Privacy statement

This privacy statement describes how we at Taylor&Emmet LLP use the information which we collect on our website.

Taylor & Emmet LLP (“T&E”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. This Notice contains important information about how (and why) we gather and process information about you when you visit our website. This Notice describes how we use the information which we collect on our website www.tayloremmet.co.uk (http://www.tayloremmet.co.uk). This Notice also tells you about your rights in relation the use of your data.

You do not have to give us personal information to use most of this website, but if you wish to take advantage of some of the more special, personalised services that we offer, you will need to provide certain information.

When we collect personal information from you when you use our website we will do our best to ensure that it is only used as set out below.

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

Control of your data

Taylor & Emmet LLP is the data controller in respect of the information collected on this website. We are the sole owners of the information collected and will not sell, share or transfer this information to anyone else except as set out in this notice.

What information do we collect?

We use different methods to collect data from you and about you including through:

  • Direct interactions. You may give us your identity contact and financial data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us. This includes personal data you provide when you: apply for our services; subscribe to our services; request marketing information be sent to you; participate in a survey or give us some feedback;
  • Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website we may automatically collect technical data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies and other similar technologies.
  • Third parties or publically available sources. We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources, namely: analytics providers, such as Google; and identity and contact data from publically available sources such as Companies House.

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you as indicated below:

  • Identity data to include: first name; maiden name; last name; user name or similar identifier; marital status; title; date of birth and gender;
  • Contact data, including email address and telephone numbers;
  • Transaction data about services you have purchased from us;
  • Technical data, including: internet protocol (IP) address; your login data; browser type and version; time zone setting and location; browser plug-in types and versions; operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access our website;
  • Profile data, including: your username and password; services purchased; your interests; preferences; feedback and survey responses;
  • Usage data, including information about how you use our website and services purchased;
  • Marketing and communications data, including: your preferences in receiving marketing from us and your communication preferences.

How we use your information

Data protection law states that we can only use your personal data if we have a lawful basis for doing so, and that we must tell you what it is. We may employ other companies to provide services for us in respect of our website, such as, processing of credit card payments. In such circumstances these third parties will only be permitted to access your personal data insofar as it is necessary for them to do so to provide the requested service, and not for any other purpose.

  • We use your information to improve our marketing, for administration and to provide legal services. If necessary we may pass your information between offices. Our offices are listed on this website and the list is updated as appropriate. We will never sell or share your information with others for marketing purposes. We may use the services of a third party to help us in certain areas, such as website hosting. In some cases, that third party may receive your information;
  • We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the website, track users’ movements and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

To find out more about how and why we process your personal data please click here.

Marketing

We may use your personal data to keep in touch, for example, about legal developments that might be of interest to you or the services that we offer. If your consent is needed we will ask for it separately and clearly.

If you want us to stop contacting you with marketing information please tell Josh Proud in our Marketing Team by email: marketing@tayloremmet.co.uk or by telephone: 0114 218 4023.

Links

This website contains links to other websites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. This Privacy Notice applies solely to the information collected by our website.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file created by a website that is stored in your computer either temporarily for one session only or permanently on the hard disc. Cookies provide a way for a website to recognise you and keep track of your preferences.

You can set your browser to reduce all or some browser cookies, or to allow when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or many not function properly. For more information about cookies we use please click here.

Change of purpose

We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which it was collected unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose.

If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Please note that we may process your data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.

Sharing and transferring your personal data

We will only share your data with others if it is necessary to:

  • Deliver the legal services you have requested; and/or
  • Do so for legitimate business purposes; and/or
  • Comply with a legal or regulatory obligation; and
  • We are satisfied that appropriate measures can be taken to protect your personal data and restrict the purpose for which it is used.

How long will we keep your personal data?

We will keep your personal information for as long as we need it to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements.

Keeping your personal information secure

We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used, or accessed in an unauthorised way. Those processing your information will only do so in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulatory or the suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

Your rights

In certain circumstances you have rights under Data Protection Law in relation to your personal data which you can exercise free of charge, namely the right to:

  • Request access to your data;
  • Request correction of your data;
  • Object to the processing of your data;
  • Request that the processing of your personal data be restricted;
  • Request transfer of your personal data;
  • Withdraw any consent that you may have given to the processing of your data.

We may need to ask for information to confirm your identity, to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to a person who is not entitled to receive it, before we can process your request.

To find out more about these rights please visit the website of the Information Commissioner at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or telephone 0303 123 1113.

If you would like to contact us about the above or exercise any of these rights please contact the Data Protection Team using the contact details provided above.

Complaints

Please contact the Data Protection Team with any query or concern that you may have about our use of your information. If we cannot resolve your complaint you can pursue it with the Information Commissioner (our supervisory authority in respect of data processing) whose contact details are provided above.

Please note: by using our website you agree to the collection and use of your personal data in the manner set out above. If we change or modify this Privacy Notice we will post these changes on this page of our website

Your consent

By using our website you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in the manner set out above. If we change or modify our privacy policy we shall post these changes on this page.

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