Privacy Policy

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

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.

Personal information

If you have not registered as a user on this website, the only information we may collect about you personally is what you choose to tell us via one of the Contact forms. This may include your name and contact details, including telephone number and email and postal addresses. We will only use this information to reply to your contact message. We may forward your message to someone in the Sibfords who we think may be better placed to answer your query. We will ask them to protect your privacy in the same way that we do, but we are not responsible for their actions.

If you have registered as a user, you will have supplied us with a user name of your choice and your email address. We may use the email address to contact you in connection with your use of this website. Your user name may be published on the website, but your email address will not be. Other users of the website may send you an email via one of our contact forms, but they will not know your email address unless you choose to reply to that email.

Cookies

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites. Our websites use cookies, as almost all websites do, to help us provide you with the best experience we can. We do not use cookies to collect any information that allows us to identify a visitor.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on the software that you are using to view our websites (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our websites, to mean that you consent to our use of cookies as described below.

Anonymous visitor statistics cookies

With the help of Google Analytics, we use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our websites, what types of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows, desktop or smartphone), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at, etc. This helps us to continuously improve our websites. The data we collect in this way is anonymised, making it impossible for us (or Google) to derive any personal information.

Third party cookies

A "third-party" cookie is one which is set by a website other than the one you are currently viewing. This usually occurs when a website makes use of a service provided by another website, such as a social media feed or playing a video. We do not make use of social media; we do embed videos, but we do this in a way that does not generate third-party cookies.

Turning Cookies Off

Turning off cookies altogether will limit what you can do on many websites. However, if your main concern is to stop your website usage being monitored by advertisers and other third parties, you can go a long way towards achieving this by turning on the Do Not Track option and disabling third-party cookies, in your browser. You can learn how to do this here.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites of interest. When you click on one of these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the destination website. You should exercise caution and review the privacy or cookie policy of the website in question.

Controlling 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 by contacting us. Information will usually be provided free of charge unless we consider the request unfounded, excessive or repetitive in which case there will be a small charge for each request.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.