OTB Eveling LLP understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits the Website and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and Our obligations under the law.
- Definitions and InterpretationIn this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Account” means an account or subscription required to access and/or use certain areas and features of the Website or to receive updates or communications; “Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer or device by the Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the Cookies used by the Website are set out in section 12, below; “the Website” means this website, www.otbeveling.com; “UK and EU Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015; and “We/Us/Our” means OTB Eveling LLP, a limited liability Partnership company registered in England and Wales with number OC371214 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 566522 with registered office is at Senate Court, Southernhay Gardens, Exeter EX1 1NT.
- Information About Us
- the Website, www.otbeveling.com, is owned and operated by OTB Eveling LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under OC371214 whose registered address is Senate Court, Southernhay Gardens, Exeter EX1 1NT
- We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 566522.
- business/company name
- job title;
- contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
- demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
- IP address (automatically collected);
- web browser type and version (automatically collected);
- operating system (automatically collected);
- a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on the Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected)
- How Do We Use Your Data?
- All personal data is stored securely in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR). For more details on security see section 6, below.
- We use your data to provide the best possible services to you. This includes:
- Providing and managing your access to the Website;
- Personalising and tailoring your experience on the Website;
- Personalising and tailoring Our services for you;
- Responding to communications from you;
- Supplying you with email updates that you may have subscribed to (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time);
- Analysing your use of the Website to enable Us to continually improve the Website and your user experience;
- In some cases, the collection of data may be a statutory or contractual requirement, and We will be limited in the services We can provide you without your consent for Us to be able to use such data.
- With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email telephone and post with information, news and offers on Our services or legal updates. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015.
- Under GDPR we will ensure that your personal data obtained via the Website is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights.We will only process your personal data obtained via the Website on the following basis:
- you have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes;
- processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject;
- processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party, such as promoting our services to you as a user of or visitor to the Website.
- How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
- We only keep your data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 5, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it. In any event, We will conduct an annual review to ascertain whether we need to keep your data. Your data will be deleted if we no longer need it in accordance with the terms of our Data Retention Policy. Our Data Retention Policies is available on our website.
- Your data will only be stored within the UK and European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).
- Data security is of great importance to Us, and to protect your data. We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through the Website.
- Notwithstanding the security measures that We take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to Us data via the internet.
- Do We Share Your Data?
- Subject to clauses 7.2 and 7.3 below, we will not share your personal data obtained via the Website with third parties for commercial business or any other reasons.
- We may compile statistics about the use of the Website including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying information.
- In certain circumstances We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal information, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of Us.
- What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
- In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will not be contacted in advance and informed of the changes.
- How Can You Control Your Data?
- When you submit information via the Website, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data (including requirement for you to opt-in to updates and emails; and the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details).
- Your Right to Withhold Information and Your Right to Withdraw Information After You Have Given it
- You may access the Website without providing any data at all.
- You may withdraw your consent for Us to use your personal data as set out in section in 5 at any time by contacting Us using the details set out in section 1, or by contacting our Practice Manager, and We will delete Your data from Our systems.
- How Can You Access Your Data?You have the legal right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Please contact our Practice Manager for more details.
- What Cookies Do We Use and What For?
- All Cookies used by and on the Website shall be used in accordance with current English and EU Cookie Law.
- By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
- The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
Name of Cookie Purpose Expires _ga Used by Google Analytics to help us count how many people visit this site by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years _gid Used by Google Analytics to help us count how many people visit this site by tracking if you’ve visited before 24 Hours _gat Used by Google Analytics to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 1 Minute _dc_gtm_ Used by Google Analytics Tag Manager to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 1 Minute cb-enabled This cookie saves your selection upon your consent for cookie usage. 1 Year
- the Website uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling Us to better understand how people use the Website. This, in turn, enables Us to improve the Website and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, as detailed below, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of the Website, it does enable Us to continually improve the Website, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
- The analytics service(s) used by the Website use(s) Cookies to gather the required information. Certain of these Cookies may be placed immediately when you first visit the Website and it may not be possible for Us to obtain your prior consent.
- You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
- You can choose to delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
- It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
- Summary of Your Rights under GDPRUnder the GDPR, you have:
- the right to request access to, deletion of or correction of, your personal data held by Us;
- the right to complain to a supervisory authority.The relevant authority is the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO) who can be contacted by using this link (https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/)
- be informed of what data processing is taking place;
- the right to restrict processing;
- the right to data portability;
- object to processing of your personal data;
- rights with respect to automated decision-making and profiling.
- Contacting Us