There are 4 types of Cookies.
Essential website critical & performance Cookies (used on HostXNow)
Allows you to use a website to its full specification. For example: can allow you to buy things via a shopping basket.
Third Party Cookies (used on HostXNow)
Allow us to enhance our web services, for example, web chat, and helps us identify you.
Anonymous Statistical Cookie (used on HostXNow)
Tells the website owner how visitors the site gets – contains no information about the individual.
Targeting and Advertising Cookies (not used on HostXNow)
Can send information to other websites – this allows them to advertise more effectively. There are some websites out that analyse your behaviour and then attempt to advertise to you as you browse other website on the Internet. Some websites even pass on this information to 3rd parties.
You may have seen adverts that follow you around the internet e.g. if you once looked at a bracelet, on the next site you visit an advert for the same bracelet – HostXNow does not use this technology.
We only allow Essential Cookies that will allow you to use our website to its full specification, and Anonymous Statistical Cookies that can help tell us what’s popular on our website. We do this to allow us to see trends on our website & products, but more importantly, so we can spot problems.
If you want to opt-out of using Cookies please click here
We are always trying to improve this communication, and will be updating this page when our audits are complete.
Below is a summary of the types of Cookies used on HostXNow.
Essential Cookies (without these the site will not work)
‘Essential Cookies’ let you buy products, search for domain names and also get discounts on our products. They do not track your behaviour and are not passed onto anyone.
Accepting these Essential Cookies is a prerequisite of using this website. We cannot guarantee your security or user experience should you choose to block these Cookies.
Cookies that we deem to be Essential to site operations:
|Cookie Name||Basic Description|
|WHMCSXXXXX||(Where XXXXX is a number) This allows us to know what you have in your shopping cart.|
Third Party Cookies
Cookies that allow us to use third-party services on our web site that enhance the end-user experience.
We have one service from Tawk allow us to maintain remember you as you navigate our web site so that we can support you better should you use our chat service, for example; so we can reference previous chat sessions you have had with us or see where you are on our web site.
|Cookie Name||Basic Description|
|_widgetRef||Used by the web chat|
|Tawk_||Used by the web chat|
|ss||Used by the web chat|
|tawkUUID||Used by the web chat|
|__cfduid||Used by the web chat|
|__tawkuuid||Used by the web chat|
|_ga||Used by the web chat|
|_gid||Used by the web chat|
Anonymous Statistical Cookies
Statistical cookies do not contain any personal information– they simply tell us how our website is performing – essential for us to improve customer experience. These statistics the Cookies provide tell us if there are problems, and will also give us some indication (anonymously) as to what our customers are interested in.
|Cookie Name||Google Analytics anonymous tracking|
|_GID||Used on this website|
|_UTMZ||Used on this website|
|_UTMC||Used on this website|
|_UTMB||Used on this website|
|_UTMA||Used on this website|
|_UTMX||Used on this website|
|_UTMXX||Used on this website|
|_GA||Used on this website|
Opting out of using cookies
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