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Privacy Statement

Unique Home Stays respects the privacy of it's clients and prospective clients. No client information will be disclosed to third parties. Information supplied to Unique Home Stays will only be used for communicating news and developments via our marketing material.

Data Collection Policy Unique Home Stays operates within the guidelines set out by the UK Data Protection Act (1998). We collect information from you necessary to process your booking or payment. We use cookies only where required, they do not hold personal information and they expire as appropriate (see further details below). All card details which you submit are handled and stored securely by Sagepay, our third party payment processor. We follow PCI DSS guidelines, and our servers are regularly scanned in accordance with their requirements to ensure compliance. Any information submitted by you to us is used only within "The Agency" and third parties working on behalf of Unique Home Stays who enable our services to be provided to you.

Google Analytics We use Google Analytics which uses cookies in order to provide meaningful reports about visitors to our website and helps us to improve the service we provide. Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about you. Read more information about Google Analytics cookies. You can also opt-out from Google Analytics completely in some browsers.

Security When taking potentially sensitive information from you, we employ 128bit SSL3 encryption which secures the transaction from being intercepted. This secure connection is enabled automatically when you enter the secure area of the site where sensitive information is handled (eg. booking form and payments). When this secure connection is activated, you will see the padlock icon (or equivalent) in your web browser's status bar.

Cookies We use the following cookies (below) on our site. None of these contain any personal data and they are only used where necessary to provide functionality. If you don't want us to use any of these cookies, please refer to the settings in your browser to block them, but please note, that parts of our site won't function properly if you choose to do this.

Cookie Name Value Usage
isMobile 1 or 0 Used to determine if you are on the mobile website and display mobile optimised webpages.
iPhone started Set if you are using an iPhone and the website has prompted you about visiting the iPhone optimised website, or if you have already visited the optimised site so you aren't continually prompted about it.
search Alphanumeric Used to store your last property search so we can provide 'back to search results' links.
memberID Numeric Set when you login to our website to identify the account you are logged into.
strLoginID Alphanumeric Set when you log into the website as an authorisation token.
bookingID Numeric Used when you log into your booking and at points through the booking process.
enablePostcodeLookup Numeric Used to limit abuse of our postcode lookup functionality.
cookies 1 Used to identify whether we have prompted you about our cookie policy.
retina Numeric Used to store whether your computer or device supports retina graphics and whether you wish to use them.

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