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Hugh Jones Solicitors takes issues of privacy seriously and we take great care to protect the personal information of clients, professional colleagues, suppliers and employees.
In this policy we will set out:
Which personal information we may collect from or about you;
How that information may be use
How that information is kept secure
Your rights in respect of your personal information
Third party websites
Any links we may provide from our website to a third party website, are provided for your convenience. However, we are not responsible for the privacy and security of such websites
Which personal information we may collect from or about you
As a part of provision of services for you, we may collect personal information about you from telephone conversations, emails and written communications as well as face to face meetings. We keep records of your contact details and any work we do for you. We will also record any information we have about any disability or health need you may have so as to ensure your safety if meeting with you at our premises or making appropriate arrangements for you in the course of our work for you.
Cookies are small files placed on your browsing device when you visit the website. They help us monitor our website traffic using Google analytics and similar web software. To ensure you get the best from our website, we advise that users keep cookies active on their machine whilst visiting our website.
What are cookies used for on our site?
Google Analytics enable us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time.
We do not share information from Cookies with any third parties or store the information outside Google analytics.
You can restrict or block the cookies used on our website through your browser settings but this will reduce the quality of your user experience. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/ which provides directions on how to block cookies on all major browsers. This site also explains how you can delete cookies that have already been stored on your computer as well as general information about cookies.
You should be aware though that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the websites you visit.
Use of your personal information
All personal information that we obtain about you will be held, used and protected by us in accordance with the law on data protection.
We will primarily use your personal information to provide our services to you, to administer any account you have with us (including tracing and collecting any debts), and for fraud prevention purposes (for example to verify your identity to comply with our money laundering obligations).
We may also use your information, for example, to improve the quality of the services we offer and for market research.
Disclosure of your personal information
We will not normally share your personal information with any other organisation, however, some of your chosen services and events may be provided by or held at premises of third parties and we may need to provide limited information to them to enable you to take part.
Occasionally, we may need to appoint other organisations to carry out some activities on our behalf and in those cases we will ensure that your information is properly protected.
From time to time we would like to send you copies of newsletters and information about our services and invitations to events by mail, email or phone where you have given prior consent. If you prefer not to receive information from us, please contact either your main contact at Hugh Jones Solicitors or email or write to us at the address shown below. You can change your mind at any time.
Except in the context of any services we provide on instructions, we would not usually expect to transfer your personal information outside of the European Economic Area. However, if this does become necessary we will take proper steps to ensure that your information is properly protected, so far as is possible.
We have security procedures in place to ensure that our paper and computer systems and databases are protected against unauthorised use, unauthorised processing, accidental loss and damage.
Your rights to access your personal information
You have the right see the information held about you and you can ask us to change it to ensure it is up to date. We are entitled to charge a small fee, currently £10, towards the cost of administering any request. Any request should be made to our Data Protection Officer via the contact details below:
Data Protection Officer
Hugh Jones Solicitors
2, The Malthouse
Deva City Office Park
Manchester M3 7BD
Hugh Jones Solicitors is the trading name of H. A. S. Jones Limited, a limited company incorporated in England and Wales (Registered number: 08252185). Registered office: 2, The Malthouse, Deva City Office Park, Trinity Way, Manchester M3 7BD.
Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, ref. no 573553.