Use of cookies by Home Instead

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.




Cookie Name Purpose
Unique IDhi-lead-uuid
Used to store non personally-identifiable identifiers, allowing us to match your browser session with information you previously submitted. This allows us to provide a feature which allows you to continue a partially-submitted form submission.
Text Sizefontsize-modeKeeps a record of your preferred text size on the website.
Authentication .ASPXAUTH This allows us to detect if you are logged in to our website.
Universal Analytics (Google) _ga
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data
Live Chat __lc
Some of our pages use a Live Chat feature which allows us to talk to visitors on the website. These cookies keep track of the visitor.
FullStory fs_uid We use FullStory to collect information on how our visitors use our website
HotJar _hjincludedInSample We use HotJar to collect information on how our visitors use our website.
ShareThis __sharethis_cookie_text__ We use ShareThis to allow our visitors to share pages via social media on our website.

Managing Cookies

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