Cookie Policy House of HR website

COOKIE POLICY
HOUSE OF HR
 


 

ARTICLE 1 – GENERAL

 

Please read this cookie policy (hereafter: the Cookie Policy) carefully because it explains you how cookies are used on the website www.houseofhr.com (the Website). 

 

ARTICLE 2   COOKIES

 

2.1.          What are cookies? 

 

A “cookie” is a small file sent out by the server of HOHR and installed on the hard disk of your computer. The information stored on these cookies can only be read by us and only during the duration of the visit to the Website. 

 

2.2.     Why do we use cookies? 

 

Our Website uses cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish your use preferences from those of other users of our Website. This helps us to offer you a better user experience when you visit our Website and allows us to optimize our Website. 

 

This cookie policy gives you clear and complete information about the cookies that we use and their purpose. 

 

2.3.     The Website uses exclusively the following cookies: 

 

Cookies 

Specifications 

Strictly Necessary Cookies 

These cookies are essential for you to browse the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the site. 

1. 

Name 

OptanonConsent 

Function 

This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. 

Host 

houseofhr.com 

Type 

First party 

Retention period 

1 year 

2. 

Name 

OptanonAlertBoxClosed 

Function 

When consent is given or necessary user interaction is given per configuration, the script sets a first party cookie called: OptanonAlertBoxClosed. If present its value is always ‘true’. 

This cookie is used to determine whether a visitor should be shown the banner. It is persistent and has a default lifespan of one year. 

Host 

houseofhr.com 

Type 

HTTP 

Retention Period 

365 days 

Performance Cookies 

These cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the website will not function properly. 

1. 

Name 

has_js 

Function 

Most commonly associated with the Drupal content management system.  Drupal uses this cookie to indicate whether or not the visitors browser has JavaScript enabled. 

Host 

www.houseofhr.com 

 

Type 

HTTP 

Retention period 

Session 

Targeting Cookies 

These cookies are used specifically for gathering data on how visitors use a website, which pages of a website are visited most often, or if they get error messages on web pages. These cookies monitor only the performance of the site as the user interacts with it. 

1. 

Name 

_ga 

Function 

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.  By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customizable by website owners. 

Host 

houseofhr.com 

Type 

HTTP 

Retention period 

730 days (2 years) 

2. 

Name 

_hjIncludedInPageviewSample 

Function 

This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's pageview limit. 

Host 

www.houseofhr.com 

Type 

HTTP 

Retention period 

Session 

3. 

Name 

_gid 

Function 

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google.  It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited. 

Host 

houseofhr.com 

Type 

HTTP 

Retention period 

1 day 

4. 

Name 

_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress 

Function 

This cookie is used by HotJar to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie. 

Host 

houseofhr.com 

Type 

HTTP 

Retention period 

Session 

5. 

Name 

_hjid 

Function 

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID. 

Host 

houseofhr.com 

Type 

HTTP 

Retention period 

365 days (1 year) 

6. 

Name 

_gat 

Function 

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes. 

Host 

houseofhr.com 

Type 

HTTP 

Retention period 

Session 

7. 

Name 

_hjTLDTest 

Function 

When the Hotjar script executes we try to determine the most generic cookie path we should use, instead of the page hostname. This is done so that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable). To determine this, we try to store the _hjTLDTest cookie for different URL substring alternatives until it fails. After this check, the cookie is removed. 

Host 

houseofhr.com 

Type 

HTTP 

Retention period 

Session 

8. 

Name 

_hjIncludedInSessionSample 

Function 

This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's daily session limit. 

Host 

www.houseofhr.com 

Type 

HTTP 

Retention period 

Session 

9. 

Name 

_hjFirstSeen 

Function 

Identifies a new user's first session on a website, indicating whether or not Hotjar's seeing this user for the first time. 

Host 

houseofhr.com 

Type 

HTTP 

Retention period 

Session 

       

 

Google Analytics 

 

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the collected data to track and monitor the use of our services. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the information collected to contextualize and personalize the advertisements of its own advertising network. 

 

You may choose not to make your activity on the service available to Google Analytics by installing the ‘Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on’. The add-on prevents Google Analytics from sharing JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) information with Google Analytics about visiting activity. 

 

For more information about Google's privacy policy, please visit Google's Privacy and Terms and Conditions webpage: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=nl. 

 

2.4.     Your consent

 

You can refuse or block cookies by changing the configuration parameters of your navigation system. Switching off cookies can mean that you can no longer make use of certain functionalities of the Website. 

 

You can view and update your preferences at any time via the 'Manage cookies' tab at the bottom of the website.        

 

Should you have further questions or comments regarding the use of cookies on our Website, do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail to privacy@houseofhr.com. 

 

You can also find more information about cookies at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/. You can find more information about online behavioral advertising and online privacy here: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ 

 

ARTICLE 2 – DATE OF LAST REVISION

 

Date of the last revision: 17 January 2024. 

 

This Cookie Policy can regularly be revised or updated. To keep you informed of the latest change to our Cookie Policy, we will update the review date each time it is changed. The amended Cookie Policy will take effect on the date of the last revision. Revisions and updates will be released on the Website. We recommend you to consult it on a regular basis.  

 

ARTICLE 3 – CONTACT US 

 

You can always contact us at +32 (0)56 056 056 or privacy@houseofhr.com. 

 

Where you can reach us at any time: 

 

House of HR 

Spinnerijstraat 97 

8500 Kortrijk 

Belgium