This privacy policy sets out how Ottery Auction Rooms uses and protects any information that you give Ottery Auction Rooms when you use this website.

Ottery Auction Rooms is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Ottery Auction Rooms may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 26th March 2013

What we collect:

We may collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email, address,  & telephone numbers

What we do with the information we gather:

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • We may use the information to improve our services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about Ottery Auction Rooms which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


How we use cookies:

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

The information below provides an overview of all the cookies used by our website, the purpose of the cookie, and how you can find out further information about each cookie along with information on how to delete it.

You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking “help” on your browser’s menu, or by using the browser links provided below. You can also find information in our cookies table below regarding disabling specific cookies. However, please be aware that should you choose to disable cookies it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website and some of the website may fail to work.

Controlling Cookies through your web browser:

Your own web browser also has the power to allow, disallow or completely disable cookies. Please click on the browser you use below to read more on how to control cookies.

Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Internet Explorer 9

Description of Categories of Cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies: Allows you to move around the website and use essential features like secure areas, shopping baskets and online billing. These cookies don’t gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet. We don’t require your consent to set these cookies.

Performance Cookies: Collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance most visited pages. They do not collect information which identifies visitors personally. They help improve how our website works.

Functional Cookies: Allow the website to remember user choices – e.g. region or language, and also provide enhanced personal features (e.g. providing a service like commenting on a blog.) They do not collect information which identifies visitors personally. They help improve your user experience and the way our website works.


This is a list of the main cookies set by the Ottery Auction Rooms website, and what each is used for:

Cookie Name Category Used By Description
Joomla unique name (32 chars long) Strictly Necessary Cookies Session Cookie: Used internally to control the visitors session preferences & expires at the end of your browser session.


Cookie Name Category: Used By Description
Performance Cookies Google Analytics: all areas of the site

Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from geographically, and the pages they have visited, the devices and browsers the visitor is using.
How to reject or delete these cookies


Cookie Name Category: Used By Description
bb2_screener Other Cookies BB2 Screener
This cookie is solely used for the security of the website and is not used for marketing purposes. The cookie, which expires at the end of your browser session, records your IP address and the time of your most recent visit. It is used to determine whether a request comes from a spammer who is rotating through different IP address.  In order to ensure your security, our pages perform so-called “token checks”, making it extremely difficult for automated software (“bots”) to send unsolicited messages (“spam”) to this site. If you opt out of this site’s cookie, then this site is unlikely to work properly. This is a technical limitation which cannot be overcome

Useful Sites:

Information Commissioner’s Office

All About Cookies

Links to other websites:

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information:

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • if you do not want us to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at email

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to: Ottery Auction Rooms, 30/32 Finnimore Industrial Estate, Ottery St Mary, Devon. EX11 1NR.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above 30/32 Finnimore Industrial Estate, Ottery St Mary, Devon. EX11 1NR. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.