Privacy & Cookies

Privacy Notice

This notice explains how we comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations 2018, and how any personal information collected on this website is treated with confidence and dealt with according to our data protection policy.

What data do we collect on the website?

When you contact us with a request for information through the website, we ask you to submit information such as your name, email and telephone number. If you are enquiring about a job vacancy we may ask you to provide recruitment information.

You are under no obligation to provide such information. However, if you should choose to withhold requested information, we may not be able to respond to certain requests.

How is the information used?

We will use the information you provide to us to send you information that you have requested through the website. If you have emailed us with a query we will use your email address to respond to your query. We will not use the information you provide us to send you any further information other than that requested unless you have asked us to or we have otherwise agreed this with you first. We will not share the information with any third parties unless you have asked us to or we have otherwise agreed this with you first.

With whom is the information shared?

We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of FMW Law Ltd, this website or its visitors.

This web site contains links to other websites. FMW Law Ltd is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such websites.

Security

FMW Law Ltd places a great importance on the security of all personally identifiable information associated with our clients and contacts. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of client and contact data under our control, but we cannot guarantee the security of an email during transmission.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small files placed on your computer that can log certain information about your visit. This site uses Google Analytics tracking cookies to collect information about the use of this website – for example, how many pages people visit, what browser and operating systems they use, and how long they spend on each page. The information is anonymous, and is only used to help improve the site. The information is stored by Google according to their privacy policy.

You can find out how to manage and delete cookies at www.aboutcookies.org.

This website does not automatically collect personal information about visitors to the site. The only information collected automatically when you visit the FMW Law Ltd. website is the IP address (i.e. the unique identifying address on the web) of the computer you are using to access the site. This information is used solely for admin purposes to monitor levels of usage of the web site.

Where is the information stored?

All information that you submit via this website is sent to and stored on a computer located in the United Kingdom. This is necessary in order to process the information and to send you the information you have requested.

How long will we keep your data?

We will only retain your data for as long as is necessary and for the purposes specified in this notice. We have retention policies in place to meet these obligations.

Your Rights

You have the right to access any personal information that we process about you and to request information about:
• What personal data we hold about you;
• The purposes of the processing;
• The categories of personal data concerned;
• Who the personal data has been/will be disclosed to;
• How long we intend to store your personal data for; and
• If we did not collect the data directly from you, information about the source.

If you believe that we hold any incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you have the right to ask us
to correct and/or complete the information and we will strive to update/correct it as quickly as possible unless there is a valid reason for not doing so, at which point you will be notified.

If you would like your personal data to be removed or the use to be amended, you have the right to request:
• your personal data to be erased (deleted) from our records;
• the use/processing of your personal data to be restricted;
• to opt out of any direct marketing.

If we receive a request from you to exercise any of the above rights, we may ask you to verify your
identity before acting on the relevant request; this is to ensure that your data is protected and kept
secure. If you would like to make a request around the processing of your personal data, please contact us at info@fmwlaw.co.uk

Further information about your rights under the data protection legislation can be found at www.ico.org.uk