What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files saved to your computer (or any other device capable of browsing the internet) as part of your interactions with a website.

These cookies remain stored on your device until such a time that the cookie expires or is manually deleted. This allows for the information stored within the cookie to be sent back as part of any subsequent interactions you have with the issuing website. This exchange of information allows websites to remember basic information about you, such as whether you have visited the site before, whether you are “logged in” or to remember your recent searches.

How we use cookies

We use cookies to help ensure that we provide visitors with the best user-experience possible on our website. We use cookies to remember your browsing preferences and to determine how you interact with our website so that we can identify any areas for improvement.  We also set cookies as part of behavioural advertising to provide people who have previously visited our website with adverts relevant to their interests on third-party websites. To do this we work with Google and its partners who use cookies to serve adverts based on a user’s past browsing activities on our website.

We do not store personally identifiable information, such as your name, telephone number or email address as part of the cookies that we set on our website.

In order to be as transparent as possible regarding the information we collect, we have provided a detailed list below of the cookies currently set as part of your time spent with us online. We have included information regarding the purpose of each cookie in addition to the amount of time the cookie is stored on your device.

Cookie name Lifespan Domain Purpose More information
_ga 2 years Google Analytics: Used to report anonymously how you found our website and the ways in which you interact with it. We use this information to identify areas for improvement and to monitor the performance of our marketing activities.
_gat 10 minutes Google Analytics: As above
_dc_gtm 10 minutes Google Tag Manager: We use Google Tag Manager to implement tags on our website.
NID 6 months Set by Google as part of their mapping service. We have integrated Google Maps into our website to allow you to find and locate our developments.
ID 2 years DoubleClick uses cookies to improve advertising. Some common applications are to target advertising based on what is relevant to a user, to improve reporting on campaign performance, and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.
cuvid 2 years from set/update ClickDimensions: Used to report how you found and interact with our website. We use this information to identify possible areas for improvement and to monitor the response to our marketing activity.
cusid 30 minutes from set/update ClickDimensions: As above
cuvon 30 minutes from set/update ClickDimensions: As above

Managing and deleting cookies

Information on deleting and managing cookies is typically available in the “Help” menu of your web browser or the instruction manual for your device. Further information can also be found at

Users can find out more about behavioural advertising, including remarketing, as well as opt out of interest-based ads at and

Last updated: 23rd March 2017