Cookie Policy

LAST UPDATED: August 2019

 

This Cookie Policy explains how Kennedy Wilson Europe and its group companies (collectively “(“KW”, “Kennedy Wilson”, “we”, “us” or “our”)) use cookies and similar technologies to recognise you when you visit our website (“Website“).  It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.  Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

 

Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, KW) are called “first party cookies”.  Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”.  Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics).  The parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.

 

Why do we use cookies?

We use first party and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Website to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Website.  Third parties serve cookies through our Website for analytics and other purposes.  This is described in more detail below.

 

The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our Website and the purposes they perform are described in the table below:

 

 

Cookie Description Duration Type
_gat_gtag_UA_111037381_1 Google uses this cookie to distinguish users. 1 minute Analytics
_gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form. 1 day Analytics
wordpress_test_cookie This cookie is used to check if the cookies are enabled on the users’ browser. Necessary
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary null 11 months Other
qtrans_front_language null 11 months Other
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary null 1 hour Other
_ga This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors. 2 years Analytics
PHPSESSID This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users’ unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed. Necessary

 

How can I control cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies.  You can exercise your cookie preferences by clicking on the appropriate opt-out links provided in the cookie table above.

 

You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted.   As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.

 

In addition, most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising.  If you would like to find out more information, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com.

 

How often will you update this Cookie Policy?

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.  Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

The date at the top of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated.

 

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at privacy@kennedywilson.eu. For further information, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.