What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers placed by a website onto a user`s computer when they accesses a website. These are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Chrome) on your computer, smartphone or other device. Cookies allow websites to store information about things such as your user preferences, essentially providing a memory for the website so that it recognised a user when they return and can respond as appropriate.

How does colliers.com use cookies?

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

How do I manage my cookies?

Most browsers are set up to accept cookies. If you want to change your cookie preferences, you can make these through your browser settings or refuse the cookies when you enter the website. Please remember that our cookies are often used to give you certain functionality and without them you may not be able to use some of our website e.g. save properties from our listings.

You can also remove cookies that have already been set in your browser via your browser settings. If you are having trouble doing this or would like more information the website http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ has lots of information on how to do this across a range of browsers. The Microsoft cookies guide is also a great source of information about what cookies do http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.mspx

If you have any questions about how Colliers International use cookies please get in touch with us emea@colliers.com

You can also read more about how we protect your privacy by reading our privacy policy