What are “cookies”?
Cookies are small pieces of data which are stored for you on your computer by your web browser. Almost every website uses them to improve your online experience.
We have always used cookies on this website, and as part of a change in legislation, all websites are now required to provide additional information on what cookies are, how they are used and what benefits they bring. These changes will not affect the way in which you currently use our website.
If you leave a secure session window open when purchasing one of our services, and you leave the window unused for more than a few minutes, cookies will help maintain your security by automatically ending your secure session.
We also use ‘analytics’ cookies to help us make our website better for those who visit it regularly. They help us work out what users like and don’t like and how we can improve things for you.
When we include links to other websites, please bear in mind they will have their own privacy and cookie policies that will govern the use of any information you submit. We recommend you read their policies as we are not responsible or liable for their privacy practices.
The browsers of most computers, smartphones and other web–enabled devices are typically set up to accept cookies. If you wish to change your cookie preferences for this website or any other websites, you can do so using your browser settings. Your browser’s ‘help’ function will show you how to do this.
However, please remember that cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our website. If you choose to switch certain cookies off, it could affect how our website works.
To find out more about how we protect your privacy when using our website, see our Privacy Statement .
The types of cookies we use
These are divided into four categories:
1. Necessary cookies These cookies let you move around our websites and use all their options. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to conduct an HPI Check.
2. Performance cookies These help us improve the way our website works to give improved performance. They tell us how each page is used, which ones are most commonly viewed and whether any errors are reported.
3. Customisation cookies These cookies remember basic information that you’ve entered into the site, so next time you visit our website it’s all there for you. We do not store personal information in cookies.
4. Targeting cookies These cookies help make sure adverts you see on your browser are relevant and useful to you because the cookie has detected what you’re looking for.