Nicholsons – Privacy Policy and Data Protection Act

Nicholsons maintains records of customers’ names and addresses and business transactions on computer. Use of these is governed by the Data Protection Act 1998.

As Nicholsons undertakes not to pass on any of its records to any third party, Nicholsons is exempt from any obligation to register with the Data Protection Registrar. However, if you would like Nicholsons to delete your details from our main office data base, this can be carried out at the end of our financial year (end of July). However, doing so will prevent Nicholsons from sending you any of our catalogues, newsletters and brochures etc. in the future.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is information stored in a file placed on your computer’s hard disc through your web browser. Your browser allows you to decide if you want to accept cookies or not. There are two types: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary and are cleared out by your browser when it shuts down. They are used to remember you as you interact with the site on a single visit. Persistent cookies last for a longer period of time which depends on the lifetime of the cookie and is stored as part of the cookie file. Typically they are used to remember information on a return visit. Further explanation about cookies is available from

We use Google Analytics to help analyse the use of our web site. 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 to the site from and the pages they visited. For further information see Google Analytics privacy statement.

Refusing to accept a cookie will not stop you visiting the Nicholsons web site.