Cookie Policy

Please read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.


This website is operated by Gordons LLP of 1 New Augustus Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD1 5LL.


This cookie policy relates to your use of our website,

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties. These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate polices. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.


A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies on our website. These help us recognise you and your device, interact with you and store some information about your preferences or past actions.

For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of your internet service provider. This information helps us to build a profile of our users and interact with them. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, or


We will ask for your permission to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential or ‘strictly necessary’ for us to provide you with a service that you have requested (see below).

You can withdraw any consent to the use of cookies or manage any other cookie preferences (other than those deemed essential or ‘strictly necessary’) by using our privacy dashboard that appears at the bottom of any page on our website. You can see details of the cookies we use by clicking the ‘Settings’ button on that dashboard.

You can consent to all cookies by clicking the ‘Accept’ button on the dashboard or you can individually select the cookie categories you want to give us consent to place on your device by clicking the ‘Settings’ button, navigating through each tab and moving the slider from left to right (it will change in colour from grey to blue) and then clicking ‘Confirm My Choices’. It may be necessary to refresh the page for the updated settings to take effect.


The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:

Category Cookie Name Provider Purpose
Strictly Necessary OptanonConsent To determine whether you have accepted the cookie consent box. This ensures that the cookie consent box will not be presented again upon re-entry.


Strictly Necessary ASP.NET_SessionID To maintain an anonymous user session to enable you to navigate around the website.


Strictly Necessary ASP.NET_Session ID To maintain an anonymous user session to enable you to navigate around the website.


Strictly Necessary ASP.NET_SessionId


localhost To maintain an anonymous user session to enable you to navigate around the website.


Targeting Cookies


_gat_gtag_ xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx This cookie is linked to the Google Analytics service, which enables us to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance.


Targeting Cookies id This cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information.


Targeting Cookies NID Registers a unique ID that identifies your device if you are a returning user. The ID is used for target ads.


Targeting Cookies


APISID These cookies are used by Google to store user preferences and information when viewing pages with Google hosted content, such Google Maps.


Targeting Cookies


Targeting Cookies


Targeting Cookies


Targeting Cookies


HSID Google HSID and SID cookies are used together to block many types of attack, for example attempts to steal the content of online forms.

These contain digitally signed/encrypted details of your Google account ID and most recent sign-in time.


Targeting Cookies SID
Targeting Cookies


auth_token These cookies are set by Twitter to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.
Targeting Cookies


Targeting Cookies


Targeting Cookies


Targeting Cookies


Targeting Cookies


Targeting Cookies


Targeting Cookies __stid Registers a unique ID that identifies your device for return visits.


Performance Cookies


_gat These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.


Performance Cookies


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