Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains how Payne & Son (Goldsmiths) Ltd (“Company”, “we”, “us” and “our”) uses cookies and similar technologies when you visit our website  Our website uses cookies to collect information and enhance your experience on our website.  By continuing to use means you agree to our use if cookies unless you disable them using your browser settings.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small data files that is download onto to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.  They are widely used in order to make websites work or work more efficiently as well as provide information to the owners of the site.  They are used also to improve the user experience.
Cookies set by the website owner (in this case Payne & Son (Goldsmiths) Ltd) are called “first party cookies”.  Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”.  Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. advertising, interactive content and analytics).  The parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
Why do we use cookies?
We use first and third party cookies for several reasons.  Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our website to operate, and we refer to these as “strictly necessary” cookies.  Other cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the users experience.  Third parties serve cookies through our website for advertising, analytics and other purposes.
How can I control cookies?
You have the right to control the use of cookies on our website.  When you first enter our website, you will be shown a pop-up cookie notification banner.  The banner informs the user that our site uses cookies.  When you click ‘Accept & Close’ on the banner, we deem you to have consented to non-essential cookies unless you have disabled them using your browser settings.
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browsing settings to reject cookies.  How to disable cookies will depend on the wed browser being used.  Details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below:
Microsoft Edge
  1. Choose ‘Settings’
  2. Click on ‘Cookies and site permissions’
  3. Select ‘Manage and delete cookies and site data’
Google Chrome
  1. Choose ‘Settings’
  2. Click on ‘ Privacy and security’
  3. Click on ‘Site settings’
  4. Select ‘Cookies’
  1. Choose ‘Settings’
  2. Click on ‘Safari’
  3. Select ‘ Privacy & security’
  4. Click ‘Block Cookies’
Mozilla Firefox
  1. Choose ‘Tools’ then ‘Settings’
  2. Click on ‘Privacy and security’
  3. Go to the ‘Cookies and site data’ section
Opera 6.0
  1. Choose ‘Settings’
  2. Click ‘Advanced’
  3. Click ‘Privacy and security’
  4. Select ‘Cookies and site data’
If you choose to disable cookies you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted.  For more information about cookies and how to disable them please visit
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
Browser session cookie
This cookie is set by the website when a user visits the site and is an essential cookie for the operation of the website.
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These cookies are used to provide fraud protection when card payments are being processed through the website.
Analytics cookies
These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or to help us customize our website for you.
Google Analytics
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site.  We use the information to help us improve the site.  The cookies collect information in anonymous form including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from and the pages they have visited.
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Marketing cookies
These cookies are used to make advertising more relevant to you.  The are used to track visitors across websites.  The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
Google AdWords
This cookie is used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.
Third party cookies
Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a website other than the one you are currently on.  We do not have any control over they way that these websites use your data.  For more information on these cookies and how to disable them, please see the third party’s individual privacy policy.
If you share content from the website on social networks, such as Facebook and Instagram you may be sent cookies from these websites.  We do not have any control over the settings of these cookies, please go to the third party websites for more information about how to manage them.
Links to other websites
Our website contains links to other websites.  Once these links have been used to leave our website we do not have any control over the other website.  We are not responsible for any cookies that they use or for the protection and privacy of any information provided by the user when visiting such sites.  Please refer to the privacy policies of these websites for more information on how they use your information and how to manage them.
Updates to this cookie policy
We may update this cookie policy from time to time in order to reflect changes to the cookies we use or for the other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.  Please therefore re-visit this cookie policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.
Where can I get further information
If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please contact us by post or email at the following addresses:
  The Data Controller
        Payne & Son (Goldsmiths) Ltd
        131 High Street
        OX1 4DH