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your computer by your web browser. The information in cookies
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site owners to store things like your options and preferences
and show you personalised information the next time you visit
To make sure that we serve you pages as quickly as possible.
To remember what you searched for and other preferences,
making future searches personalised to you.
To record how many people visit our site, and use maps on our site.
To record information about any advert you might have clicked on to
reach our site.
If you login, to track who you are and ensure private information
is sent only to you.
What will happen if I block cookies?
If you block cookies, a large number of the features on the site
will not work, or may work but with unexpected problems. You will
be unable to log in, it will be more time consuming to carry out
searches because you will have to enter your criteria every time,
the site may appear to load considerably slower, and you may find
some information which would normally be presented to you is hidden
How do I block cookies?
Most modern web browsers will allow you to configure them to either
block cookies entirely or to ask whenever a new cookie is created.
The way to accomplish this varies from browser to browser. If you
need assistance to do this http://www.allaboutcookies.org has
further information for many browsers.
To make full use of our website your computer, tablet or mobile phone
will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain
personalised features of this website by using them. Our cookies don’t
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this information. However, if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete
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browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu
of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to
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Third Party Cookies
When you visit Countrywide.co.uk you may notice some cookies that aren’t
related to us. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content,
for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites.
We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the
third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to
manage them. Some of the business partners that may set cookies on our
What their cookies used for
AddThis is the world’s largest social infrastructure and data platform.
The company creates easy ways for users to share content and enjoy more
personal experiences across the web while providing increased traffic,
engagement and data for web publishers.
(Formerly known as Clearspring Technologies.)
Full Circle Studies is a leader in the Internet market research industry.
Companies across a wide variety of industries turn to Full Circle Studies
to conduct research to better understand the likes and dislikes of consumers.
The reports that are compiled from these projects help these companies to
improve their products and services.
Investis are a company specialising in digital IR and corporate
communications for public companies. Countrywide ‘Share’ Tools If you take
the opportunity to ‘share’ Countrywide.co.uk content with friends through
social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter – you may be sent cookies
from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so
please check the third-party websites for more information about their
cookies and how to manage them.
To Enable Cookies
If you’re not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to
access the Internet: For PCs: click on ‘Help’ at the top of your browser
window and select the ‘About’ option For Macs: with the browser window open,
click on the Apple menu and select the ‘About’ option How to check cookies
are enabled for PCs Google Chrome Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your
browser window and select Options Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate
the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button Now
select ‘Allow local data to be set’
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select
‘Internet options’ , then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab Ensure that your
Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in
your browser Settings above Medium will disable cookies.
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
Then select the Privacy icon Click on Cookies, then select ‘allow sites
to set cookies’
Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the
‘Preferences’ option Click on ‘Security’, check the option that says
‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’ Click ‘Save’
How to check cookies are enabled for Macs
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX
Click on ‘Explorer’ at the top of your browser window and select
‘Preferences’ options Scroll down until you see ‘Cookies’ under
Receiving Files Select the ‘Never Ask’ option
Safari on OSX
Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select the
‘Preferences’ option Click on ‘Security’ then ‘Accept cookies’ Select
the ‘Only from site you navigate to’
Mozilla and Netscape on OSX
Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ at the top of your browser window and
select the ‘Preferences’ option Scroll down until you see cookies under
‘Privacy & Security’ Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’
Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’
Then select ‘Preferences’, select the ‘Advanced’ tab Then select ‘Accept cookies’
All other browsers
Please consult your documentation or online help files.
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The technology behind these adverts is based on cookies. Find out more
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Please be assured that the data contained in the cookie used in these
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