Personal Data Protection

Hitchin & Bayford will not disclose, sell, market or transfer your personal information to other companies, institutions, or any third parties without your explicit consent. In the course of working for you, Hitchin & Bayford may have to disclose or pass on data to our associates, partners or collaborators. If this is the case, you will be informed in advance. We may also have to disclose, communicate or pass on information required by law where this is a legal requirement of the jurisdiction where we are conducting business.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading personal images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

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Hitchin & Bayford reserves the right to use and use cookies on this website. By accessing the website, you accept the terms and conditions of the website including the deployment and use of the cookie to obtain reasonable information for the improvement of our services to our customers. Hitchin & Bayford exclude responsibilities and liabilities from any loss or damages the may arise, whether in contract, tort or any other legal means, from the use of the cookie
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


Hitchin & Bayford do not accept any risk or losses resulting from accessing or use of this website. You full accept all risks, responsibilities and liabilities for losses, damages, costs and other consequences resulting directly or indirectly from using this website, materials or any information extracted or available from it. All liabilities, consequential or direct, whether in contract, tort or other circumstance, arising from the use of this website are absolutely and completely excluded by Hitchin & Bayford.

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