1. The information we collect about you
You are not required to provide any personal information on the public areas of this website. However, should you choose to contact us with a query or register for mailings from our website, you may be asked to provide personal contact details, and other details such as the legal services in which you are interested. The information we hold about you may come from your submission via our website or from a conversation with you over the telephone, in person or in any other communication with us.
2. How we use your information
We gather this information in order to allow us to provide our services in the most effective manner, including:-
the administration and maintenance of our records
responding to queries raised by you
keeping you informed about relevant services, events and legal updates from Royds. You may ask us to remove you from our mailing list at any time by writing to John North at our London office (65 Carter Lane, London EC4V 5HF) or by sending an email.
research and statistical analysis in order to help us develop the website and our services. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
- We may be legally obliged to disclose your information to government, regulatory or law enforcement agencies in connection with the investigation of unlawful activities or under our rules of professional conduct.If this business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers, and your details will be passed on to the new owners of the business.
What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, improve user experience as well as providing certain information to the owners of the website. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Google Analytics Cookies
The only Cookies we use on the Royds Solicitors websites are Google Analytics Cookies. These Cookies are used to collect information to compile reports on visitor behaviour patterns to our website and do not collect any personal data about you. You can find more information about Google Analytics cookies at https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies
You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these cookies on your device.
We also keep your information confidential. Our internal procedures cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information.
5. Updating your details
If any of the information that you have provided to Royds changes, for example if you change your name or contact details, please let us know the correct details by sending an e-mail to John North or a letter to our London office. This will help us to ensure that the information we hold about you remains accurate and up to date.
6. Your consent
Owing to the global nature of the internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be routed to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. However, we have taken appropriate steps to try to improve the security of your information. By submitting your information you consent to such transfers.
Your personal information will only be passed on to any of our “Interleges” associated offices if your circumstances make it necessary to obtain legal advice or other legal services from our associates in another country and you are aware that we are dealing with an overseas lawyer on your behalf, or if you have asked us to refer you to one of our Interleges member firms for you to deal with directly.
7. How to contact us about the data we hold