The content of this statement details the way in which we may go about collecting and using information about you through your use of our website. In the event that you have any questions with regard to our privacy policies, want to be able to see the information we hold on record about you, or believe the information we currently hold about you could require correcting, want to delete all or part of it or to legitimately object to its processing, please send us an e-mail to email@example.com now.
In much the same way as the majority of other websites on the internet today, we monitor our website’s visitors to ensure ease of navigating, identify what areas of the website visitors find to be of particular interest and to generally provide for the improvement of both the operation of the website and the provision of the services that we offer at any given times. Nevertheless, you are advised that any information that we collect as part of the completion of this process will in no way provide for your identification as an individual UNLESS you voluntarily provide us with your contact information via one of the forms that are available for this purpose upon the website.
There is also the possibility that our records will serve to identify organisations that visit our website and we could look to utilise that information for the purpose of providing for the management of our relationships with said organisations. As with the majority of websites that currently exist on the internet, cookies (i.e. small data files downloaded to your computer to recognise it has previously visited the web site before) are utilised on our website. Cookies are not utilised for the purpose of identifying you directly or indirectly: they are meant to improve your experience of Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services website; although you can set your Internet browser (see the ‘Help’ section of your website to find out more) to not automatically download cookies and it will not stop you from using our website.
Our Contact Form on this website invites you to submit some of your personal information (including your contact details) which will, of course, serve to identify you to us. The purpose behind your being asked to provide us with your personal information is clear and we also show you the aspects of the requested information that are considered to be fundamental for the aforementioned purpose and what is considered to be optional. In the event that we propose to utilise the personal information that you provide to us to be able to send you information and/or materials from Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services about events or legal developments that could potential interest you beyond what you have specifically requested, we provide you with the chance to let us know you do not want to receive such information by ticking a box on the aforementioned Contact Form. You are also advised that you are able to let us know your individual preferences by e-mailing us via firstname.lastname@example.org, telephoning us on 01376 348 997 or writing to us at 4 Conan Doyle Close, Braintree, Essex, CM7 1BE.
Your personal information will not be used for purposes that were unclear at the time that you provided your details, and you will not disclose this personal information outside of Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services, aside from in some limited circumstances, such as with your agreement or in the even that the law obliges you to do so.
You are advised that the information materials and opinions that are included on this website are considered to be only for general information only, are not in any way meant to be taken as legal or professional advice, and is not to be either relied upon or to be be considered to be a substitute for particular advice that is considered to be appropriate for specific circumstances. Additionally, Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services takes no responsibility for any loss that could potentially arise from looking to rely upon any of the information or other materials that are published on our website. In the event that you would like to find out more about the information or other materials that are published on Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services website, please contact us now via email@example.com.
Certain parts of Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services website link to external internet websites, and other external internet websites could link to this website. With this in mind, you are advised that Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services bears no responsibility for the content of any external internet websites.
As has already been identified earlier in the course of this Privacy Statement, the information and materials that are included on Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services website are not meant for legal or other professional advice, since they are solely meant for general information purposes. With this in mind, Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services does not accept any responsibility for any loss that could potentially arise from your reliance upon and of the information and/or other materials that published on this site.
All of the information and materials that are published on Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services website are, unless otherwise stated, considered to be the Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services copyright works. However, it is considered to be acceptable to make copies of any of the information and/or materials published on our website that you have an interest in for your own personal use. Additionally, it is also considered to be acceptable to provide occasional copies to other individuals solely for the purpose of information so long as this is done free of charge and the copies that are made do not make up a significant amount of the content website. In the event that you choose to make any copies of the information and/or materials presented on Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services website for yourself or anyone else, the published materials content and the copyright notices need to remain intact, the contents communication should not be in any way misleading or inaccurate and a copy of this notice needs to accompany any information and/or materials copies that you provide to other individual.
You are also advised that no one is permitted to create a link to any specific part of Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services website, without written consent that may be obtained by contacting us via firstname.lastname@example.org. You are also advised that other use of the information and/or materials that are published on this website may be allowed without Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services written consent having been expressly given beforehand.
– Preventing our forms on our website from being utilised for sending communications that may be deemed to be examples of spam (i.e. unsolicited or undesired electronic communications).
– Identifying trends with regard to the way in which our website is utilised so that we can then improve its functionality and serve to make it much more user friendly in nature.
WE DO NOT AND NEVER WILL:
– Utilise cookies for the purpose of identifying individual visitors to our website.
– Collecting individuals personal information through the utilisation of cookies.
– Storing personal information through the utilisation of cookies on our website.
We recommend ‘permitting’ cookies use on Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services website to guarantee the correct functions of our website. This is because the cookies that are utilised on our website DO NOT pose any threat to either your computer, personal information or ongoing online security. The reason for this is that, as has already been stated elsewhere in this Privacy Statement, cookies are understood to be simple text files and not codes which means that it is not possible for them to be programmed, carry viruses and/or install malware or any other items which could or could not threaten your computer or your personal online security.
Our website uses ‘analytical’ cookies for the purpose of gathering information with regard to the way in which our visitors interact with Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services website and the individual pages that are included within it. This is because you are advised that cookies are currently utilised on most websites so that it is then possible to be able to remember information regarding the preferences of visitors for specific kinds of information, news or shopping items and are also typically utilised for the purpose of remembering items that are, for example, put in online shopping carts.
In view of the way in which the law changed with the enactment and implementation of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EU Directive) (Amendments) Regulations 2011, owners of individual websites have, by law, been required to inform their website visitors that cookies are being used. Moreover, there is also a need for website owners to look for consent from each visitor to their websites so that they may then continue with the utilisation of cookies.
However, you are also advised that, if you choose to disable this website’s cookies, most of Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services website will lose nothing of its functionality; although it is possible that certain aspects like the contact forms and comment sections on our blog posts might no longer operate in the way that was intended.
In the event that you choose to ignore any questions regarding cookies use on Andrew Douglas Wills and Legal Services website, the website will continue to utilise them as if you had actually provided your consent to their being use in keeping with the Information Commissioner’s Office’s current understanding of the ‘Implied Opt-In Approach’.
Where you would like to be able to find out more about what cookies are and the way in which they are used, please go to www.allaboutcookies.org to find out more.