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Accuracy of the website’s content
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Advice and the content of the website
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Hardcastle Burton LLP takes the privacy of your information very seriously. Please read the following questions and answers as they will explain how your data will be collected, used and kept safe. If you do not agree with any of the answers you should not continue to use the website or provide any information to Hardcastle Burton LLP. By using the website and/or the services provided by Hardcastle Burton LLP you are agreeing to be bound by this policy.
What data will Hardcastle Burton LLP collect?
Certain non-personal data will be collected, such as the identity of your internet browser, the type of operating system you use, your IP address and the domain name of your internet service provider.
Personally, identifiable information will also be collected on occasion. Such data could include your name, address and gender, information relating to your occupation and employer and details about your salary, tax liabilities and bank statements. This list is not exhaustive as other personal data may be submitted either via the website or provided to Hardcastle Burton LLP during the provision of its professional services. (See below for how the data is to be used).
How is the data collected?
Non-personal data will be collected automatically from your computer when you visit the website.
Personal data will be collected when visitors to the site voluntarily submit such information through the registration or contact forms. Aside from the website, Hardcastle Burton LLP will also collect personal data through general correspondence, by telephone and face to face meetings and also via third parties, such as employers, banks and solicitors.
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How will the data be used by Hardcastle Burton LLP?
All data collected, including personal data, may be used:
- in the performance of our professional services;
- to offer advice as to other professional services we might provide;
- to contact visitors and clients about the professional services we provide;
- to receive information requests sent by Hardcastle Burton LLP customers and website visitors;
- to obtain comments on the services we provide;
- to provide more effective internet services, improve the quality of our website, and make the website more responsive to the needs of our visitors;
- for recruitment purposes.
Will my data be shared with anybody else?
In order to effectively provide our professional services, sometimes Hardcastle Burton LLP engages in activities with business partners and sponsors. Our policy is not to share personal data with them without client consent. Following consent, personal information may be jointly collected and shared.
Other than for the reasons above Hardcastle Burton LLP will not share your personal information without your knowledge and consent unless required by law to do so.
Can I make sure my data is being kept up to date?
At Hardcastle Burton LLP we are fully aware that personal information can change and so we aim to keep any information we do hold up to date. If you wish to inform us of any such changes please contact us using the contact information provided on our website.
Do I have any rights as to how my personal data is being used?
Yes. You can write in and ask for a copy of any of your personal data that Hardcastle Burton LLP holds though you may be charged a reasonable fee to cover the costs of making this available. A summary of the other rights you have in relation to the collection and processing of data, including a right to complain, can be found at www.ico.gov.uk.
Will my data be kept secure?
Hardcastle Burton LLP maintains appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of any personally identifiable information collected through the website and the course of business, and periodically reviews and updates its security measures in the light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. Although Hardcastle Burton LLP strives to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you may transmit to us or from our online products and services. This is done so at your own risk. Once we do receive your transmission, however, we will make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
Please remember that any information posted on bulletin boards becomes public information. You should use caution when sharing information as any of it can be collected and used by people you may not know. While Hardcastle Burton LLP strives to protect and respect your privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose in a chat room or bulletin board and you do so at your own risk.
Is Hardcastle Burton LLP responsible for any data collected from linked websites?