Web site privacy and terms


Privacy Policy

This is the privacy policy of  Ashton Cottages. ( “we”, “us”, “our”).

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from: 30th September 2012

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and contact information including email address and phone number if you use our contact form
  • Anonymous information about how you use our website

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To contact you in response to you using our contact form
  • Statistical analysis of the website performance and visitor numbers
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.

You can find more information about cookies at:

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website (if you have permissions).

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

A list of all the cookies by category, which might be set by this website (dependant on how you browse the site) is set out below.

Cookie Name Cookie Category Description Duration
wordpress_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user. This is only relevant for the website administrators. session
wordpress_logged_in_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user. This is only relevant for the website administrators. session
wordpress_test_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user. This is only relevant for the website administrators. session
wordpress_test_cookie 2 WordPress test cookie. This is only relevant for the website administrators. session
wp-settings- 1 WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. This is only relevant for the website administrators. 1 year
wp-settings-time- 2 WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. This is only relevant for the website administrators. 1 year
__atuvc 2 This cookie is created and read by our JavaScript in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. 2 years
__utma 2 This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like Days and Visits to purchase. 1 year
__utmb 2 __utmb is a Google Analytics cookie. It takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site. session
__utmc 2 __utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site. 30 mins
__utmz 2 Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine you used, what link you clicked on, what keyword you used, and where they were in the world when you accessed a website. 6 months
N_T 2 These cookies are used by Google to track usage of and enable their Google Maps functionality. 1 year
phpsession 2 Identifies common elements for faster loading times of each page. session
_ShowCookieIcon 1 Cookie Control user interface to remember your preference 3 months
_AllowCookies 1 Cookie Control user interface to remember your preference 3 months

 

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.

 If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. Thank you for visiting our site.

Terms of Use

Terms and Conditions of using our website

1. This is the website of Ashton Cottages, in these conditions we will refer to this business as (“we”,”us”,”our”).

2. A wide range of intellectual property rights are used in and relating to this website, including:

a. our trade marks and logos

b. the design, text, graphics and other content of the web pages on this website, together with all the web addresses associated with those web pages; and

c. all the software used in relation to this website.

3. We are either the owner or the authorised licensee of these intellectual property rights.

About these conditions

4. If you access or use any part of this website you agree to these conditions. If you do not want to agree to these conditions, do not access or use this website.

5. We may change these conditions at any time without giving you notice. Please check these conditions from time to time for any changes. By continuing to use the website you agree to all the changes we make to these conditions.

Using this website

6. We collect and use information in line with our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the way in which we collect and use your information.

7. You cannot use this website:

a. for any unlawful purpose;

b. to send spam;

c. to harm, threaten, abuse or harass another person, or in a way that invades someone’s privacy or is (in our reasonable opinion) offensive or is unacceptable or damaging to us, our customers or suppliers;

d. to create, check, confirm, update or amend your own or someone else’s databases, records, directories, customer lists, mailing or prospecting lists;

e. to tamper with, update or change any part of the website;

f. in a way that affects how it is run;

g. in a way that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionably large burden on us or our suppliers’ communications and technical systems as determined by us; or

h. using any automated means to monitor or copy the website or its content, or to interfere with or attempt to interfere with how the website works.

Disclaimers

8. You use the website at your own risk.

9. You should not rely on the website for advice.

10. As far as the relevant laws allow, we do not guarantee that:

a. there will be no problems with how you use the website; or

b. the computer or server you use to log on to the website is free of viruses or other harmful programs.

Limits to our liability

11. Under no circumstances will we, the owner and operator of this website, or any of it’s employees, officers or agents, or any other organisation involved in creating, producing, maintaining or distributing the website be liable for any loss of:

a. profits;

b. business or business opportunities;

c. savings you expect to make;

d. goodwill;

e. use of, or corruption to information; or

f. information.

12. If we do not keep to these conditions, they will only be liable for losses you have suffered as a direct result. We are not liable to you for any other losses whether such losses are because we have not kept to our obligations or contract, because of something we have done or not done in negligence, due to defamatory statements or liability for a product or otherwise as a result of:

a. using or relying on the website;

b. not being able to use the website;

c. any mistake, fault, failure to do something, missing information, or virus on the website or if it does not work properly because of incidents outside of our control such as (but not limited to) interruptions to communication and networks and circumstances beyond our control;

d. theft, destruction of information or someone getting access to our records, programs or services without our permission;

e. goods, products, services or information received through or advertised on any website which we link to from this website; or

f. any information, data, message or other material which you email, post, upload, reproduce, send, or otherwise distribute or receive using the website.

The whole agreement

13. These conditions make up the whole agreement between you and us in how you use the website. If a court decides that a condition is not valid, the rest of the conditions will still apply.

The law

14. The laws of England and Wales apply to your use of the website and these conditions. We control the website from within the United Kingdom. However, you can get access to the website from other places around the world. Although, these places may have different laws from the laws of England and Wales, by using the website you agree that the laws of England and Wales will apply to everything relating to you using the website and you agree to keep to these laws. We have the right to take you to court in the country you live in.

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