GL Hearn Web Site Privacy & Cookie Policy

Information we may collect

GL Hearn may ask you to provide certain information when you use the Website. The information collected may include:

  • name
  • telephone number
  • e-mail address

GL Hearn may:

  • send information to you which it thinks may be of interest to you.

Cookies

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file sent from a website and stored in your web browser i.e. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, etc. They are a way of allowing websites to remember details of your previous activity and for gathering information about your preferences e.g. which pages you visited, which links you clicked. When you return to the website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved and be used to enhance your experience of the site.

Can I Opt Out of Cookies?

By default, most browsers are configured to accept cookies; however, you can normaly modify your browser settings to decline cookies should you wish. For more information about cookies, including how to set your browser to reject cookies, please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.

What Cookies do we use?

We use Google Analytices and Google maps on our web site.  These services use a number of cookies in order for them to function correctly.  Google Anayltics allows us to review how visitors use our site - e.g. which are the most popular pages, how often people return etc.  This information helps us to make future changes to the site to provide a better service for visitors.  This data is anonymous so we cannot use it to specifically identify you and it does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the information they choose to share with us.

To opt out of Google Analytics, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. By choosing this option, you will block Google Analytics across all websites, including our own website.

We use Google Maps to show the location of our properties.  Google set a number of cookies to help this service tofunction correclty.

Below is a list of the cookies set directly by our web site and their purpose:

Cookie name Purpose
_utma A Google Analytics cookie which records the number of times a user has visited the site as well as the time of their first visit and last visit.
_utmb Google Analytics cookie which stores details of the moment when a user enters a site.
_utmc A Google Analytics cookie which stores details of the moment when a user leaves the site.
_utmz A Google Analytics cookie which records where the user came from, including details of the search engine, keywords and links used.
PHPSESSID This allows our web site to track whether a visitor is logged in and also allows data to be transferred from page to page as the user navigates the site.  It is a 'session' cookie and is destroyed when you close your browser.
cookieinfo We set this cookie when you close the cookie-info popup.  It enables us to stop displaying it over and over once.

Additionally a number of third-party cookies are used.  Third party cookies are not set directly by the web site you are visiting but are set by services that are used to insert useful content into the site. This site makes use of Google's mapping sevice to provide a useful, interactive map of our location. Google's mapping service makes use of a number of cookies: NID, SNID, PREF. These cookies are set when you visit a page with an embedded Google map. For more details, please visit Google's privacy policy information pages at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.