Privacy Statement


PRIVACY POLICY
 
The Law Firm Network ("We", "Us", "Our") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
 
This policy (together with our terms of use and any 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.
 
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
 
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
 
We only collect personal information from you when you voluntarily submit it. This may be when you request from us any assistance or any referral to a law firm within our global network, complete a survey or if you report a problem with our site. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
 
We may also collect details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data, and the resources that you access. 
 
IP ADDRESS AND COOKIES
 
We may want to record information about your usage of our website which may be stored directly by us and/or indirectly through third-party service providers, generally this will be anonymous other than identifying the internet address that you are accessing the internet from, some general browser and computer detail and may include search terms that you have used to reach our website and navigate within it.

Where the service between us requires the storage of identifiable information, we will ask your consent to the storage of this information, which may be on your computer, or our systems, or a third-party service provider; we will make clear what personal information we are storing, such as email addresses. 

The information that is stored on your computer is written to one or more files called “Cookies”.  Cookies may be present only for the duration of your visit to our website or they may be persistent for the duration of your internet usage or of longer duration where they relate to providing a customised browsing experience or service for you on our website. 

The following cookies are used on our site for the purposes described:

Company / provider

Cookie name

Duration

Purpose

Concrete5

CONCRETE5

At end of session

Concrete5 uses cookies for the content management of the website. These are used for storing session server data.

Google Analytics

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2 years

30 minutes

At end of session

6 months

Google uses cookies only for tracking visitor sessions and identifying new visitors from returning visitors. When a visitor visits a website, the web server records the visit information to the web server’s log file, and when Google performs an analysis of a web log it can identify the use of cookies by visitors. It does not collect personal identifiable information.

Most internet browsing software will allow you to control the acceptance and storage of Cookies and should you wish to do this, you should refer to the help available within each browser’s menu options.

For further information about cookies, their control or management please go to Information Commissioner’s Office guidance via the following link ICO Guidance.

Restricting Cookie acceptance and storage will affect the way in which you will interact with our website and the quality of the material you will view. Continuing to use our website will be treated as your consent to our use of the cookies for the purposes described above.

 
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; and
 
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
 
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
 
Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.