This is Ashford Privacy Policy.

Welcome to our website. Before you continue please read our privacy policy. If you’re happy and agree, continue to use our website. If not, then leave now we’ll be sorry to see you go.

>Video on way< known as ThisisAshford. Our privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website.

ThisisAshford is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified – for example website competitions or user subscriptions or user comments – when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement and our terms and conditions.

ThisisAshford 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 date shown.

We do not use ad-tracking cookies.

How we use cookies.
You can read our cookie policy here, it’s also listed under quick links on all pages. (in case you missed it).

We do use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used, for the purpose of our website analytics. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to user needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Note: We will also use google analytics in the future for this purpose and will update our policy when we do.
If you wish to opt out of google analytics that is being used by any website you visit , you can download a browser add-on from google here.

We use third party cookies for the use of automated anti spamming in form submissions – such as website competitions, user subscriptions or user comments. We use Akismet for this.

User submitted information is held on our servers only for the purpose of operating your account and the permissions you give. We do not share your personal information with anyone other than where legally required to do so.

Personal Information submitted and collected for competition purposes is deleted after the competition ends.

Personal information collected via user subscriptions is used only to operate the subscription service. If the subscription ends, the account user data is deleted either by user or by ThisisAshford.
We use Paypal as our payment processors so we do not hold any payment information on our servers.
You can view paypal’s UK privacy policy here

Information submitted for accounts created for user comments (if allowed) or newsletter subscription is used only for the purpose of operating your account.
The user may amend or change the information held at any time by logging in to their account.
User website accounts created for website comments/newsletters may be deleted by the user or ThisisAshford.

Information submitted by our contact page form (name, email and IP address) is retained only for the purpose of responding to the submitted form. All forms are deleted after response from ThisisAshford and no information is kept.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages users find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Control of your personal information.
For users that register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All registered users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Our website has been secured using SSL encryption (thats the little padlock you see before the https bit at the start of a website address)
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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.
Our Data Protection No. is ZA524842