Site Terms, Cookies & Privacy

This is the website of PiperStafford (PS). By using this website the user agrees to be bound by its Site Terms, Cookies and Privacy and acknowledges that it contains proprietary intellectual property and copyright information, the terms of which are set out below. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use this Site. Users returning to this website are advised to check these terms of use as PS reserves the right to change them at any time without notice.

In these terms of use, the word “Site” shall mean the PS website and the phrase “the Service” shall mean the services and facilities made available through the Site.

Legal disclaimer
PS seeks to ensure that all the material on this Site is accurate and up-to-date. Nonetheless, the content of the Site is provided without any warranty or responsibility. You should not make significant decisions based on the information provided on this Site without obtaining appropriate independent advice.

PS, to the extent permissible by law, excludes all liability which may arise from your use of or reliance on the content of this Site or any linked website.

Privacy Policy
Our Privacy Policy is in line with the GDPR data protection laws. We take our data privacy responsibilities very seriously at PS and want you to understand and feel confident about how we collect, store and handle your personal data. Click here to view our Privacy Policy.

Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this Site and its owners participate on are subject to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform. This Site nor its owners will ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email. This Site may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

This Site uses a content management system called WordPress and WordPress use session cookies for non-logged in visitors to this Site. As this Site is built using WordPress, these cookies apply to users of this Site. A session cookie will expire at the end of the user session when the web browser is closed. If you wish to manually remove any cookies that have been set by this Site, you can clear the cookies using your browser’s settings. Cookies cannot access information stored elsewhere on your computer or cause any harm. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on this website. For more information from The Information Commissioner’s Office click here.

Google Analytics
This Site uses Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use and navigate this Site. PS use this information to analyse usage of the website so that we can continually work to add new features and improve your experience of it. The cookies collect information such as the number of visitors to the site, which pages they visited and whereabouts they came to the site from. This information is anonymous and cannot be used to identify you personally. Google will store this information. To view, Google’s privacy policy click here.

As a convenience to you, PS may provide, on this Site, links to Web sites operated by other entities. If you use these sites, you will leave this Site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. PS makes no warranty, endorsement or representation regarding, and does not endorse, any linked Web sites or the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon.

Copyright (©) & Intellectual Property (IP)
The copyright & IP in the contents of this Site is owned by or licensed to PS except where explicitly stated otherwise. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders. All Rights Reserved. On the occasion that PS allows limited reproduction of some of its text and images, where: 1. PS has granted explicit written permission 2. Text, graphics, photographs and other images may only be shown with an appropriate credit stating that the material is reproduced with the permission of PS and that PS owns the copyright in the material.

Prohibited Uses
You may not use the Site in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect. To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam). To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

The Site uses a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate to verify the Site identity to your browser and encrypt any data. You can check the Site is using SSL by the closed padlock symbol in your web browser’s address bar.

Loss or damage
Although care is taken to check and test material at all stages of production, PS cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst use material derived from this Site, howsoever caused.

Governing law
These terms of use and your use of the Site and/or the Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in connection with all matters relating thereto.