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Cookie Privacy Policy


Cookies and similar devices such as web bugs may be used by us to provide you with customised information from our web site. A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Cookies allow us to understand who has seen which pages and advertisements, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our web site. Cookies may also allow us to make our web site more user friendly by, for example, allowing us to save your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time to visit our web site. We use cookies so that we can give you a better experience when you return to our web site.
You have the right to prevent cookies being stored on your computer. If you do not want them to be stored please check the ‘Help’ pages provided with your browser. If you choose to disable cookies you may not be able to access certain features of this website.

Website/Apps Cookies Policy

Our cookies policy outlines how our websites/apps may use and save cookies on your computer.

(a) What are Cookies?

Cookies are simple text files that websites/apps store on your hard drive or browser. Typically, they contain two pieces of information: a site name and unique user ID. Cookies are used to remember your preferences for a site and to record how many times you have visited a site. This means we can tailor your experience depending on your preferences and measure overall usability of our websites/apps.


(b) How can I block Cookies?

You can delete existing cookies off your hard drive and choose to block new cookies from our websites/apps. You can find out how to do this by visiting However, should you choose to block cookies then some features on our websites/apps might not work as expected.


(c) Use of Cookies by our websites/apps

The table below lists the cookies used by our websites/apps and provides a description of how each cookie works.


Cookie Name Type Intrusiveness Expiry
PHPSESSID This cookie is used by the website to set session preferences. No personal data is stored. Low When browser is closed or the session times out.





These cookies are set by Google Analytics and are used to collect non-personal information about how visitors use the websites/apps. The information is used to create reports showing website usage which help us improve the websites/apps. The information is anonymous. 

Google have developed the “Opt-out Browser Add-on” which stops information being sent to Google Analytics even if cookies are enabled in your browser. See:

Low Typically around 1-2 years. 

Visit the Privacy Policy of Google to find out further information about these cookies.

pssUsernameCookieuserAccessCookie Remembers the visitor’s login details for the ‘MySite’ area so they do not need to login each time they access the area. Medium One month
searches This cookie is set when a visitor carries out a property search. The cookie remembers the search settings as the visitor moves from page-to-page. Low One month
pssproperty Remembers the unique ID of each saved property. Low One month
savedproperty Remembers the unique ID of each saved property. Low 1 day
__unam The “__unam” cookie is set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors “click-stream” activity, e.g. web pages viewed and navigated, and time spent on pages. This service only personally identifies visitors if they have separately signed up with ShareThis for an account with them and given them their consent. Medium 60 days
ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie is used by the website to set session preferences. No personal data is stored. Low 12 months
__atuvc The __atuvc cookie is created and read by AddThis on the client side in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before the share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behavior for users. Low 2 years
listViewPage ??? Hilbery Chaplin Low 1 day
ReferrerCookie This cookie is set by the X-Cart e-commerce site to track which site the visitor came from prior to arriving on a shop product page. Low 6 months
store_language This cookie is set by the X-Cart e-commerce site to remember which language to display to the visitor. The default setting is “en” for English. Low When browser is closed or the session times out.
xid_f9b88ui-tabs-1 These cookies are set by the X-Cart e-commerce site to store products in the basket and to remember display preferences. Low 1 day
perPage This cookie remembers how many search results visitors choose to see displayed per page. Low 1 day