About cookies

Cookies are small text files that are used to store or retrieve information to perform certain functions and remember visits to a website.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies:

A persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date.

A session cookie will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Cookies used on this website

Cookies can be used to collect, store and share bits of information about your activities across websites, including on the cityvalleyestate.com website (“the website”, “our website”).

When you use and access the website, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes:

Authentication – to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website

Personalisation – to store information about your preferences and to personalise our website for you

Security – as an element of the security measures to protect our website and services generally

Analytics – to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services

Cookie consent – to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally

Third-party cookies

Third parties such as analytics companies generally use cookies to collect user information on an anonymous basis. They may use that information to build a profile of your activities on our website and other websites that you’ve visited.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information by means of cookies. Google Analytics cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use the website, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. We use this information to create reports and to help us improve our website.

More information is available at: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Managing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can obtain information about blocking and deleting cookies for commonly used browsers via these links:




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Please note that if you block cookies, delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.

Where you can find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies at the following third-party websites:

All About Cookies

Network Advertising Initiative

Updated June 2018