Cookies
"Cookies" are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. You can find out more about the way cookies work on http://www.cookiecentral.com. Vuba uses cookies for a number of purposes, for instance to enable us to simplify the logging on process for registered users, to help ensure the security and authenticity of registered users, to provide the mechanisms for online shopping and to enable traffic monitoring.

Non-registered visitors of the site are sent anonymous cookies to keep track of their browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile. In addition, any visitor who has clicked on a vubasupplies.co.uk advertisement on another site that links to vubasupplies.co.uk will be sent anonymous cookies that will allow us to analyse advertising effectiveness and manage our relationship with affiliate sites.


Whilst you do not need to allow your browser to accept cookies in order to browse much of our web site or to access many of our services, you must have cookies enabled if you wish to shop online at any of our stores or access any areas reserved for registered users.

Most browsers allow you to turn off the cookie function. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser. As described above this will restrict the online Vuba services you can use.

Set your browser to accept cookies so you can buy items, save items, and receive customized recommendations. Here’s how:



Access rights
To obtain a copy of the personal information Vuba holds about you, please write with full details to us at: Data Protection Officer, Corporate & Legal Affairs, Vuba Building Products Limited, Units B2-B4 Grovehill Industrial Estate, HU17 0LF. 

List of cookies we collect

Cookie NameCookie Description
FORM_KEY Stores randomly generated key used to prevent forged requests.
PHPSESSID Your session ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to view and edit their orders.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history, if you have asked for this.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
MAGE-CACHE-SESSID Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE-SECTION-INVALIDATION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-TIMEOUT Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
SECTION-DATA-IDS Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
PRIVATE_CONTENT_VERSION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
X-MAGENTO-VARY Facilitates caching of content on the server to make pages load faster.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-FILE-VERSION Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-STORAGE Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
Google Analytics Used to track and analyze the manner in which you use and operate our Platforms. Such data will be transferred to, and stored on, a server in the USA operated by Google, Inc. Google, Inc. may transfer this data to third parties where required by law, or other third party processors used by Google, Inc. You may prevent cookies from being stored in relation to your visit to, and use of, our Platforms but do please be aware that this may negatively impact upon the way in which the Platforms work.
Facebook Pixel Used to optimise the ads, report on conversions across devices and create Custom Audiences of website visitors to use in Facebook ads. The website does not collect or send names, email addresses or other contact information to Facebook. Facebook uses information obtained from websites that install pixels to improve its ads. You may prevent cookies from being stored in relation to your visit to, and use of, our Platforms but do please be aware that this may negatively impact upon the way in which the Platforms work.
Hotjar We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices. This includes a device's IP address (processed during your session and stored in a de-identified form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), and the preferred language used to display our website. Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymized user profile. Hotjar is contractually forbidden to sell any of the data collected on our behalf. For further details, please see the ‘about Hotjar’ section of Hotjar’s support site.
Hubspot We use Hubspot to gather customer information used on different forms of website on how visitors and contacts submit forms to better understand our users’ experience.