Cookie Policy

Last updated: August 2018

This Cookie Policy applies to any websites, branded pages on third party platforms (such as Facebook or YouTube), and applications accessed or used through such websites or third party platforms (“STARHOME MACH Websites”) which are operated by or on behalf of the STARHOME MACH group of companies.

By consenting to our use of cookies, you are accepting the use of the STARHOME MACH Websites in accordance with this Cookie Policy. If you do not agree to our use of cookies in this way or/and if you set your browser settings accordingly to disable the cookies that we use, this may impact your user experience while on the STARHOME MACH Websites.

The table below summarizes the different types of cookie we use on STARHOME MACH Websites, together with their respective purpose and duration (i.e. how long each cookie will remain on your device).


What is a cookie?

Cookies are files or pieces of information that may be stored on your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) when you visit our Websites. A cookie will usually contain the name of the website from which the cookie has come from, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e. how long it will remain on your device), and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number.


What do we use cookies for?

We use cookies to make the STARHOME MACH Websites easier to use and to better tailor the STARHOME MACH Websites and our products to your interests and needs. Cookies may also be used to help speed up your future activities and experience on our Websites. We also use cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how people use our Websites and to help us improve their
structure and content. We cannot identify you personally from this information.


What types of cookies do we use?

Four types of cookies gathered in two categories may be used on the STARHOME MACH Websites – “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”. Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the STARHOME MACH Website. A persistent cookie remains on your device for longer period or until you manually delete it (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or “lifetime” of the specific cookie and your browser settings).

Some of the pages you visit may also collect information using pixel tags (also called clear gifs) that may be shared with third parties which directly support our promotional activities and website development. For example, website usage information about visitors to STARHOME MACH Websites may be shared with our third party advertising agency to better target Internet banner advertisements on our websites.