What Are Cookies?
- What information they gather
- How we use the information, and
- Why sometimes we need to store the information
We’ll also let you know how you can prevent the storage of cookies. Although preventing them can downgrade or ‘break’ some elements of our site’s functionality.
For more general data on cookies, please read “What Are Cookies”?
Disabling The Cookies
If you want to prevent cookies – see your browser “Help” for instructions. Disabling cookies can affect the functionality of websites you visit – including this one. So, it’s recommended that you don’t disable cookies. It’s up to you.
The Cookies This Website Sets
Site cookies will usually be deleted when you log out. However, sometimes they remain to remember your site preferences when you log out.
Login-related cookies: We use log-in cookies, so you don’t have to log in every time you visit a new webpage. Typically, these cookies are cleared or removed when you log out. That ensures that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
Form-related cookies: When you fill out a form like the ones on contact pages or comment forms, these cookies might be set to remember your details for any future correspondence.
Site preferences cookies: To provide you with the best user experience on our site, we set your individual preferences for how this website operates when you visit and use it.
So, we can remember your preferences – we have to set cookies so that this data can be recalled. That way, when you interact with a page, it’s affected by your individual preference settings.
Our website uses Google Analytics. This is one of the most trusted and widespread analytics solutions on the web. It helps us understand how you’re using the site. Plus, it shows us ways that we might enhance your user experience.
These Google Analytics cookies can track things like how long you spend on our site and which pages you visit. Knowing this helps us to produce engaging and useful content.
Visit the official Google Analytics page for more information on Google Analytics cookies.
Hopefully, this information has clarified cookies for you. We mentioned above – if there’s something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not – it’s usually better and safer to leave cookies enabled. That’s just in case they interact with any of the features you use on our website.
Homestead Financial Mortgage
14897 Clayton Rd, Chesterfield MO, 63017