Cookie Policy

Kier Living Ltd (“we” or “our”) uses technology to collect information about the use of our website (www.kierliving.co.uk) (our site) and to distinguish you from other users of our website, in order to improve your experience when you browse our site.

In order to collect the information our site uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is sent to your browser and stored on the hard drive of your computer (or internet enabled device) when you visit a website.

We use the following cookies on our website:

Strictly necessary cookies - These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies the services you have asked for cannot be provided. They are deleted when you close the browser. These cookies do not collect personal information about you.

Analytical/Performance cookies - These cookies collect information in an anonymous form about how visitors use our site. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it.

Functionality cookies - These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you. Functionality cookies are only activated on our website when you make a particular selection or carry out a particular action.

Name: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz, __utmli
Where is cookie used: These cookies are used throughout our site
_utma – last for 2 years;
_utmb – lasts for 24 hours;
_utmc – is deleted as soon as your session ends; and
_utmz – last for 6 months.
Purpose: These cookies are used for reporting purposes helping us to collect information about how many people use our site, what parts are accessed and where visitors have come from.
Further information: More information can be found on the Google Analytics webpage.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Name: ASP.NET_SessionId
Where is cookie used: These cookies are used throughout our site
Purpose: ASP.NET issues a cookie called ASP.NET_SessionId. This cookie contains the user's session ID and the cookie will expire at the end of the session (when you close your browser). This cookie does not store personal data about you.

Name: APPLICATION :: SHOWFULLWEBSITE
Where is cookie used: This cookie is generated when a mobile user chooses to view the "regular version" of the website on their mobile device.
Purpose: It ensures the user is not automatically redirected to the mobile version.

Name: ARRAffinity
Where is cookie used: This cookie is generated automatically when you visit our site to maintain your session. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
Purpose: This cookie is generated to maintain the consistent use of a single content server during your session.

Name: ViewedPlots
Where is cookie used: This cookie is essential so that the site operates correctly.
This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
Purpose: This cookie is automatically generated when you land on this page and remembers the plots you look at during your current visit so that you can return to them easily.

Name: ViewedDevelopments
Where is cookie used: This cookie is essential so that the site operates correctly.
This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
Purpose: This cookie is automatically generated when you land on this page and remembers the plots you look at during your current visit so that you can return to them easily.

Name: HelpToBuyVideo
Where is cookie used: used to control pop up messages.
Purpose: This cookie allows us to control how we use pop up messages to inform you of our offers.

Name: plotviewing
Where is cookie used: This cookie collects information in an anonymous form for analytical purposes.
Purpose: This cookie is generated to store a user token which logs statistics of viewed plots.

Name: Email
Where is cookie used: Used for the brochure download form.
Purpose: This cookie is used to remember the email address you provide when requesting a brochure download form. After submitting it once you do not need to submit the email address again.

Name: IsRegistred
Where is cookie used: Used for the brochure download form.
Purpose: This cookie is used to remember if user submitted ‘Download brochure form’. After submitting it once you do not need to submit the form again on other developments.

Name: Xplode::LastLoginFlag
Where is cookie used: Cookie only used for content management.
Purpose: This cookie prevents simultaneous logins to the admin area by a single user from different locations. It is generated when staff log in.

Name: XplodeAdministration
Where is cookie used: Cookie only used for content management.
Purpose: This cookie maintains the users session in the admin area. It remembers which user has logged in and their admin privileges. It is generated when staff log in.

Our site may link through to third party websites, which may also use cookies over which we have no control. We recommend that you check the relevant third parties’ privacy notices for information about any cookies they may use.

You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies, to delete cookies or to be informed if a cookie is set. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

You can find out more about cookies by visiting www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to set, manage and delete cookies as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our site.

This policy is under regular review. This policy was last amended on 31 May 2013.