Cookies Policy - Citylets.co.uk

Our use of cookies - information

Our site, www.citylets.co.uk (“the Site”) may collect information about your computer or mobile device by using cookies. When entering our Site for the first time, our cookies banner is displayed to you at the foot of our home page.  This banner and this cookies policy confirm that by continuing to use our Site, you are consenting to our use of cookies, as explained in this cookies policy.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit, including this Site. These files provide us with data, which does not identify you personally but helps to distinguish you from other users of our Site.  Cookies can also tell us about your browsing habits and preferences, such as the type of property you are looking for, enabling us to tailor your online experience to suit your needs. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, as well as to improve a website’s efficiency and provide information to the owners of the site you visit.

Cookies help Citylets to improve our services and to deliver a better and more personalised experience to users of our Site. They enable us to:

  • estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
  • store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our services according to your individual requirements;
  • speed up your property searches;
  • recognise you when you return to our Site or application;
  • provide annoymised statistical information; and
  • gather non-personal data on our behalf using cookies embedded on our Site by specific third party partners to help these selected third parties to deliver relevant advertisements to you.

Controlling and deleting cookies

You may modify your web browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether.
If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how (usually located within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" facility).

You can also block cookies by changing your browser settings so that cookies from this Site cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (located within the Help function).  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.

You can also delete cookies that have already been set. Disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.

For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device, how to manage and delete them and turn off advertising/targeting cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Please note, turning off advertising cookies will not mean that advertising will stop, it only means that such advertising will not be tailored to your interests.

What cookies are used for and why we use them on this Site

We use the following types of cookies on this Site:

  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Site. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, the properties you have recently viewed).
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. Advertisements on this Site and the other sites you visit are provided by other organisations. Our advertising partners will serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you, based on information about your visit to the Site and other websites. In order to do this, our advertising partner may need to place a cookie on your computer.

This table shows examples of the cookies that we use on this Site and the purpose for which they are used:

Name Type Purpose
ASP.Net_SessionId functionality Stores the state of user controls on the pages rendered
CITYLETSCOOKIE analytical Anonomously tags user with a visitor ID (GUID)
cl-pr-map-center functionality Stores the center point chosen for a property map
cl-pr-map-zoom functionality Stores the zoom level chosen for a property map
cl-acceptCookie functionality Stores state to show user has accepted Cookie T&C
la-map-center functionality Stores the center point chosen for a letting agent map
la-map-zoom functionality Stores the zoom level chosen for a letting agent map
CityletsFavoriteProps functionality Stores which properties a user has favourited
IphoneAppDownloadQuestion2 functionality Used to store answer to question users are presented with when viewing site from iPhone Device
IpadAppDownloadQuestion functionality Used to store answer to question users are presented with when viewing site from iPad Device
AndroidAppDownloadQuestion functionality Used to store answer to question users are presented with when viewing site from Android Device

Third Party Cookies

Third party cookies are not set by us but are set by third party organisations. The table below sets out a list of examples of third party cookies used on this Site:

Name Type Purpose Opt-Out
__utma analytical Google Analytics to track site traffic stats http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
__utmb analytical Google Analytics to track site traffic stats http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
__utmc analytical Google Analytics to track site traffic stats http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
__utmz analytical Google Analytics to track site traffic stats http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
__atuvc analytical Google Analytics to track site traffic stats http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

As stated above, our Site uses Google Analytics cookies. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Please note that other third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Changes to our cookies policy

We may revise our cookies policy at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they may affect you.

We may update our cookies from time to time, and may change the types of cookies used at any time. We will use reasonable efforts to keep the contents of this cookies policy up to date to reflect such changes but some of its content may be out of date at any given time (including the list of cookies).

Contact Us

If you have any queries concerning cookies, your data or this policy then please email us at info@citylets.co.uk or write to us:

Citylets
21 Lansdowne Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 5EH


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