The author of this website is committed to protecting and preserving your privacy by employing technology that is dedicated at all times to safeguarding your personal data or other information.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms & Conditions, explains how any personal data that you provide is collected, retained or used.

By using this website you consent to the data practices described in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy will be updated from time to time and any changes to it will be provided here, so please do review it regularly.

The author is a Data Controller authorised and registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 by the Information Commissioners Office.

Information Collection

Visiting this website may result in collection and processing of the following personal data:

  • Details of your visits to this website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communications.
  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as when you registered for information or when you purchase legal services.
  • Information provided when you communicate with the author or website. In addition please be aware that records will be kept of all email and other communications.

Use of Cookies

On occasion information may be gathered regarding your computer whilst you visit this website.  This enables improvements to be made to the website and to the services provided.  In particular this permits statistical information to be obtained regarding the use of this website.

Such information will not identify you personally and is limited to statistical data about visitors and their use of the website. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.

Similarly information may be gathered about your general internet use by using a cookie file.  Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help to improve this website and the services provided.

All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies.  Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.

Websites owned or operated by third parties that may be accessed by or through this website may also use cookies.  The author of this website has no control over this and accepts no liability for any loss or damage caused to any visitor as a consequence of the use of cookies by any third party website.  All visitors to this website are hereby warned that by clicking on any link to a third party website, such cookies (if used) may be downloaded onto their computer.

Use of Your Information

Any information that is collected or retained relating to you is primarily used to enable the author to provide services to you.  Additionally information may be used for the following purposes:

  • To provide you with requested information relating to products or services;
  • To provide information about other services which may be of interest to you;
  • To satisfy contractual commitments owed to you;
  • To notify you of changes to this website or of relevant changes to the law;

If you are a previous visitor to this website or you are an existing client, you may be contacted with information about services similar to those which were the subject of your previous contact.

Your data will not be used, nor will any third party be permitted, to use your data, so that you can be contacted with information about unrelated goods or services.

Please be assured that your information will not be placed on any mailing list and nor will you receive any unsolicited material from the author without your prior permission or consent.

If you are a new client or visitor to this website, then you will only be contacted by a third party acting with the permission of the author, when you have expressly provided your consent to such contact and only by those means that you have provided consent for.

If you do not want the author or any third party to use your data then you are entitled to withhold your consent to this at any time by informing the author of your decision in writing.

Please be advised that without your express consent no information about identifiable individuals will be revealed to any third party unless the same is required by court order or by statute.

Third Party Links

You might find links to third party websites on this website. These third party websites will have their own privacy policies which you should check. No responsibility or liability can be accepted for their policies whatsoever as the author has no control over them.

Storing your Personal Data

Any personal data that is collected from you will not be transferred to locations outside of the European Economic Area for processing and storing.  Also, said personal data will not be processed by staff operating outside the European Economic Area.

Data that is provided by you will be stored securely.  Your personal information will be secured against unauthorised access, use or disclosure.  All personally identifiable information is secured at all times on computers and servers held in a secure environment that is protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. 

Visitors to this website are reminded that the transmission of information via the internet and by email is not completely secure and therefore the security of any data sent electronically can never be guaranteed. As a consequence the transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk.  Further should you ever be given (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of this website, you are solely responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Changes to this Statement

This Statement / Policy of Privacy will occasionally be updated in order to reflect any legal changes that occur and client or visitor feedback that is received. You are encouraged to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how your information is being protected.

Access To Information

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that is held about you. Please note that any demand for access may be subject to payment of a fee of £10 which covers the cost of providing you with the information requested. Should you wish to receive details of the personal data held about you then please make contact.

Contact and Queries

Any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed.

Please do not hesitate to make contact by using the Contact Form or Telephone number.

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