Cookie Policy

Our website is We take our visitors privacy very seriously. When you use our website, website servers will set cookies on your local device depending on the settings of your device’s browser.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer, mobile phone, or other device when you first visit a page. They are unique to your account or your browser. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until you or your browser delete them or until they expire. Our Use of Cookies We do not monitor these settings or the cookies and do not collect, store or process your cookies.

How we use cookies

Cookies are small files that require permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once agreed, the file is added and helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

How long do cookies last?

Cookies last for different lengths of time depending on what they are used for:

  • Session cookies: are temporary cookies and are only stored until you leave the website or when you close your web browser.
  • Persistent cookies: last for a fixed period, defined within the cookie, and allow the website to recognise the device again when the user returns to that website on that device.
Name First / Third Party Typical Content Expires
_ga Third Party - Google Analytics Used to throttle request rates 10 minutes
_gaBWM55WVH80 Third Party - Google Analytics Records whether visitors came from a search engine (and if so, the search keywords used), a link, or from no previous page (e.g. a bookmark) 6 months

Who sets the cookie?

First party cookies – set by the website that you are visiting and can only be read by that website.

Third party cookies – set by an organisation other than owner of the website. This might be for the purposes of website measurement.

How to manage cookies

Cookies can be managed within the settings of your web browser. Below is a list of common browsers and links through to help managing your cookie settings.

Google Chrome,

Apple Safari,

Microsoft Edge,

Note that these links will take you to other sites. Ringway Jacobs is not responsible for the information and the setting of cookies on these other sites.

Information on how to manage cookies can also be found using settings within other browsers.

You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies, to delete cookies or to be informed if a cookie is set. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our site.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. 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.

What to do if you are not happy

In the first instance you can ask for further information about our use of your personal information or complain about its use in the first instance, by contacting our Data Protection Officer at:

Ringway Jacobs, 101-105 Victoria house, Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM1 1JR. Email

If you have any concerns regarding our processing of your personal information or are not satisfied with our handling of any request by you in relation to your rights, you also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office.

Changes to this cookie policy

We will amend this cookie policy periodically to ensure it remains up to date and reflects how and why we use your personal data and new legal requirements.

Please visit our website to keep up to date with any changes. The current version will always be posted on our website.

This Cookie policy was last updated August 2020.

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