What is a Cookie
A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit certain websites and allows a website to recognise a user’s computer. Cookies are used to help users navigate websites more efficiently and to perform certain functions, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
Consent and Control
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site or may impact the functionality. Unless you make changes to your browser settings to turn them off, we will issue cookies whenever you interact with our website.
2.1 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies, but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB
Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences
Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)
You may refuse to accept cookies by altering the settings on your internet browser. For more information about how to do this, look at your browser “help” section or visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu.
What Cookies do we use?
Strickland and Co Estate Agents Ltd will collect Cookie information to measure and improve site quality through analysis of visitor behaviour (known as ‘analytics’). We also collect and store data for account information, this information includes email address, name and phone number, as well as information on pages visited. This information is never shared with any outside of Strickland and Co Estate Agents Ltd, unless stated.
There are three main types of cookie
Session Cookie – These are cookies that only last for the duration that your browser window is open. They will expire as soon as you exit your browser.
Persistent Cookie – These last indefinitely and will only be removed from the users computer when either they are deleted by the user or when they expire as set by the website. This allows a website to detect return visits.
Third Party Cookies – first party cookies are cookies that are created on the same domain as the one you are visiting. Third party cookies, are the other hand, are set by a different website (such as an embedded advertisement). Most web browsers allow you to block these types of cookie.
Should you wish to opt out of Google Analytic tracking across all websites please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Updates to this policy
So that we can offer you the best possible online experience, new services using cookies may be added to our website from time to time. We aim to keep the cookie information provided here as accurate as possible and use all reasonable efforts to review regularly and update the details. When we update these details, we will post changes on this page so please check back frequently.