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Privacy Policy

1. Carters Solicitors LLP is committed to keeping your personal information safe and secure.

You need to know that by you using this website we can collect information about you. As we have an obligation to process and collect any personal information lawfully, safely and securely we have provided you with details of our policy. This privacy notice is designed to explain how we collect and use that information as well as other details which we think you should know about.

2. Who we are

Carters Solicitors LLP is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC369894. A list of Members is available for inspection at the at the firm’s registered office. We use the word ‘Partner’ to refer to a member of the LLP or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications.

We are a law firm authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) under number 566519. Our registered office is at 33 Ropergate, Pontefract, WF8 1LE. The SRA Code of Conduct sets out the regulatory framework imposed on service providers such as ours. The current edition of the Code of Conduct is available on the SRA Website at www.sra.org.uk.

3. Who regulates our use of personal information?

Carters Solicitors LLP is a data controller under the data protection rules and is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office with Registration Number Z5579995. Our Data Protection Partner is Anne Caswell, email anne.caswell@carterssolicitors.co.uk.

4. Information we collect about you when you visit our website

When you visit our website, we can gather information about you. The information we collect may include your personal information, such as your name, contact information, IP address or other things that identify you individually.

5. Enquiry form

Across our website you may come across a form which allows you to make enquiries. When you use this form a member our team will receive the enquiry. This information will be sent to a lawyer in the department best placed to handle the enquiry.

6. What we use your personal information for

It is used to provide you with the services that you have asked us to provide you with, to keep you informed about those we provide as well as keeping you informed about the range of legal services we supply. We may also use the information to ensure we comply with our legal and regulatory responsibilities as well as allowing us to keep a record of your relationship with us. In particular:

7. Cookies

We use cookies to help provide a website that is informative and enjoyable to use. Cookies are small files that are found in your computer’s internet browser and are beneficial. These small files allow our website to recognise you. You should not be concerned about our use of cookies as our website does not contain any advertising from other organisations, thereby allowing us to ensure your privacy is respected. You can apply settings to your computer to stop it accepting cookies, but this may affect your ability to use the internet and to get the best from it.

8. Information gained from the use of our website

By your use of our website we will be able to get information about that usage. This allows us to:

9. Where we may store your information

The data that we collect from you will be held in secure servers owned and managed by Carters Solicitors LLP. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. Carters Solicitors LLP will do everything reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated and held securely and in accordance with this privacy notice.

We will not normally send such data outside the European Economic Area (EEA). We may sometimes send such data to a recipient in a country outside the EEA which has been designated by the EU Commission as providing adequate data protection. If we need to send the data to a country outside the EEA that has not been so designated, we will have appropriate contract clauses agreed with the recipient place to protect the data.

10. Your rights

The General Data Protection Regulation provides you with a number of rights. These include:

11. Enquiries or complaints

If you have a complaint to make about the processing of your data through our website, then please contact the firm’s Data Protection Partner at the email address above.

12. Changes to this notice

We may change this privacy notice from time to time. If we make any significant changes in the way we treat your personal information we will take reasonable steps to draw your attention to this.