Privacy & Cookies

At The Benyon Estate, we guarantee our commitment to respecting and protecting your online privacy.

This includes your need and your right to know what we do with the personal information you share with us. It also guides our company’s policies regarding the management of this data, including how the information is collected, processed, and for what purposes. By accessing this website and pages, you are consenting to the way information is collected and used, as described within this Privacy Policy. In return, The Benyon Estate gives the commitment that we will use the personal data you provide only in ways that are compatible with the following Privacy Policy.

The collection of information

Every time you log on to our website your IP (Internet Protocol) address registers on our servers. Your IP address reveals no information other than the number assigned to you. We do not use this technology to get any personal data against your knowledge or free will (i.e., automatically recording e-mail addresses of visitors). Nor do we use it for any purpose other than to help us monitor traffic on our website, or (in case of criminal activity or misuse of our information) to cooperate with law enforcement.

Our Use of Cookies

Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products AND/OR services. By using Our Site you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site for Google Maps. In addition, Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google, which also use Cookies. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling Us to better understand how people use Our Site. Cookies used on our site are listed below.

In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.

It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

First party Cookies:

Cookie Name: laravel_session

Description: Cookie used to identify a session instance for the user

Expiration Time: 2 hours

Cookie Name: XSRF-TOKEN

Description: Cookie used to help prevent Cross-site request forgery 

Expiration Time: 2 hours

Third Party Cookies:

Cookies set by Google Analytics (analytics.js)

Cookie Name: _ga

Description: Used to distinguish users.

Expiration Time: 2 years.

Cookie Name: _gid

Description: Used to distinguish users.

Expiration Time: 24 hours.

Cookie Name: _gat

Description: Used to throttle request rate.

Expiration Time: 1 minute.

Cookie Name: AMP_TOKEN

Description: Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.

Expiration Time: 30 seconds to 1 year.

Cookie Name: _gac_

Description: Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Click here to learn more.

Expiration Time: 90 days.

Cookies set by Google Analytics (ga.js)

Cookie Name: __utma

Description: Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Default Expiration Time: 2 years from set/update.

Cookie Name: __utmt

Description: Used to throttle request rate.

Default Expiration Time: 10 minutes.

Cookie Name: __utmb

Description: Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Default Expiration Time: 30 mins from set/update.

Cookie Name: __utmc

Description: Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

Default Expiration Time: End of browser session.

Cookie Name: __utmz

Description: Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Default Expiration Time: 6 months from set/update.

Cookie Name: __utmv

Description: Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Default Expiration Time: 2 years from set/update.