may have a negative impact on the functions of many websites, including our site. Some features of our site may cease to be available to you.

Changes to the Cookie Policy

We may change this Cookie Policy from time to time. The most recent version of the Cookie Policy will always be posted on TheLivingHub.com, with the “Effective Date” posted at the top of the Policy. We may revise and update this Cookie Policy if our practices change, as technology changes, or as we add new services or change existing ones. If we make any material changes to our Cookie Policy we will update it here. By using our site or services after the Effective Date, you are deemed to consent to our then-current cookie policy.

How to contact TheLivingHub.com

We welcome your views about our website and our cookie & privacy policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments, please send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..