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Cookies Policy

To give you the best possible experience, this site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For information on how to disable them, see below.

What are Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or other device when visiting this website. If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, tablet or mobile device, it may limit the effective operation of our website quotes and your experience.

Different types of Cookies

First party cookies

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

Session Cookies

This type of cookie is only active during a browsing session and are deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies that stored on the user's computer for a fixed period and are not deleted when the browser is closed. For example, they are used to store your preferences for the website, so that they are remembered for the next visit.

Below is a list of the main Cookies that we use and what we use them for

Session Cookie

A session cookie is used on the website to aid the insurance quote calculator feature. This cookie is session based and expires when the user closes their browser, or after twenty minutes of inactivity on the site. This cookie is considered critical for the running of the site. If disabled, a number of features would cease to function.

Persistent Cookies

Blog Comments

A blog comment cookie is used on the website to aid the feature for commenting and responding to blog posts. The cookie is stored in persistent storage on the visitor’s machine and expires after twelve months. If disabled, a number of features would cease to function.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a third party tool created by Google to track visitors to the website, understand how the website is being used, and to identify points that require improved user experience. A number of cookies are used by Google to track visitors across the website and to allow visitors to be tracked across subsequent visits. No sensitive data is stored in the cookie. The cookie is stored in persistent storage on the visitor’s machine and expires after twenty four months.

If you don't want to use Cookies

If you don’t want to receive cookies you can modify your browser settings. Use the 'Help' menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. You can also delete cookies that have already been set.

Alternatively, if you'd like to learn more about cookies visit http://www.aboutcookies.org

Privacy Policy

Schofields Ltd has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site.

Schofields Ltd is the sole owner of the information collected on www.schofields.ltd.uk. Schofields Ltd collects information from our users at several different points on our Web site, primarily via the online quotation and renewal facility.

Information Automatically Logged

Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site.

The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly. We will not transfer personal information outside the European Economic Area.

Online Forms

Our site uses Online Quotation forms, which enable customers to request a quote and obtain online insurance cover. We collect contact information, property details, financial information, and demographic information via the form. Data collected is used to process polices and forward information about our company. If we have trouble processing the proposal form, the information is used to contact the user.

Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services. We maintain strict security standards and procedures with a view to preventing unauthorised access to your data.

Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site, via Online Forms and every time you e-mail us your details. The information collected is only used for administration and marketing purposes by Schofields and is not passed on to third parties.

External Links

This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, Schofields Ltd, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.


Our users are given the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having their information used for marketing and promotional communications. Users who purchase insurance from us, but don't want any marketing material, can keep their email address off of our lists by emailing us with unsubscribe in the subject line. We will not e-mail you in the future unless you have given us your consent. We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, site security or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact the webmaster pschofield @ schofields.ltd.uk


This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information via the Web site, their information is protected both online and off-line.

When our online quotation/proposal form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL with 1024bit encryption. While on a secure page, such as our quotation or renewal form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to unlocked, or open, when users are just 'surfing'.

While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users' information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our accounts department or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information. ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our users' information is protected.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. Schofields Ltd cannot guarantee the security of any information you send to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Upon receiving transmitted data, we maintain strict security standards and procedures with a view to preventing unauthorised access to your data.

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