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Cookie and Similar Technologies Policy

Last Updated: 24/05/2018

Introduction on cookies

Cookies are small text files containing a unqiue identifier that is stored on your computer or mobile device so that your device can be recognised when you are using our available websites ("services"). They can be used only for the duration of using the website ("session") or can be used to measure how you interact with our services and content over time. Cookies help us to provide important features and personalised functionality to improve your customer experience. For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Introduction on Tags & Pixels

Tags & Pixels can be, but not limited to, transparent images, iFrames or JavaScript that ourselves and third-party providers may use to understand and gather information on how users interact with our services online. These same services may also record anonymous information to include, but not limited to, device information, operating system details and/or your IP address in order for us to better understand your user experience.

How we utilise cookies to benefit your experience

Some cookies are essential for our services to function properly. In addition to this, these same cookies may be used to remember choicesyou have made to provide a more personalised experience.

Information on Essential Cookies

Name of cookie Purpose Necessary?
ASP.NET_SessionId Contains a unique identifier for your user session Yes

In addition to the functional cookies, we also utilise other cookies to personalise your user experience. These are optional cookies that provide functionality to primiarily stop pop up messages from appearing continually. Each of these cookies are optional but do assist in providing a better user experience.

Name of cookie Purpose
newcustomercancelled This stops the pop up from appearing on all pages about registering for a new account
auctionregistercancelled{Auction ID} This stops the pop up message from appearing about registering to an auction

Third Party Cookies operating on our Websites

We utilise several third-party providers that provide additional online services to us. This list is not exhaustive, but it does include key providers that we have had long term and established relationships with. To find out more about each of their cookie policies, please follow the respective links.

Online Marketing & Social Media

To personalise our online marketing advertisements shown toyou on other websites based on your interactions with our services we include cookies and similar technologies from the following partners.

Measurement & Analytical

To analyse how our online services are performing we utilise the following third party providers.

Customer Service & Customer Experience

For user assistance and customer service to aid with your customer journey to utilise the following third party providers.

Customer Communications

Alongside our other digital marketing/advertising services to better improve our communications with you we also offer services from the following providers.

Your choices when it comes to cookies

If you do not wish to install any cookies, you can change the settings within your browser to reject cookies. However, if you do this you may not be able to utilise some or all of online our services.

An alternative to disabling cookies is you can take advantage of the additional settings within your browsers such as Incognito, InPrivate or Private Browsing modes in the various browsers and any cookies are removed upon closure of the browser.

By using our website you agree for us to use cookies.

Contact us

This website is owned and operated by Simon Charles Auctioneers & Valuers Ltd.   If you have any questions about our cookies or this cookies policy, please contact us:

  1. by email (to dpo@simoncharles.com);
  2. by telephone (to +44 161 339 9449);
  3. by post (to Simon Charles Auctioneers & Valuers Ltd, Welkin Mill, Welkin Road, Bredbury, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 2BH).