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1. Introduction

This cookie notice applies to your use of the website, www.ashfords.co.uk which is operated by Ashfords LLP (“Ashfords”, “we”, “us” or “our”). We are a limited liability partnership incorporated under English law with registered office at Ashford House, Grenadier Road, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3LH.

This notice applies to the use of cookies as well as tracking pixels and similar technology (collectively "Cookies") that we (or our service providers) may use when you interact with our website or when we communicate with you.

This notice should be read together with our Privacy Notice which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by third parties that may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate notices. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please ensure that you read their privacy and cookie notices.

2. What is a cookie?

A Cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website or when you open communications from us that is either placed by us or a third party. Cookies can help recognise you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions.

Some Cookies remain on your device only whilst your browser is active (known as ‘session cookies’), whereas others remain for a set period of time (known as ‘persistent cookies’). Details of the Cookies that we use are set out in the section ‘What type of Cookies do we useand how long do they last?’ below.

We will ask for your permission to place Cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential or strictly necessary for us to provide you with a service that you have requested or to be able to use and navigate our website.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

3. What type of Cookies do we use and how long do they last?

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies enable the core functionality of our website, such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions and the website may not operate properly.

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies collect information about how you use our website (such as what pages you visit, how you navigate the site and the content you look at). Analytical cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.

Functional Cookies

Functional cookies remember the choices you make about our website, as well as providing enhanced features (such as video playback). Functional cookies may be set by us or third parties providers where their services are provided on our website (e.g. YouTube). If you disable these cookies, certain features of our website may not operate properly.

Please note that we do not use Marketing and Advertising Cookies on our website.

Name

Domain setting the Cookie

Purpose

Set by

Duration

Strictly Necessary Cookies

__cfduid

bootstrapcdn.com

Strictly Necessary: Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

bootstrapcdn.com

30 days

__RequestVerificationToken

Ashfords.co.uk

Strictly Necessary: Security (helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks). This is used to ensure that submission forms submitted are not made by automated users (such as robots). No personal information is collected through this cookie.

Ashfords

Session

ASP.NET_SessionId

Ashfords.co.uk

Strictly Necessary: this preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.

Ashfords

Session

Email link click tracking

Vuture

Strictly Necessary: when you click on links within emails we may send to you, Vuture records that you have clicked the link, as well as your IP address. These links cannot read information from, or write information to, your computer and are necessary so that we can track things such as event RSVPs and unsubscribe requests. This link click tracking operates through our marketing communications, independently of our website.

Vuture

Only the link click action is recorded

Analytical Cookies

_ga

ashfords.co.uk

Analytics: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Ashfords

2 years

_gat

ashfords.co.uk

Analytics: This is a standard tool used as part of the Google Analytics cookie to limit the data collected to ensure that the website is not overloaded.

Google

2 years

_gid

ashfords.co.uk

Analytics: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Ashfords

1 day

ads/ga-audiences

Google.com

Analytics: Used by Google Ad Word s to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's on line behaviour across websites.

Google

Session

Functional Cookies

yt.innertube::nextId

www.youtube.com

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

HTML

Persistent

yt.innertube::requests

www.youtube.com

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

HTML

Persistent

yt-remote-cast-installed

youtube-nocookie.com

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

YouTube

Session

yt-remote-connected-devices

youtube-nocookie.com

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

YouTube

Session

yt-remote-device-id

youtube-nocookie.com

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

YouTube

Session

yt-remote-fast-check-period

youtube-nocookie.com

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

YouTube

Session

yt-remote-session-app

youtube-nocookie.com

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

YouTube

Session

yt-remote-session-name

youtube-nocookie.com

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

YouTube

Session

4. How do I change my cookie settings?

You can amend your cookie settings any time, by navigating to ‘Edit Cookies Preferences’ within the footer of our website. Please note that, to give your consent to cookies other than Strictly Necessary Cookies you will need to click ‘Accept Recommended’ on the cookie consent banner which will turn on the non-essential cookies. To retract your consent you will need to visit the ‘Edit Cookies Preferences’ and update your preference to ‘OFF’. Any update to your preferences will not be applied until you click ’Save and Close’.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website, or alternatively go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.

5. How to contact us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Notice are welcomed and should be addressed to Risk & Compliance, Ashford House, Grenadier Rd, Exeter EX1 3LH or by email to Risk&Compliance@ashfords.co.uk

From 1st January 2021, if you are based in the EEA you may contact our authorised representative:

Contact: Data Protection Officer

Address:

CORNET VINCENT SEGUREL
251 bd Pereire – 75852 Paris
France 

Email: rgpd@cvs-avocats.com

Please ensure that in any correspondence to our authorised representative, you ensure that Ashfords LLP is clearly referenced in the subject heading.

Changes to this notice

This notice was published on 27 April 2018 and last updated on 6 July 2021.

We may change this notice from time to time by publishing the new version on this web page. You can obtain previous versions of our cookie notice by contacting website@ashfords.co.uk.

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