Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the 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 use of cookies is now standard for most websites. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can manage and control them through your browser, including removing cookies by deleting them from your ‘browser history’ (cache) when you leave the site.

How do we use cookies on our website?

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. Cookies are used to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website, and allow us to improve our website.

We use the following types of cookies:

Cookie Type Description
Necessary These are cookies that are essential for the operation of our website. They help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the website may not function properly without these cookies.
Preferences These cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Statistics Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around on our website when they are using it. These cookies help us to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. These cookies provide statistics on how our website is used, help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur, etc.
Marketing Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
Performance/Security These cookies help improve the performance of websites and ensure the availability and security of websites.
Unclassified Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

 

Other cookie types

Persistent cookies – these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies – these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

First Party – these cookies are set by us to give you the best user experience and to make sure our website is performing as it should.

Third Party – these cookies are set by our third party providers such as Google. We use Google Analytics to see how many people visit our site and how they use it, allowing us to make any necessary changes so that you have the best experience possible.

First party cookies

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose Duration
cookieconsent_status Preferences Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain. Persistent
JSESSIONID Necessary General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server. Session
property_search_city Preferences Provides functionality to the Property Search tool. Remembers the last city searched. Persistent
property_search_state Preferences Provides functionality to the Property Search tool. Remembers the last state searched. Persistent
property_search_zip Preferences Provides functionality to the Property Search tool. Remembers the last zip code searched. Persistent

Third party cookies

Some pages use third party services or software, such as maps, online videos or social networking features. Many of these services may set cookies in your browser.  This list is not intended to be a full and complete list of all third parties and is subject to change at any time.

Google Analytics

Google’s privacy policy | Opt out of Google Analytics

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose Duration
__utma Statistics Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Persistent
__utmb Statistics Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. Session
__utmc Statistics Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. Session
__utmt Statistics Used by Google Analytics to throttle the speed of requests to the server. Session
__utmt_gwo Statistics This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics. It appears to be a variation of the __utmt cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites. Persistent
__utmz Statistics Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics. Persistent
_ga Statistics Used by Google Analytics to register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Persistent
_gid Statistics Used by Google Analytics to register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Session

Google Maps

Google’s privacy policy | Opt out of Google Analytics

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose Duration
APISID Necessary Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users. Persistent
HSID Necessary Persistent
NID Necessary Persistent
SAPISID Necessary Persistent
SID Necessary Persistent
SIDCC Necessary Persistent
SSID Necessary Persistent

Listhub

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose Duration
lhac Unclassified Persistent

Managing cookies on your device

You can restrict or block cookies which are set during your use of the website by changing your browser’s settings. Some pages and features may not work if you completely disable cookies, but many third party cookies can be safely blocked.

Check information in your browser’s help section for specific instructions on how to manage cookies. Alternatively, more information on the use of cookies can be found on the website www.allaboutcookies.org.

Update

We reserve the right to modify this cookie policy from time to time. It is your responsibility to regularly verify whether you have read and consented to the latest version of the applicable cookie policy.

This Cookie Policy was last updated on May 30, 2018.