TGDH Cookie Policy and Website Terms

The Graphic Design House is a privately owned company. All design copy or images plus any concepts or ideas used online or offline are copyright of The Graphic Design House.

Whilst we do love to showcase our client work, we do feel that it’s important for you to know that we only speak for ourselves and do not endorse any websites or third parties that we link to or name in our marketing.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user’s computer. It’s generated by a website server and can be used by that server whenever the user visits the website. Thought of as an internet user’s identification card, a cookie tells a web site when the user has returned.

Cookies can’t harm your computer and we (The Graphic Design House) do not store any personally identifiable information about you on any of our cookies.

Why do we use cookies?

Our website uses cookies for two main reasons. First, we use them to enable us to provide you with a better experience i.e. to remember when you’ve logged in, and to remember not to show you a message you’ve already seen, for example (the cookie message at the top of the page when you first visit our website). Due to this, turning your cookies off in through your browser settings for our website may affect your experience negatively. The other use is for us to see how you use our website. Using this information we can see which pages you visit most often, which pages might be broken and various other bits of information. These cookies are generally described as necessary which enable you to get the best experience from our website.

Functional cookies allow us to provide you with greater functionality from our website, such as personalised features like remembering your name and email in contact forms so you don’t need to re-enter it. Analytical cookies track the performance of our website, we use them to monitor the analytics of our website in order for us to tailor our website to the needs of our users.

What cookies do we use?

_ga, _gid, _gat_UA-28874470-1, NID, IDE, DSID:
These are cookies used by Google to make notes of what you’re doing on the Website. They are totally anonymous and don’t save or send any personally identifiable information at all.

Used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from.

Allows the service to choose the right instance the user was using to serve subsequent requests made by that user.

It prevents a request from anybody to forge a link and have it activated by a powered user.

This cookie keeps you logged into a login section of our website so that you do not need to re-enter your login details more than once during your visit to the site. It expires when your browser closes.

A cookie which is used to identify the users session on the server. The session being an area on the server which can be used to store data in between http requests.

Keeps track of users choice for the Cookie Consent message.

Can I turn cookies off?
Absolutely. It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. However, this will likely affect your website experience; for example, we cannot tell if you are signed in without using cookies.

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.

Controlling or deleting cookies:
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari