Cookie Notice

What are cookies?

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. Cookies can help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly. Some cookies may allow us to recreate and replay user sessions on our Sites. Most major websites use cookies.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has originated; the “lifetime” of the cookie; and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

CityLife uses two types of cookies on this website:

Session Cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site.

Persistent Cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).

How cookies are used on this site and what information is collected?

Session Cookies

These are used for the following purposes:

  • to allow you to carry information across pages of our site and avoid having to re-enter information; and
  • within registration to allow you to access stored information.

Persistent Cookies

These are used for the following purposes:

  • to help us recognise you as a unique visitor (using a number) when you return to our website;
  • to allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests or to avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly;
  • to compile aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website;
  • to identify and resolve user experience issues and improve website operations; and
  • to resolve member inquiries and help ensure compliance with our member rules.

Third Party Cookies

Third parties may also serve cookies via the Sites. These are used for the following purposes:

  • to tailor content to your preferences;
  • to count the number of users of our site; and
  • to provide security within shopping baskets or transactions.

How do I disable and enable cookies?

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled. Should you wish to be alerted before a cookie is accepted on your hard disk, guideline instructions follow below:

Deleting cookies

You can easily delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser. For example, if you are using Microsoft Windows Explorer:

  • Open ‘Windows Explorer’
  • Click on the ‘Search’ button on the tool bar
  • Type “cookie” into the search box for ‘Folders and Files’
  • Select ‘My Computer’ in the ‘Look In’ box
  • Click ‘Search Now’
  • Double click on the folders that are found
  • ‘Select’ any cookie file
  • Hit the ‘Delete’ button on your keyboard

If you are not using Microsoft Windows Explorer, then you should select “cookies” in the “Help” function for information on where to find your cookie folder.