Cookie policy

What are cookies?

A “cookie” is a small piece of text stored on your computer or whatever device you use for the Internet. Cookies have many uses, but they are used to store information about you on your computer, or to help provide a service that you request.

How we use cookies

The cookies that ASH Chartered Surveyors use are there to enhance your experience on our sites, or to allow you to perform services you require. We do not use cookies to store information that identifies you as an individual, or pass information recorded in cookies to others. We encourage you to accept the cookies we use. Alternatively, you can amend your web browser settings to prevent cookies, but this may affect your use and the functionality of our sites and some features will not work if cookies are turned off or restricted.

To find out more about managing cookies on your computer, please refer to the following address:

Cookies that you might use

Session Cookies – These are used by our websites too store information about user page activities so users can easily pick up where they left off on the site. They are usually removed when the browser is closed.

Persistent Cookies – These are used to store user preferences. These changes make the site easier to navigate. These cookies expire after a certain period of time, or can be removed manually.

First Party – These are cookies issued from the site you are visiting.

Third Party – These are cookies issued that are different from the site you are visiting e.g. Twitter or Facebook feed on a page.

Cookies we use

Session & First Party – Stores transactional information only. We have deemed this as essential to the operation of the site. This cookie disappears when your browser closes.

Session & First Party – Used by Google Analytics to tract user count of visits to a site, when a first visit was and a last visit. Persistent, lasts for 2 years.

Session & First Party – Used by Google Analytics to track exactly when a user visits a site. Persistent, lasts for 30 minutes.

Session & First Party – Used by Google Analytics to track exactly when a user leaves a site. Session only, expires on browser quit.

Session & First Party – Used by Google Analytics to track how a user got to our site, what link was used, what part of the World. Persistent, lasts for 6 months.

We use Google Analytics cookies to hold information about your visit to our sites. This helps us to better identify what products are selling better and what people are looking for most.

If you do not wish us to do this, you may either remove the cookies, or opt out of the Analytics service by installing an add-on for your browser. This can be found at


ASH & Co CS LLP is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner. Our registration number is Z1075690.

We will treat all the personal information we hold about you as private and confidential. We will not reveal any details about you to anyone not connected with ASH Chartered Surveyors, unless:

  • you ask us to reveal the information, or if we have your permission to do so, or
  • there is a legal reason to do so, or
  • there is a duty to other people to reveal the information.

Subject access request

You have the right under the Data Protection Act to see the personal records we hold about you. If you want to see your records please write to:

ASH Chartered Surveyors

3 Pullman Court
Great Western Road

It will speed up our reply if you include your full name and address plus any previous names or addresses we may have for you. Make sure your letter is signed. We may make a small charge for this service.