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Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE

Information about us

www.ibblaw.co.uk (“our site”) is a site operated by IBB Solicitors ("we"), the trading name of the partnership Iliffes Booth Bennett, of Capital Court, 30 Windsor Street, Uxbridge UB8 1AB and The Bury, Church Street, Chesham, Bucks HP5 1JE.  A list of partners is available at all offices. Our VAT number is GB 422 3929 61. We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Reg. No. 78310).

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy  Policy (together with the other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  By using our site (which includes accessing, or browsing to use any part of our site), you indicate that you accept and agree to abide by, all the policies in this Privacy Policy, which are supplemental to the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the policies of this Privacy Policy, please refrain from using our site. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Iliffes Booth Bennett of The Bury, Church Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 1JE, also at Capital Court, 30 Windsor Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 1AB.

Other applicable terms

This Privacy Policy refers to and should be read in conjunction with the following additional site terms and policies, which also apply to your use of our site:

  • Our Terms of Use, which set out the basis on which you may make use of our site.
  • Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our site, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Our Accessibility Policy, which sets out information regarding  the mechanisms we have implemented to improve usability of our site to the widest possible audience, irrespective of technology or ability.
  • Our Cookies Policy, which sets out information about our use of the cookies on our site.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site . This includes information provided at the time of subscribing to any service, posting material, making an enquiry or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
  • If  you click on a hyperlink (to any page on our website) inserted in an email or newsletter sent by IBB Solicitors, and we are able to identify you, we may add you to our database (CRM system) and send you relevant and specific details of services and events that may be of interest to you. This only applies to B 2 B clients and you can unsubscribe at anytime.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We may add you to our database (CRM system ) and also send you relevant and specific details of services and events that may be of interest to you. You can unsubscribe at anytime.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, and the resources that you access.
  • The information you give us may include your name, address, email address and phone number.

IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type and  system administration. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Cookies

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookies Policy.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things,   the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use appropriate procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • to notify you about changes to our service;
  • to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure.

We may also use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these by post or telephone or email.

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If IBB or substantially all of its assets are acquired by or merged with a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of IBB, our partners, our staff, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  • Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.
  • Credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.  You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at marketing@ibblaw.co.uk.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the sites of our partner networks and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these sites, please note that these sites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these sites.

Please refer to the Terms of Use for details of our exclusions and limitations of liability in terms of use of our site. 

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this Privacy Policy use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

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Trusted Commerce is an online indication graphic or "seal of approval" which indicates that IBB Solicitors has the highest level of encryption available today with regard to securing credit card information.

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Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed tomarketing@ibblaw.co.uk.