Cookie Policy

This Cookies Policy applies to all products, applications and services offered by Goldberg Steele Associates for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulations (the Act).

We understand that protecting your privacy on the internet – particularly in the financial sector – is important. We have created this Cookies Policy to demonstrate our commitment to secure and trustworthy internet commerce and your privacy.

1. Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are transferred from our website, applications or services and stored on your device. We use cookies to help us provide you with a personalised service, and to help make our websites, applications and services better for you. Goldberg Steele Associates website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website and to help us improve our personalised services and make our website, applications and services more efficient.

Goldberg Steele Associates uses the following different types of Cookies:

Session Cookies

Temporary cookies that identify and track users within our websites, applications or services, which are deleted when you close your browser, or leave your session.

Persistent Cookies

Cookies that enable our website, applications or services to “remember” who you are and your preferences within our websites, applications or services and which will stay on your computer or device after you close your browser or leave your session in the application or service. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

Necessary Cookies

Cookies which are required for our websites, applications or services to function properly. Without these essential cookies, services you have specifically asked for cannot be provided (e.g. cookies that allow you to access secure areas of our website).

Functionality Cookies

Cookies which allow our websites, applications and services to remember choices you make such as your username language or the region you are in, and provide enhanced, more personal features.

They can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise and to provide services you have asked for. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised to stop any tracking of your browsing activity on other websites.

Performance Cookies

Performance Cookies (Analytics Cookies) allow us to collect information about how people use our website which enables us to improve it. For example, they allow us to collect information about which pages are the most and least popular and to understand how visitors move around the site. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our websites.

Forms related cookies

When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third-Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third-party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page. https://analytics.google.com/analytics/web/

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including;

List the social networks whose features you have integrated with your site, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

– Google Chrome
– Apple Safari
– Microsoft Edge
– Microsoft Internet Explorer
– Mozilla Firefox
– Opera

IP Address and Traffic Data

We keep a record of traffic data which is logged automatically by our servers, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, device information, the website that you visited before ours and the website you visit after leaving our site. We also collect some site, application and service statistics such as access rates, page hits and page views. We are not able to identify any individuals from traffic data or site statistics .

Browser local storage

Goldberg Steele Associates uses browser local storage within our Portal Application to store data which is utilised to enhance your experience and provide quicker responses.

2. How to disable Cookies

You can disable cookies on the website using the options provided by the website in the bottom right hand corner.

You may also be able to configure your browser or our website, application or service to restrict cookies or block all cookies if you wish. If you disable cookies you may find this affects your ability to use certain parts of our website, applications or services.

You can find more information about cookies and instructions on how to adjust your browser settings to accept, delete or reject cookies at www.youronlinechoices.com and www.allaboutcookies.org

3. Contact us

If you have any questions, comments, or queries, please contact the:

Data Protection Officer
Fairchild House, Redbourne Avenue, Finchley, London N3 2BP

Email us at info@goldbergsteele.co.uk

If you have a concern about the way in which we are collecting or using your personal information you may also contact the Information Commissioner’s Office directly at https://ico.org.uk/concerns