Cookies are tiny, often encrypted, text files that are placed on your device to remember your preferences, to enable certain functions and to monitor how a site is being used.
- Cookies set by Land Registry (first-party cookies)
- Cookies for measuring website usage
- Cookies set by non-Land Registry sites (third-party cookies)
- How to control and delete cookies
- Updates to this policy
- Useful links
Generally, these cookies expire at the end of each browsing session. You may, however, restrict or block these cookies through your browser settings.
All cookies outlined in this statement can be actively controlled and restricted. See 'How to control and delete cookies' for detailed information about how to do this.
You should note that by using Land Registry websites without restricting any of the cookies outlined in this statement, you agree to opt-in to our use of these cookies and the information they collect.
Cookies set by Land Registry (first-party cookies)
First-party cookies are our own cookies, controlled by Land Registry and used to provide information about usage of our site.
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|ASPSESSIONIDSQRCCAT||Stores SESSION ID of Land Registry's House Price Index Search Application.|
Cookies for measuring website usage
We use tools such as Google Analytics, WebTrends and Crazy Egg to collect information about how people use our website. We do this to make sure it's meeting your needs and to understand how we could do it better.
We do not collect or store any information that could be used to identify who you are. We do not allow these services to use or share our analytics data.
|Google Analytics uses this cookie to record how many times (if any) you have visited our website before. No personal information is stored about you, just information about your computer and your browser. This cookie expires 2 years after your last visit to this site.|
|Google Analytics uses this cookie, in conjunction with _utmc, to track how long you stay on the site. No personal information is stored about you, just information about your computer and your browser. This cookie expires 30 minutes after your visit, or after 30 minutes of inactivity.|
|Google Analytics uses this cookie to identify where you've come from e.g. from a search engine or from another website. No personal information is stored about you, just information about your computer and your browser. This cookie expires six months after it was last set.|
|Google Analytics uses this cookie, togther with _utmb, to track how long you stay on the site. No personal information is stored about you, just information about your computer and your browser. This cookie expires when you close your browser.|
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|WebTrends analytic cookies used to track user activity on the website. Helps to improve the site by understanding what visitors want to read about.|
|Crazy Egg cookie tracks whether or not a visitor is new or returning to particular website or page. This cookie lasts for 5 years from the date it was set|
Cookies set by non-Land Registry websites
Land Registry sometimes embed images, content and videos from websites such as Twitter, Slideshare and Flickr on Land Registry websites to give you a more engaging online experience.
You may be presented with cookies from these third-party websites. Please note that Land Registry does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites, listed below, for more information about these cookies and how to control them.
|YouTube uses this cookie to track visitor views of YouTube videos embedded in Land Registry web pages. This cookie expires after 241 days.|
|Facebook's Social Plugin is used for embedding Facebook content. It may set a cookie if you are logged into their service.|
|Google uses this cookie to store user preferences and information when viewing pages with Google maps on. This cookie expires after 183 days.|
|Slideshare sets this cookie to enable retrieval of the data from the right server. This cookie expires when you close your browser.|
|pid, K, guest_id, _twitter_sess, original_referrer||Twitter sets this cookie to allow you to tweet certain articles from our website.|
Land Registry uses the services of bit.ly in order to shorten URLs when posting on Twitter. Bit.ly collects anonymous usage data to tell us how many times a particular shortened link has been clicked on.
How to control and delete cookies
You can control, block or restrict cookies through your browser settings. Information on how to do this can be found within the Help section of your browser.
Several online resources give you more information on cookies and how you can control them within a variety of different web browsers:
All cookies are browser specific. Therefore, if you use multiple browsers or devices to access websites, you will need to manage your cookie preferences across all of these places.
If you are using a mobile device to access a Land Registry website, you will need to refer to your handset instruction manual to find out how you can control cookies on your particular device.If you restrict or delete cookies, then you should note that you may experience a loss of functionality while on Land Registry websites.
Updates to this policy
This policy will be updated regularly, particularly as and when new cookies are implemented, or existing cookies removed.
We will also update this policy to comply with cookie best practices, and both UK and EU legal requirements.
Please check this statement from time to time in order to keep up-to-date with any revisions to this statement.
If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:
For further legal information about privacy issues, you may find these links useful:
If you have any queries concerning this statement or about cookies please email Land Registry's Departmental Records Officer at DRO@landregistry.gsi.gov.uk.