Last updated 01.02.2006
By using the Steele Raymond LLP website you indicate your consent to the collection and use of such information in accordance with the following Privacy Statement.
When you supply information to Steele Raymond LLP by completing our "Contact Us / Law Zone / Law Talk Registration" form or by writing, faxing, emailing or telephoning us we will use your information for the following purposes:
(a) dealing with any request from you
(b) providing our professional services to you
(c) keeping records
(e) statistical analysis
(f) marketing our services
(g) assessing financial standing including obtaining credit reference reports
(h) recovery and collection of debts
(i) dealing with regulatory, professional and compliance issues
(j) transfer of the business of Steele Raymond LLP to any successor partnership or corporate entity
In accordance with our professional obligations of confidentiality we will not disclose confidential information provided by clients to any third parties (except as provided above) without consent. If we are working with your authority with other professional advisors we will assume that you consent to us disclosing relevant information about you to them unless you inform us otherwise.
We may permit our client files (which may contain information provided by you to us) to be inspected by quality assessors as part of our quality system. Any inspection will be under strictly confidential conditions but if you would like to exclude your files from any such inspection please contact us.
If any of the information that you have provided changes (e.g. your address), please contact us so that we can update our records.
The Internet is a global infrastructure and Steele Raymond LLP does not control the transmission of information over the Internet. The information that you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have data protection laws as comprehensive as the European Union. By providing your information to us you consent to these transfers, subject to the safeguards described above.
We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time. When we do, we will amend the "Last Updated" date at the top of the Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to the information that you provide us being used in accordance with this or any revised Privacy Statement please contact us so that we can discuss this with you.
Cookies: Cookies are small amounts of information which we store on your computer. Unless you have indicated your objection when disclosing your details to us, our system will issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the site. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. You may set up your computer to reject cookies by changing your privacy settings although, in that case, you may not be able to use certain features on our site. If you do not wish to receive cookies in the future, please let us know.
Applicable Information: In order to register for any of our Law Zone or Law Talk services or any other service featured on our website you will be asked to provide certain relevant personal information that we need to process your application request. In addition to using your information to confirm your identity and maintain your account we may use the information to provide you with information about other services available from Steele Raymond LLP that may interest you and to contact you by email or telephone. Sometimes we may contact you for research purposes relating to our website or to research opinion on proposed legal developments.
Information gathered by any registration process on the Steele Raymond LLP website is for our purposes only. It will not be disclosed by us to any other organisation, individual or entity without your consent.
Your personal information is retained by Steele Raymond LLP for the period of time that you are registered to one of our Law Zone or Law Talk services. Our website is linked to trackers and the information gained is used to track usage patterns and to aid strategic development. Usage patterns cover usage by: Law Zone Category, Sub Category, Topic, and question, address, job type, organisation and by individual user.
Accessing and updating your information: You may request a copy of the information which we have about you at any time by contacting Robert Bajaj at Steele Raymond LLP, Richmond Point, 43 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6LR . You can amend your personal details at any time by going to the “Change my Law Zone login settings” page in the Law Zone section of Steele Raymond LLP website.
Removal of Data: Steele Raymond LLP provides the following options for users to have their personal information removed from our database so as to not receive future communications:-
(i) you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your personal data will be removed from our database within three days of your request.
Termination of Access: Steele Raymond LLP reserves the right at its sole discretion to terminate your access to all or part of any of our website, with or without notice.
Security: We use appropriate technical security measures to protect your personal information and ensure that it is not accessed by unauthorized persons. Information storage is on secure computers in a locked information centre and information is encrypted wherever possible. Our security procedures also provide that we may request proof of identification before we will release personal information to you. We undergo periodic reviews of our security policies and procedures to ensure that our systems are secure and protected.
Further use of data/information: We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and our services and may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
From time to time we may provide your information to our customer service agencies (and other) for research and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve our products/services.