We take your privacy very seriously and we are committed to our User’s privacy and the full disclosure of our information gathering, dissemination and storage practices is evidence of that commitment. The data we collect is not sold, traded or made accessible in any way to any other company.
1. We may collect and process the following information about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website (the “Site”). This may include personal details like Name, Address, Gender, Age, Employment, Telephone number, Email Address, and other relevant user information required and thereafter provided through the Site;
- A record of that correspondence between yourself and us;
- Information provided by you requested by us; and/or
- Details of your visits to the Site, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise.
2. IP addresses and cookies
2.1 The Site and its sub domains may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify you or any individual.
2.2 The Site and its sub domains may obtain information about your general internet usage and movement through the Site by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve the Site, to personalise delivery of content, to facilitate quick logins, to speed up searches, to estimate our audience size and usage pattern, and to better understand how visitors negotiate the Site structure and its content.
3. Where we store your personal information
3.2 Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
3.3 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site, and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
4. Uses made of the information
4.1 The Site collects user information. The user information that we collect is not sold, traded or made accessible in any way to any other company or organisation. By providing this information, users automatically consent to the use of the information by us for the purpose of identifying the user, obtaining their contact details, obtaining the information and documentation regarding their enquiry.
5. Disclosure of your information
5.1 We shall only disclose your personal information to persons within the practice for the purposes of the provision of the legal services requested, where no conflict of interest of risk to the duty of confidentiality exists.
5.2 We shall not disclose your personal information to any other persons or entities under any circumstances.
6.1 The Site and its sub-domains may, from time to time, contain links to and from external websites. The privacy practices of these organisations are outside our control. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check their policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
7. Access/Changes to information
7.1 You have the right to access information held about you. You also have the right to request the modification or updating of your information if at any time your circumstances change.
7.2 Please email any such requests to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do everything it can to adhere to your request.
8.1 We may at times receive information or stories from users about its services with the intention of posting them on the Site. Users are advised that the information they are submitting becomes public information and we reserve the right to edit the information as required.
8.2 The copyright of any words and/or images submitted by a user in this regard will remain the property of the user, subject to a general, irrevocable, worldwide licence granted by the user to us to use the words and/or images for the purposes of testimonials on our Site and in other material in our sole discretion.
9.1 We shall not be liable for any of the following in respect of personal information held by us: corruption of data files regarding the information; inadvertent release of personal information beyond our control; personal information illegally obtained by computer hacking; and/or personal information obtained by any third party beyond our control.
11. Jurisdiction and Applicable Law