We collect personal information when we provide our services to you, or a client requires us to collect information on their behalf. Generally, if appropriate, we will tell you why we are collecting personal information and how we plan to use it, or these things will be obvious when we collect the information.
If you are a client, or employed by a client, we usually collect personal information such as your business contact details, job title or position and your expertise and interests. Where relevant, we may ask you for other information – for example your membership of professional associations or boards or, in rare cases, financial information. We may collect other personal information in the course of providing legal services to you or your employer, or to someone else.
We generally only collect personal information from this website when it is provided voluntarily by you – for example, when you fill in a form.
When you visit this website or download information from it, our Internet Service Provider information from you.
We use your information to provide and market our services to you, to enhance and develop our relationship with you and to comply with certain laws and regulations. We may also disclose your information to service providers, agents and contractors from time to time to help us to provide our services to you or as otherwise required or authorised by law.
We handle personal information relying on the employee and related bodies corporate exemptions in thePrivacy Actwhere those exemptions are relevant.
We are bound by professional obligations of confidentiality and legal professional privilege. We will continue to treat and protect information we receive (including any personal information) in accordance with these obligations.
Personal information provided to us electronically is stored on servers located on the firm's premises. Physical storage of personal information will typically be in lockable cupboards and drawers on the firm's premises.
We use a variety of physical and electronic security measures, including restricting physical access to our offices, firewalls and secure databases to keep personal information secure from misuse, interference, loss or unauthorised use or disclosure.
The internet is not a secure environment. If you use the Internet to send us any information, including your email address, it is sent at your own risk. Our websites may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites.If you think that any information we hold about you is inaccurate, please contact us