Cookies & Privacy Policy

User – You

The Africa House – us

  1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:


means you as a customer or a user on our website


means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

“Our Site”

means this website,

“UK and EU Cookie Law”

means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015.


means The Africa House, a limited company registered in England under 45001876. The Africa House Limited.

Clough House Farm, Summerbridge,

Harrogate, North Yorkshire


1. What information is being collected?



Telephone number

Email address

Card payment authorisation (from Sage UK)

2. Who is collecting it?

The Africa House website is solely responsible for collecting your data. Kariba Digital are our marketing partners and have access to your data, this is not passed on to any third parties.

3. How is it collected?

The Africa House collects your information via The Africa House website, Amazon and PayPal only.

4. Why is it being collected?

We collect your data to enable us to process orders placed on The Africa House website and to send specific future offers to the user (you).

5. How will it be used?

Your data will be used to fulfil orders placed on our website or Amazon by the user.

6. Who will it be shared with?

Your data will not be passed on to any third parties by The Africa House. The data captured is not for public sharing or consumption.

Data captured is solely for the fulfilment of orders placed by the user.  Any further communication through specific marketing contact can be unsubscribed via our dedicated opt out link here


When you use this website we will collect basic information about the way you use the site during your visit. This information is used only for site navigation, systems administration and analytical purposes.

In certain situations we may use cookies in order to recognise you as a site user and to personalise your visit. A cookie is a small file sent to a web browser by a web server. We only use cookies for the purposes stated above and where necessary for the full operation of the website.

You can set your browser to reject cookies but if you do so you will be unable to use this site. Please click here for more information about how to enable cookies in your browser if they have been disabled.

The table below explains what cookies we use and why. This table was updated May 2018.




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This cookie keeps track of how many times a visitor accesses the site, when the first visit was and when the last visit took place. Google Analytics uses this cookie, for example, to calculate the days and numbers of visits after which a user completes an order, from first accessing the site.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies see cookie-usage. For more information on Google Inc's privacy policy see You can block the use of Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing the relevant extra component for your browser from this link:



These two cookies work together and are used to calculate how long a visit lasts. The _utmb cookie keeps track of the precise moment at which a user goes onto the site, while the _utmc cookie keeps track of the precise moment a user leaves the site.


This cookie keeps track of the user's geographical location, which search engine he/she has used, which key word he/she searched for to access the site.


Used to throttle request rate.


Google Analytics cookies.

This is used to collect information about how visitors use the Sites. The cookies collect information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the Sites, where visitors have come to the Sites from and the pages they have visited. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the Sites.


Used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rate


Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps


Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.


The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.


Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps


Security cookie to protect users data from unauthorised access


Aggregate analysis of website visitors


Lets you manage the login to the personal area of the site.


DITA uses Magento to provide its web store and allow customers to place orders. This cookie used to handle user sessions during visits.


Enables the user's basket to be kept active, or the user to continue browsing the site while keeping the products in his/her basket


Enables login to the store's administrative area to be managed, is set only after logging in to the administrative area.


Displays a popup containing a subscription offer.

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