Last Updated: March 2023

The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, Inc. (dba Nareit) (“Nareit,” “we,” “ us,” or “our”) respects your privacy and is committed to collecting and using your personal information in an open and transparent manner.

This Cookie Policy describes the use of cookies on our website,, and any other website where this Cookie Policy is posted or linked (collectively, the “ Site”). By continuing to use the Site, you are agreeing to the use of cookies for the purposes described in this Cookie Policy.


A “cookie” is a small text file placed on your browser by the websites that you visit. Cookies are used for various purposes, including to distinguish you from other users, make your site navigation more efficient, help remember your preferences, enhance your browsing experience, and improve the use and functionality of the Site. They can also enable the delivery of relevant and personalized advertisements to you.

Cookies can be distinguished on the basis of their origin as follows:

  • First-party cookies. These are cookies that are stored by the website you are visiting and allow website owners to remember your preferences/settings and perform other useful functions that provide a good user experience.
  • Third-party cookies. These are cookies that are stored by a domain other than that of the website you are visiting and are typically used for analytics and/or interest-based advertising purposes.

Additional information about the specific types of cookies used on the Site can be found below.


We (and our service providers and partners) use the following types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary/technical cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Site. They are usually set in response to actions taken by you, such as setting your preferences or filling in forms, and they are required to provide the Site or certain services or features.
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Cookies provided by third parties (including, for example, advertising networks, social media platforms, and analytics providers) may be placed on the Site. These cookies are likely to be analytics/performance cookies or targeting/advertising cookies.


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