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De Vere Letting Bureau will send out email or print marketing to you to inform you of any changes, or new properties available. Cookies may be used in some emails and push notifications sent to mobile devices from apps. These cookies help us to understand whether an email has been opened and how you have interacted with it. If images were enabled, cookies may be set on your computer or mobile device.
Cookies are harmless small text files that are stored on the computer or mobile device when visiting websites or social media sites. The browser sends these cookies back to the company and every time a user visits the site again, it can recognise the user and can tailor what the user sees on the screen.
Cookies do not store personal identifiable information such as your name, address or payment details, but rather gathers encrypted information that can help companies improve a user’s experience when using their website.
If you would like more information on cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org (please note that De Vere Letting Bureau is not responsible for the content of external websites).
1. There are 2 types of Cookies:
– A ‘session-based’ cookie is temporary and is allocated for the duration of your visit to the website, and automatically expires when the browser is closed. These cookies are usually used to track the pages that you visit so that information can be customised for that visit.
– A ‘persistent’ cookie remains on your device for a time-period set for that cookie. These may, for example, be used to remember your preferences should you revisit the site.
2. Cookies have 4 different functions as categorised below:
– Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies allow you to navigate around our website and use its features. Without them, you won’t be able to use basic services like registration. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where the you have been on the internet.
Examples of how we use strictly necessary cookies include setting unique identifiers for each unique visitor, so site numbers can be analysed.
– Performance cookies: These cookies collect anonymous data for statistical purposes on how you use the website, they don’t contain personal information, and are used to improve your experience.
Examples of how we use performance cookies include gathering data about visits to our website; including numbers of visitors and visits; length of time spent on the site, pages clicked on or where our visitors have come from. Information supplied by performance cookies helps us to understand how you use our website; for example, whether you have visited us before and what you looked at or clicked on. This data can help us improve our services.
– Functionality cookies: These cookies allow you to customise how a website looks for you, by remembering language preferences and regions, and can be used to provide more personal services like local weather reports and traffic news.
– Advertising and targeting cookies: These cookies are used to chart the effectiveness of an ad campaign by tracking your clicks and they can also provide security in transactions. They can remember that you have visited a website previously, and this information can be shared with other organisations, including other advertisers. These cookies cannot determine who you are, as the data collected is never linked to a visitor’s profile.
You can enable or disable cookies in your browser. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website you should do this through the web browser settings for each web browser you use, on each device used. Information on controlling and deleting cookies on a wide variety of browsers is available at allaboutcookies.org; under the heading “Cookies and you”. You can allow cookies from specific websites by making them “trusted websites” in your web browser. The Internet Advertising Bureau website Your Online Choices allows you to install opt-out cookies across different advertising networks.
Should you decide not to accept cookies, you should not download any images or click on any links from any of our emails. You can set your browser to restrict cookies or to reject them entirely. These settings will apply to all cookies whether included on our website or in emails. Sometimes, depending on your email or browser settings, cookies in an email may be automatically accepted (for example, when you have added an email address to your address book or safe senders list). For more information, refer to the help menu of the email browser or device instructions.