Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user's previous activity. Although cookies cannot carry viruses, and cannot install malware on the host computer. The cookies used by are fairly standard and harmless. We primarily use them to collect data to help us improve our website by seeing which parts of the site are being used, how users are navigating to each page and what items on each page they prefer to click on.

About our Cookie policy

By accessing the Website, you agree that this Cookie Policy will apply whenever you access the Website on any device. We will alert you on our Websites when of changes to this policy. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such changes.

Below, you can find out more about the cookies we use on our Websites, as well as information on how to turn off cookies, or change the cookie settings on your browser.

Strictly necessary cookies

Strictly necessary cookies allow core website functionality such as user login and account management. The website cannot be used properly without strictly necessary cookies.

Name Description Expiration Policy
The following cookies are from
CookieScriptConsent This cookie is used to remember visitor cookie consent preferences. It is necessary for cookie banner to work properly. 1 year
GAPHPSESSID2 This cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialized state data. It is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie. session
gate-away-c This cookie stores an identifier for customers 1 month
gate-away-m This cookie stores an identifier for MyGate-away users 1 month
laravel_session This cookie is provided by the Laravel framework in order to identify a session instance for a user 2 hours
msg_lang_alert_read This cookie checks if a user has already seen the contact form alert 1 year
langSelected Checks if a user has already seen the language suggestion banner that is usually shown on the first visit to the website 1 month
mygaus This cookie stores an identifier for MyGate-away users 1 year
seed This cookie stores a number that is used to ensure the same ordering of search results for the entire duration of the browsing session 7 days
Shortlist This cookie stores the properties a user has marked as interesting 1 month
XSRF-TOKEN This cookie is provided by the Laravel framework in order to prevent the cross-scripting attacks. 2 hours
The following cookies are from Google More info
_ga This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. 2 years
_gat This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites 1 minute
_gat_UA-* This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It is a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites. 1 minute
_gid This cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track pageviews. 1 day

Targeting cookies

Targeting cookies are used to identify visitors between different websites, eg. content partners, banner networks. Those cookies may be used by companies to build a profile of visitor interests or show relevant ads on other websites.

Name Description Expiration Policy
The following cookies are from Microsoft Clarity More info
ANONCHK Indicates whether MUID is transferred to ANID, a cookie used for advertising. Clarity doesn't use ANID and so this is always set to 0. 10 minutes
_clck Persists the Clarity User ID and preferences, unique to that site, on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID 1 year
_clsk Connects multiple page views by a user into a single Clarity session recording 1 day
CLID Identifies the first-time Clarity saw this user on any site using Clarity 1 year
MUID Identifies unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites, is used for advertising, site analytics, and other operational purposes. 1 year
SM Used in synchronizing the MUID across Microsoft domains. Session
The following cookies are from LinkedIn More info
AnalyticsSyncHistory Used to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries 1 month
bcookie Browser Identifier cookie to uniquely identify devices accessing LinkedIn to detect abuse on the platform 2 years
bscookie Used for remembering that a logged in user is verified by two factor authentication. 2 years
lang Used to remember the user's language settings and make sure that pages are displayed in the language selected by the user in the personal settings Session
lidc To facilitate data center selection 1 day
li_gc Used to store consent of guests regarding the use of cookies for non-essential purposes 2 years
UserMatchHistory Used to track visitors so that more relevant ads can be presented based on the visitor's preferences 1 month
The following cookies are from Google AdSense More info
IDE Carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website 1 year
_gcl_au Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. 3 months
The following cookies are from Facebook More info
_fbp Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers 3 months

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies are used to remember visitor information on the website, eg. language, timezone, enhanced content.

Name Description Expiration Policy
The following cookies are from
myga_shortlist_order Stores the preferred sorting criteria of saved properties of a user session
hidemap Stores the preference of a user about hiding the map in search pages session
myga_searches_order Stores the preferred sorting criteria of saved searches of a user session
myga_viewtype Stores the preferred listing criteria of saved properties of a user session
cfd Stores email, name, phone of a user who fills out a contact form, to pre-fill subsequent contact forms 10 years
currency Stores the user's preference on which currency to display on the website 1 month
ga_recent_properties Stores the last visited properties for a user who is not logged into a MyGate-away account 1 year
units Stores the user's preference on which units of measurement (international or imperial) to display on the website 1 month

Third-party service cookies

Social sharing, video and other services we offer are run by other companies. These companies may drop cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them. Here is a list of places where you can find out more about specific services that we may use and their use of cookies:

Third party Link
Google AdSense
Google Analytics
Microsoft Clarity

Managing your cookie settings through your browser

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can alter your browser settings to prevent automatic acceptance or you can manually delete your cookies whenever you wish.
These links explain how you can control cookies via your browser. Bear in mind that these settings may apply to all websites, not just this one.

Browser Link
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Apple Safari (for mobile versions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Microsoft Edge