Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access the internet. These files are neither a virus nor spyware.
There are three types of cookies:
- Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that exist only while you are using a website. Examples of uses of a session cookie would be to remember navigation history of pages, remember search settings and content of shopping baskets within an online shop. These cookies expire when the browser is closed.
- Permanent cookies: these remain in operation, even when you have closed the browser. They remember your choices, so you don’t have to type them in every time you use the site. Permanent cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor but don’t contain information that could be used to identify you to another person.
- Third-party cookies: these are installed by third parties with the aim of collecting certain information to carry out various analytic services.
None of the cookies used by this website will collect your personal information. Any information contained within our cookies cannot be used to personally identify you.
A visit to our website may generate the following types of cookies,
- Geotargeting cookies
- Analytic and Performance cookies
- Tracking cookies
3.1 Geotargeting cookies
These cookies are used by our site to work out whereabouts in the country you are in from the information supplied by your browser. This information is then used to display local content within a web page. This cookie is completely anonymous.
3.2 Analytic and Performance cookies
These cookies are used to track navigation through our website and deliver consistent experiences across all page visits. Examples include,
- Video streaming speeds that are compatible with your browser.
- Number of visits to a page.
- Which terms were last used when searching for properties.
3.4 Tracking cookies
These cookies can tell us whether you have visited our website before. Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies and, if you don’t, we generate new ones. This allows us to track how many individual visitors we have, how often they visit and where they originated from.
3.5 Website Usage
We currently use the following cookies within our website (Please note, this list is not exhaustive; additional cookies may be added, and we may update or remove the cookies used below),
|_dc_gtm_UA-*||.haart.co.uk / Google Analytics sets this cookie to load the Google Analytics script tag.||1 minute|
|__lc_cid||.accounts.livechatinc.com / This is an essential cookie for the website live chat box to function properly.||1 year 1 month 4 days|
|__lc_cst||accounts.livechatinc.com / This cookie is used for the website live chat box to function properly.||1 year 1 month 4 days|
|__oauth_redirect_detector||accounts.livechatinc.com / This cookie is used to recognise the visitors using live chat at different times in order to optimize the chat-box functionality.||Less than a minute|
|ARRAffinity||.haart.co.uk / ARRAffinity cookie is set by Azure app service, and allows the service to choose the right instance established by a user to deliver subsequent requests made by that user.||Session|
|ARRAffinitySameSite||.haart.co.uk / This cookie is set by Windows Azure cloud, and is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.||Session|
|Cookie||Domain & Purpose||Duration|
|_ga||.haart.co.uk / Google Analytics sets this cookie to calculate visitor, session and campaign data and track site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognise unique visitors.||1 year 1 month 4 days|
|_gid||.haart.co.uk / Google Analytics sets this cookie to store information on how visitors use a website while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the collected data includes the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.||1 day|
|_ga_*||.haart.co.uk / Google Analytics sets this cookie to store and count page views.||1 year 1 month 4 days|
|cid||ctnsnet.com / The cid cookie helps to identify unique visitors and understand their site behaviour at different times.||1 year|
|Cookie||Domain & Purpose||Duration|
|1f87ad0d_f24_autoId||.haart.co.uk / This is a cookie set by Force24 to track website visitors against their F24 platform ID.||1 year|
|cid_*||.ctnsnet.com / Crimtan sets this cookie as remarketing cookie that is used to send relevant ads to users on subsequent sites.||1 year|
|_uetsid||.haart.co.uk / Bing Ads sets this cookie to engage with a user that has previously visited the website.||1 day|
|MUID||.bing.com / Bing sets this cookie to recognise unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites. This cookie is used for advertising, site analytics, and other operations.||1 year 24 days|
4.0 Managing Cookies
You can change your cookie preferences at any time by clicking on the ‘C’ icon in the bottom left of your screen. You can then adjust the available sliders to ‘On’ or ‘Off’, then click ‘Save and close’. You may need to refresh your page for your settings to take effect.
Alternatively, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To learn about controlling cookies on the browser of your mobile device please refer to your handset manual.