What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your device (e.g. computer, mobile phone, tablet) when you browse websites. Other technologies, including data we store on your web browser or device, identifiers associated with your device, and other software, are used for similar purposes. They are widely used in order to make websites work or work in a better, more efficient way. In this policy, we refer to all of these technologies as cookies.

Why do you use cookies?

We use cookies to:

  • Make our website work as you would expect
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn
  • Personalise our site when logged in to help you get what you need faster
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

What types of cookies are there?

  • strictly necessary cookie

These cookies are essential to a website in order to enable a user to move around and to use a websites features, such as remembering information entered on forms when a user moves between pages within a browser session. Without strictly necessary cookies, certain services on a website may not be made possible and a website may not perform as smoothly as it should. These cookies don’t gather any information for marketing purposes or to remember where you have been on the internet.

  • performance cookie

Performance cookies collect information about the use of a website and help to improve the way a website works. For example, performance cookies may show which are the most frequently visited pages, help to record any difficulties with a website and show whether advertising on a website is effective or not. Performance cookies do not collect information that identifies a user personally and all information that is collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous.

  • functionality cookie

Functionality cookies allow a website to remember the choices you make and to provide enhanced and more personal features. Functionality cookies also remember changes you have made, such as customising a certain webpage and for other services you request such as watching a video or commenting on our webpage. Functionality cookies will not track your activity on other websites.

  • targeting or advertising cookie

Targeting or advertising cookies are used to deliver adverts which are more relevant to you and your interests, or to limit the number of times you see the same advert on a website. These types of cookie are also used to help measure the effectiveness of an adverting campaign. These cookies may be used to remember what you have looked at on a website.

Which cookies do you use?

We use cookies on colliers.com to enhance functionality and improve the performance of our website making a better experience for our visitors. We use them for a variety of reasons such as enabling our visitors to keep a list of properties they are interested in or storing information on which market they are interested in so that they don’t need to navigate from our home page every time they come to the site.

We use two types of cookies on our website persistent cookies and session cookies.

  • Persistent Cookies – are cookies that stay in your web browser between visits to our website
  • Session Cookies – are cookies that are only present when you are on the website and do not stay in your browser when you leave

Cookie Purpose

Cookie Name

More Information

Persistent Cookies

User Tracking

Optify / Gomez / Google Analytics

These cookies are ‘analytical’ cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.

Location

 

Custom JavaScript code

This code keeps track of last market you visited on our website and where we should send you the next time you visit the website.

Site Search and Property Search

 

Custom JavaScript code

This code keeps details of search parameters and is used to restore search state within the browser navigation.

Saved Properties

 

Custom JavaScript code

This code stores a list of properties saved by a user.

ASP.NET Session

 

.NET Session Framework

Uniquely identifies a user for session data.  This is only used by the Sitecore interface.

Cookie Consent

 cookie:[user]@colliers.com

This cookie is needed to comply with the data privacy laws. It allows us to record if you have allowed us to place cookies on your computer.

Session Cookies

Video

Kulu Valley

We use session cookies when you view a video on our website to see how long this is watched. These cookies are only present whilst you are on our website.

How can I manage cookies?

Strictly necessary cookies and performance cookies is a condition of using our website. If you reject these types of cookies then we cannot predict how our website will perform when you visit it.

You can control the use of functionality cookies, targeting cookies or advertising cookies by adjusting your browser settings.

Please note that by deleting cookies or disabling future cookies you may be unable to access certain areas or features of our website. If you adjust your cookie settings this will also affect the other websites you visit.