Information About Cookies on HomeAway.co.uk

What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a text file stored on your computer. Cookies store bits of information that we use to help make our website work. They can’t run any code and don’t contain viruses. No one can read our cookies except us.
How We Use Cookies
HomeAway.co.uk uses cookies to improve your experience on this website. We’d like to let you know a few things about our cookies:
  • Certain cookies are essential to the proper function of this site
  • Cookies help us to understand what content is most useful to our visitors, and allow us to customise our services, content and advertising
Types of Cookies We Use
The table below explains in more detail the cookies we use and why:
Cookie Name Purpose
Cookie Banner ha-cookie-consent This cookie is used to control the appearance of the cookies information banner. This cookie is set on arrival to the site by default. It expires after a set time and is not set again unless the user changes their cookies setting.
Analytics __utma
__utmb __utmc
__utmli
__utmep
__utmept
__utmv
__utmz

UID
UIDR
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to analyse our web page flow, customise our services, content and advertising and measure promotional effectiveness.
Site features OptimizelyBuckets
optimizelyEndUserId
optimizelyPendingLogEvent
optimizelySegments
bucket_map
end_user_id

WM-wa
wm-absl-0
wm-abss-0
wm-dmn
wm-eug-0
wm-ueuT
wm-ueug
wm_ct_2960_e9aaf202-81e8-d462-cb5a-3e514c64bf44
These cookies are used to measure how visitors use our site. We use this information to ensure that we optimise the pages and use of our site.
Security JSESSIONID
HA_SESSION
These cookies are used to promote security on our site.
Functional PHOTO_UPLOAD
PHOTO_CHANGE
cmprd-units
These cookies are used for passing information between different applications.
Advertising stat_track_u_id
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These cookies are used to show you advertising on our site.
Your Choices Regarding Cookies

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being set, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

Instructions For Managing Cookies

If you have a different browser type or version, please refer to your browser's "Help" menu.

Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9

  1. Click on the Tools menu, and then select Internet Options.
  2. Click on the Privacy tab.
  3. Move the slider to choose your preferred settings.
  4. For more specialised cookie settings, click on Sites or Advanced.
For instructions on deleting cookies in Internet Explorer, click here.

Google Chrome

  1. Click on the Chrome menu, and then select Settings.
  2. Click Show advanced settings.
  3. Click on Content settings to choose your preferred settings.
For instructions on deleting cookies in Chrome, click here.

Mozilla Firefox 14, 15, and 16

  1. Click on the Firefox button (or Tools menu), and then select Options. For Mac OS X users, click on the Firefox menu, and then select Preferences.
  2. Click on the Privacy panel to choose your preferred settings.
  3. For more specialised cookie settings, set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history.
For instructions on deleting cookies in Firefox, click here.

Safari 5.1 and Later (Mac OS X)

  1. Click on the Safari menu, and then select Preferences.
  2. Click on the Privacy tab to display cookie settings.
  3. Choose your preferred settings.
  4. For more specialised cookie settings, click on Details.
For instructions on deleting cookies in Safari, click here.