This statement relates to the privacy practices of Crowley Millar Solicitors in connection with this website. Crowley Millar is committed to protecting your privacy and will not deliberately collect any personal information about you on our website without your knowledge and consent. Any personal information which you provide through this website is treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 or what is more commonly known as GDPR and where applicable, the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003.
Collection of Personal Data
Personal information may be collected from you when you visit this website, complete an online form, request information and contact us. You may opt to provide us with personal information by using the ‘contact us’ page of this website or in an e-mail message to the address(es) listed on the website. Information concerning your usage of this website may also be collected. When you visit this website we may receive, through our Internet service provider, your IP address, the name of your Internet service provider and information concerning your access to this website.
Giving us your Personal Data
Please note that where you provide us with your personal information (e.g. name, e-mail address, home address and phone number or other contact information), through a facility provided on our website or directly to us by e-mail, you consent to us:
- Processing and administering your personal data to perform all necessary actions to give effect to your request or instruction; and
- Retaining a record of incoming and outgoing communications (e.g. e-mail).
Information in the e-mail we receive and send will not be disclosed to any third party without the permission of the sender unless otherwise in accordance with the Data Protection Acts. Please note that by using this website, you are giving us your consent to process your personal data as outlined in this Privacy Statement. Your consent is also provided to any successor or assignee of Crowley Millar and/or any of its businesses. We inform all persons who submit their personal data to us of these conditions by this Statement.
Use of Personal Data
We use the personal information volunteered by you for the purpose(s) for which you provided the information (e.g. responding to your query, providing legal updates or any other service you have requested). In addition, the information we collect from you through this website may be used for administrative, legal, security, statistical, marketing analysis and systems testing purposes.
Protection of Information
Crowley Millar takes care to ensure the security of this website to prevent the unauthorised access to, or alteration, or destruction of personal data. We take our security responsibilities seriously and employ appropriate measures to maintain the safety of your personal information you have provided to us.
Disclose to Third Parties
Disclosure of your personal information will only be made to third parties who are our agents or servants acting on our directions. Except as required by law, your personal information will not be disclosed to third parties for those third parties’ own purpose or use.
Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control. This Privacy Statement only covers the Crowley Millar website and does not cover links to other websites. If you are concerned with how your information may be used on other websites, it is advisable to read their privacy statements and in the absence of this to contact the relevant third party.
Access, Rectification and Erasure of Data
You are entitled, subject to certain exemptions, to obtain a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to correct any inaccuracies in this data. Please direct any such requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before issuing copies of your personal information to you.
Further, you have the right to have any information you have sent to us via this website erased. If you request deletion of your personal data held by us, all your data will be erased subject to the following important notice:
We are not required to rectify or erase your data where to do so would prevent you from meeting your contractual obligations to us or where we are required to process (including retaining) your personal data for a lawful purpose in accordance with the Data Protection Acts.
This policy should be read in conjunction with our website’s Terms and Conditions. This Privacy Statement may change from time to time and any changes to it will be posted on this page. We encourage you to periodically review our Privacy Statement.
Glossary of technical terms used
Web browser: The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari.
IP address: The identifying details for your computer, expressed in “internet protocol” code (for example 192.168.72.34). Every computer connected to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.
Cookies: They are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a web site. Cookies can be read by the web site on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the web site can “remember” you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the web site.