Cookies

Our use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device, usually your computer or mobile phone, to help us provide you with a better service. Information collected through our use of cookies does not identify you as an individual and is not linked to any personal information which we may hold about you. We store this information on our own computer network. Generally, we use the following types of cookies:

Temporary, 'session' cookies to help you navigate through the website and to enhance your user experience. These cookies are temporary and disappear when you close your browser.

Permanent, 'persistent' cookies to help us recognise you as a unique visitor when you visit the website. We use persistent cookies to track where our website visitors came from, what search engine they used, what link they clicked on, and their location when they accessed the website. We also use persistent cookies to allow us to tailor content to avoid showing you the same messages, again and again.

Useability Cookies

The website uses cookies to enhance your use of our system. For instance, property details pages you view are shown in a 'Recently Viewed' box to make it easy for you to return to them. We may use cookies to store your search criteria so that you don't have to re-enter them. These cookies only last for the current session, so you can clear them by shutting down your browser and opening it again.

Analytical Cookies

We use Google Analytics cookies to identify unique visitors, define user sessions, and track traffic sources and navigation. These cookies are a combination of session and persistent cookies. Google Analytics uses only first party cookies, meaning the cookies send collected information only to servers we use, and the data cannot be altered or retrieved by any service on another domain. We use the cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand user behaviour across the website, and to help us improve our business. Information collected in this way does not personally identify you. These cookies help us to understand who has viewed which webpages on the website, and how often. They allow us to monitor overall usage of the website, and to determine the most popular areas of the website. Find out more about Google Analytics cookies, click here.

Social Media Cookies

We use an external system called AddThis to make it easy for you to share pages on this site with friends across your social media accounts. Addthis will also store cookies on your device. You can view their privacy policy here.

Disabling Cookies

Most internet browsers are automatically set up to accept cookies, but you can change your browser settings to block the downloading of cookies to your computer. Some features on the website will only work if cookies are enabled, so blocking cookies may result in the website not working properly or in certain features not being available to you. You can find out more about how to delete existing cookies on your computer and how to disable cookies here.

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