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This privacy policy sets out how Aequitas Legal uses and protects any information that you give Aequitas Legal when you use this Privacy Policy.

Aequitas Legal is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Aequitas Legal may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 3rd August 2009.
We abide by the Data Protection Act 1998 and this privacy policy is provided in light of that legislation.

Information you provide to us

Your privacy is important to us. By providing personal information such as your name and e-mail address via the forms on this website, you agree to us contacting you with regard to the information you request.

By providing your email address, you consent to us sending you information about Aequitas Legal from time and time and adding you to our mailing list. Your personal information will be used solely by us. Under no circumstances will your personal information be sold or used by any other organisation.

From time to time, we may include links in our e-mails to other web sites which we think may be of interest to you. Each email communication you receive from us will have the option to remove your e-mail address from our list.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

 How we use cookies

Similar to other websites, our Website uses a technology called "cookies" to collect information about how our Website is used. This Cookie Policy forms part of our Terms and Conditions.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Analytics

We use “analytical” cookies which work in conjunction with our web server's log files. This allows us to calculate the number of people who visit our Website and tells us which parts of the website are most popular. We gather feedback so that we can improve our Website and make it a better experience for our visitor’s. Our analytics cookies include Google Analytics. To opt out of Google Analytics, please click here or to find out more information about the Google Analytics security and privacy principles please click here. We also use cookies from Google Analytics to advertise online and undertake remarketing, which makes ads more relevant.

Remarketing

Remarketing cookies will be used by third parties (such as Google) to show our ads on websites other than our own. Both us and third parties (including Google) will also use Remarketing cookies –to serve more relevant ads to visitors based on past visits to our website, whether those users are on our Website or on other websites. To opt out of Remarketing or to control your ad preferences, please click here. Remarketing cookies will expire 90 days from the time that the cookie is set or updated (whichever is the later).   

Personalisation

We also use personalisation cookies to build profiles relating to you and other visitors (where we have received consent) so that we can direct more relevant content to you based on your use of our Website. The cookies recognise visitors returning to our Website so that relevant content can be based on previous visits. We do not store any personal data that you provided to us in your cookies. We use ‘session’ cookies which enable you to carry information across pages of our Website and avoid having to re-enter information. Session cookies enable us to compile statistics that help us to understand how the Website is being used and to improve its structure.

We use ‘persistent’ cookies which are cookies that remain in the cookies file of your browser for longer and help us to recognise you as a unique visitor to the Website, tailoring the content of certain areas of the Website to offer you content that match your preferred interests. On some of our web pages third parties may also set their own cookies (for example when you click social media sharing buttons or view embedded videos hosted on another website). We cannot access the data stored in any such cookies (nor can such third parties access our cookies).

By using our Website, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies described above. You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies (see below for further details), or use the links provided above.

Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. You may also delete cookies at any time by going to the browsing settings on your web browser.3) Refusing Cookies – Browser Settings

You can also refuse to accept all or some cookies by amending the settings on your web browser. For details about how to adjust your cookie settings in the following browsers, please visit the relevant link:

Internet Explorer:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/283185

http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/internet-explorer7-plus.html

http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/internet-explorer8-plus.html

http://windows.microsoft.com/is-IS/windows7/How-to-manage-cookies-in-Internet-Explorer-9

Firefox http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies]

Chrome http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

Safari http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042 (and for iOS http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677[I6] )

 

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Aequitas Legal, 11th Floor Trafford House, Chester Road, Stretford, Manchester M32 0RS.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

 This privacy policy sets out how Aequitas Legal uses and protects any information that you give Aequitas Legal when you use this website.Privacy Policy

Aequitas Legal is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Aequitas Legal may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 3rd August 2009.
We abide by the Data Protection Act 1998 and this privacy policy is provided in light of that legislation.

 

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