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COOKIE POLICY

BACKGROUND

This website https://www.stoford.com (“Our Site”) uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, we are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using Our Site. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1 In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Cookie” means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our
Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when
you use certain features of Our Site;
“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic
Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU
Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation
(“GDPR”);
“Personal Data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable
person who can be directly or indirectly identified from
that data, as defined by EU Regulation 2016/679 General
Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);
“We/Us/Our” means Stoford Developments Limited, a private limited
company registered in England under company number 3192547,
whose registered and trading address is Lancaster House, 67
Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 1NQ.

2. Information About Us

2.1 Our Site is owned and operated by Stoford Developments Limited, a limited company registered in England under company number 3192547, whose registered address is Lancaster House, 67 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 1NQ and whose main trading address is Lancaster House, 67 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 1NQ.

2.2 Our VAT number is 670 4808 29.

2.3 Our Data Protection Officer is Clare Birdsell and can be contacted by email at mail@stoford.com, by telephone on 0121 234 6699, or by post at  Lancaster House, 67 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 1NQ.

3. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

3.1 Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to measure the performance of our website. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

3.2 By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site to remember saved preferences across Google websites for example preferred language, number of pages of search results to show. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.

3.3 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

3.3.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

3.3.2 Analytics Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

3.3.3 Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

3.3.4 Targeting Cookies

It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages and links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.

3.3.5 Third Party Cookies

Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).

3.3.6 Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

3.3.7 Session Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

3.4 Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire after 24 hours to 10 years.

3.5 For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy

https://www.stoford.com/privacy
.

3.6 For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

4. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

4.1 The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie Purpose & Type Strictly Necessary
_ga

Google Analytics

No

_gid

Google Analytics

No

_gat

Google Analytics

No

_1p_jar

Google Analytics

No

4.2 The following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie Purpose & Type Provider Strictly Necessary

SID

SAPISID APISID

SSID

HSID

NID

PREF

Google Maps

Google

Yes, used for map functionality.

HSID LOGIN_INFO PREF SAPISID SID SSID VISTOR_INFO1_LIVE YSC

This cookie is used by Google Analytics to analyse how
visitors find our website, how often they visit it, and
which pages are the most popular.

Google

No

1P_JAR, CONSENT, NID

This group sets a unique ID to remember your preferences
and other information such as website statistics and track
conversion rates.

Google

No

4.3 Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the [ products] AND/OR [services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

4.4 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.

4.5 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following
analytics Cookies:

Name of Cookie Purpose & Type Provider Strictly Necessary
_ga,

_gid,

_gat,

_1p_jar

Providing anonymous analytics information that we can use
to measure website performance.

Google

Yes

HSID LOGIN_INFO PREF SAPISID SID SSID VISTOR_INFO1_LIVE YSC

This cookie is used by Google Analytics to analyse how
visitors find our website, how often they visit it, and
which pages are the most popular.

Google

Yes

5. Consent and Control

5.1 When you first visit the site you will be shown a cookie notification bar at the bottom of your browser window. Continuing to use the website or clicking the accept and continue within the cookie button you are providing consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended. You will be given the opportunity to allow and/or deny different categories of Cookie
that We use. You can reset your Cookie preferences by clearing your cache.

5.2 In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

5.3 The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:


5.3.1 Google Chrome:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB

5.3.2 Microsoft Internet Explorer:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835

5.3.3 Microsoft Edge:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge

(Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but
Microsoft support will be able to assist)

5.3.4 Safari (macOS):

https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB

5.3.5 Safari (iOS):

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265

5.3.6 Mozilla Firefox:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences

5.3.7 Android:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en

(Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

6. Changes to this Cookie Policy

6.1 We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. [If We do so, details of the changes will be highlighted at the top of this page. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

6.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

7. Further Information

7.1 If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please contact Us at mail@stoford.com, by telephone on 0121 234 6699 or by post at  Stoford, Lancaster House, 67 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 1NQ.

7.2 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following

https://www.stoford.com/privacy

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