A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we may put on your computer or mobile device when you access our website.  Cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of the website, helping us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allowing us to improve our site. For example, they will tell us whether you have visited our site before or whether you are a new visitor.  Another example is enabling us to show you articles that you have recently read, so that you can access them again more easily.

Haven House uses cookies to help track the success of our online advertising and monitor the usage of our website. We use Google Analytics for our web analytics and work with an agency called Clear Ads to monitor our online advertising results.  With cookies, the information we collect and share is anonymous and does not personally identify you. It does not contain your name, address, telephone number, or email address.

Cookies can be set by the website you are visiting (first-party cookies) or by other websites (third-party cookies) whose content we are hosting, e.g. YouTube.

Most web browsers allow at least a degree of control over cookies through their settings. You can opt to receive an alert whenever a cookie is set or to disallow the setting of cookies altogether. You can also delete all existing cookies.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of Haven House’s website and many other websites that you visit. For information about how to manage or delete cookies for your particular browser, please refer to the browser’s help section. Alternatively, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org, which has comprehensive information on how to manage cookies on a wide variety of desktop browsers.