Privacy Policy for www.cheapspainproperty.com

Information that is gathered from visitors

Common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor's IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit. Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with our company website, example: A cookie will be stored when you are using of property search to remember language, currency preference and properties you have added to a shortlist. No registration is required on our website and no payments are taken. The only time any information is stored is when a visitor enquires about a property or one of our contact forms is submitted. This information is not stored on any of our servers, but only in our company database of people searching for property.

How and when the Information is used

The information is used solely to inform visitors that have enquired about a property through our website to offer more information and potential viewings of properties marketed by CheapSpainProperty.com. E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to any 3rd parties. E-mail may be sent to inform you of news of our services or offers by us or but none of our affiliates. Regarding enquiries: Only when the listed property does not belong to CheapSpainProperty.com will you be contacted by one of our partnering Estate Agents.

Users 16 and under

If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to "CheapSpainProperty.com's" website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

Visitor Information

During the course of any visit to "CheapSpainProperty.com", the pages you see, along with a short text file called a 'cookie', are down loaded to your computer. Many websites do this, because cookie senable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether the computer (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit.

Information supplied by cookies can help us to provide you with a better online user experience and assist us to analyse the profile of our visitors. For example, if you perform asearch your search criteria will be stored in a cookie, and on your second and subsequent visits we can reinstate your previous search criteria.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website's server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows.

Cookies record information about your online preferences. Users have the opportunity to set their computers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The last of these, of course, means that certain personalised services cannot then be provided to that user and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all our features. Each browser is different, so check the "Help"menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

If you have set your computer to reject cookies you can still browse "CheapSpainProperty.com" anonymously until such time as you wish to register for a "CheapSpainProperty.com" service. For further information on cookies please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

More about cookies

We will only read or write cookies for the preference level set, cookies set prior to you changing your settings will still be on your computer and you can remove them using your browser settings.

We use a cookie to remember your cookie preferences this has a couple of consequences:

  • If you delete all your cookies you will have to update your preferences with us again.
  • If you use a different device, computer profile or browser you will have to tell us your preferences again.

The cookies used on "CheapSpainProperty.com" are based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories:

For more information about cookies see below.

Strictly Necessary

'Strictly Necessary' cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like searching for a property, adding a property to a shortlist and enquiring about a property. These cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.

We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to:

  • Remember things like information you've entered on order forms when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session
  • Remember the properties you wish to find out more information about when you shortlist a property
  • Make sure you connect to the right service on our website when we make any changes to the way the website works

Cookies we have defined as 'Strictly Necessary' cookies will NOT be used to:

  • Gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you

Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent these cookies we can't guarantee your security or predict how our website will perform during your visit.


Performance

'Performance' cookies collect information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies don't collect any information that could identify you - all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is.

We use performance cookies to:

  • Provide statistics on how our website is used
  • See how effective our adverts are (we don't use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites)
  • Provide feedback to partners that one of our visitors also visited their website. This can include details of any products bought. This lets our partners improve their website, but we don't allow our partners to reuse this information for further advertising
  • Help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur
  • Test different designs of our website

Cookies we have defined as 'Performance' cookies will NOT be used to:

  • Gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you on other websites
  • Target adverts to you on any other website

In some cases, some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties, but we don't allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Performance'

"CheapSpainProperty.com" cookies

There are no cookies in this category.

Cookies provided by 3rd parties

COOKIE HOST USE EXPIRES
is_unique StatCounter.com This is used to track visitors behaviour on our website, monitor how many visitors, page views, where visitors come from and time spent on the website. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form. 5 Years

Functionality

'Functionality' cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit.

We use 'Functionality' cookies to:

  • Remember settings you've applied such as layout, text size, preferences and colours
  • Remember if we've already asked you if you want to fill in a survey, etc.
  • Share information with partners to provide a service on our website. The information shared is only to be used to provide the service, product or function and not for any other purpose
  • Allow you to view videos of properties and maps of where the property in question is situated

Cookies defined as 'Functionality' will not be used to:

  • Target you with adverts on other websites

Some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties - where this is the case we don't allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.

You can control whether or not these cookies are used, but preventing them may mean we can't offer you some services, and will reduce the support we can offer you. It's also possible that preventing these cookie's stops us remembering that you didn't want a specific service.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Functionality'

"CheapSpainProperty.com" cookies

There are no cookies in this category.

Cookies provided by 3rd parties

COOKIE HOST USE EXPIRES
use_hitbox YouTube.com This is used to display the YouTube videos that we have taken of properties for sale. We upload all of our videos to YouTube and embed them into pages of our website. When you close your browser
PREF 10 years
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 240 days
soundData.sol
settings.sol
videostats.sol
For more information, please visit YouTubes privacy policy.
PREF Google.com Use is for Google Maps, to display roughly where a property is located. 2 years
khcookie When you close your browser
SNID 6 months
NID 6 months
ASPSESSIONIDAQBTQTQR
CarTrawler.com This cookie is used solely on the Car Hire page, which uses a booking engine provided bu Car Trawler. When you close your browser
ASPSESSIONIDAUDQTQRQ When you close your browser
_utma 2 years
_utmb 30 minutes
_utmc When you close your browser
_utmz 6 months

Targeting

'Targeting' cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as 'Like' buttons and 'Share' buttons. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.

We use 'Targeting' cookies to:

  • Link to social networks like Facebook, who may subsequently use information about your visit to target advertising to you on other websites
  • Provide advertising agencies with information on your visit so that they can present you with adverts that you may be interested in

You can control whether or not these cookies are used, but preventing them may stop us from offering you some services. All of these cookies are managed by third parties, and you may alternatively use the third parties' own tools to prevent these cookies.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Targeting'

"CheapSpainProperty.com" cookies

There are no cookies in this category.

Cookies provided by 3rd parties

COOKIE HOST USE EXPIRES
pid Twitter.com For you to share pages, information or properties for sale via different social networks. 2 years
k r.twimg.com 1 week
lu & datr Facebook.com 2 years
_drt_ doubleclick.net (Google Adsense) To display target related adverts on our website. 1 day
id 2 years
test_cookie 15 minutes
ad_id Amazon-adsystem.com To track clicks from our affiliate link with Amazon. 25 years
ad-privacy 25 years

Changing your settings via your browser

Provided below are links to instructions for all the major browsers as to how to change your cookie settings:

Safari Chrome Firefox Internet Explorer Android iPhone/iPad
Safari Chrome Firefox Internet Explorer Android iPhone/iPad

Please Note: Disabling cookies via your web browser is not recommended as this will prevent most websites and services from working.

Further reading

Information about cookies
Useful information about cookies can be found at:
http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Internet Advertising Bureau
A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at:
http://www.youronlinechoices.eu

International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom
Information on the ICC (UK) UK cookie guide can be found on the ICC website section:
http://www.international-chamber.co.uk/our-expertise/digitaleconomy

Changes to this privacy policy

CheapSpainProperty.com has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using www.CheapSpainProperty.com, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use www.CheapSpainProperty.com. Your continued use of the CheapSpainProperty.com website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Last updated: May 21st 2012

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