Cookies are small files which are stored on a user's computer and hold data relating to a specific website. Cookies are placed on the user's computer by that website and accessed each time a user browses the site. The cookies used by Residential People are fairly standard and harmless. We primarily use them to collect data to help us improve our website by seeing which parts of the site are being used, how users are navigating to each page and what items on each page they prefer to click on. Nonetheless we would like you to know which cookies Residential People employs, why we use them, and give you the option to opt-out of us using them on your computer if you wish.
Below we have listed each of the cookies that our site sets, with detail as to why we use them. For those that want a little more information, we've added information which details the exact purpose of every single cookie we create. Lastly, we've included information about the time the cookie is kept on your system (is it kept after you leave the site, to be used when you return? persistent? or deleted once your visit is completed and only used for that visit? session)
You can use this page to opt-out of certain cookie types. Opting out will apply only to the browser or device that you are currently using, so you may need to change these settings again if you use other browsers or devices to browse the web.
We will make every effort to recognise and respect your choices; however there is a small chance that not all cookies and similar methods of data capture will be covered by these settings. If this is a concern to you then we recommend that you change the settings in your browser. 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. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.
Some cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, we will not be able to connect you to our site properly.
We spend a lot of time and effort ensuring that our site remains available all the time; to do that we have web servers running in many different locations. In order to ensure that your journey through the site works properly we like to keep you connected to the same locations. It also allows us to spread the load, meaning our site remains as performant as it can be.
For visitors to our professional users site Residential People, authentication cookies give the added reassurance of site security. These cookies ensure that only authenticated users have access to Residential People, thus keeping our site as safe as possible. If you have any queries or require more information on this please email firstname.lastname@example.org
|Cookie||Purpose||Persistent or session|
|hsid||Used to maintain user sessions on our investor site||Session|
|siteType||To remember your preference for viewing the Full site on your Mobile phone||Session|
|sso2v||Authentication cookie to verify a visitor to our professional users site Residential People||Persistent - expires after 6 months|
|cks_policy||Stores your cookie preferences on Residential People||Persistent - expires after 1 year|
|permuserid||Manages your login to My Residential People||Persistent - expires after 1 year|
|svr||Keeps visitors to our site on the same set of infrastructure||Persistent - expires after 8 hours|
|svp||Keeps visitors to our professional users site, Residential People, on the same set of infrastructure<||Persistent - expires after 8 hours|
|sva||Keeps visitors to our professional users site, Residential People, on the same set of infrastructure||Persistent - expires after 8 hours|
|sso2||Allows log in to continue between these sites for agents s||Session|
|JSESSIONID||Ensures Residential People login works across the various sections||Session|
|TS*family||Allows our network hardware to keep you in the right environment||Session|
|jsts||Secures data input by our professional users against corruption||Session|
In addition to cookies, local storage allows us to use a tiny bit of space on your machine to store information, in much the same way as cookies. We use this to store information which, we feel, enhances your journey through the site by remembering previous actions and making them default for the future. All local storage is persistent, with no expiry
|typeAheadHist||Holds a history of locations typed into search, so that these appear first in the list when you start searching again.|
|RESIDENTIAL PEOPLE.UTIL.userPreferences||Stores the channel (lettings, sales etc) that you last searched in, for Draw a Search|
|pcrLocationList||Last 10 searched for postcodes across the site, used for Price Comparison report|
|RM.recentSearches_* family||Stores your recent searches|
|RMmobile.contactagent_channel||To hold the information you have provided when contacting an agent to pre populate the form for you next time around.|