Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers placed by a website onto a user`s computer when they access 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 recognises a user when they return and can respond as appropriate.

How does colliersotago.co.nz use cookies?

We use cookies on colliersotago.co.nz 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 remembering visitor language and country preferences 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

Favourites

Favourites

This cookie is used to store your favourite listings.

Session Cookies

User Tracking

Google Analytics
ga– visitor identification
gat– Throttling request rate
gid- User Journey

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.

Property Search

SessionVars
SessionView

These cookies store the search filters during your visit.

PHP Session

PHPSESSID

Uniquely identifies a user for session data.

Cookie Consent

cookieconsent_status

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.

Facebook Pixel

_fbp
_fbc

The cookie '_fbp' is used to distinguish and keep track of unique users on our website.
The cookie '_fbc' is only set when a user arrives at our website from an Ad, and the destination URL includes the click identifier "fbclid".

No personally identifiable information is stored in these cookies. All the information collected by these cookies is kept within Colliers, we do not disclose any of this information, pass or sell it to third parties.

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 to accept 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 www.allaboutcookies.org has lots of information on how to do this across a range of browsers.

If you have any questions about how Colliers use cookies, please get in touch with us.

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