This policy will explain areas of this website which may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the following legislations are adhered to:
- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR);
- Data Protection Act (DPA); and
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR).
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page to ensure you are happy with any changes.
What We Collect
We may collect the following information:
- Your name;
- Contact information including email address and phone number;
- Demographic information e.g. your postcode; and
- Other relevant information to enquiries made through our site.
How Information is Used
We require information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping;
- Improve our service;
- Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, except for where we have legitimate interests in doing so, we may use your details to send you information related to our services/products in accordance with the regulations named above.
Security and Retention of Data
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. For this purpose, we will not hold your personal data for longer than in reasonable.
We have taken steps to protect your information against unauthorised access and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, damage and destruction. Nevertheless, any personal data submitted by you is at your own risk.
We use certain third party service providers who may have access to your personal data so that they can provide a service to us. When this occurs, we have a data protection compliant contract in place with these third parties.
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive which track , save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server, to provide the user with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website onto their computer’s hard drive, they should take necessary steps within their web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.
Measuring Website Usage
This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how the website is used. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website but will not collect, save or store personal information.
Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available, users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third-party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
External Website Links & Third Parties
Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.
Social Media Usage
While we have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms.
Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page.
You can find further information about social media privacy and usage policies below.
The information on this site is only intended to give general and preliminary guidance on the matters and issues to which it relates, and should not form the basis upon which any person arrives at any decision or conclusion concerning his, her or their rights or obligations as regards any particular matter. It does not preclude or restrict the need for any such person to obtain detailed advice specific to his, her or their own situation and circumstances.
No warranty of any kind whatsoever, whether express or implied, is offered by Dominic Levent Solicitors ("the Firm") or its Partners in respect of the information available on this site, or as to the fitness or suitability of such information for any purpose.
If you have any queries in relation to the above, please do not hesitate to contact us through any of the contact methods on our site.
Resources & Further Information
- Overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):
- Data Protection Act 1998:
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2003/2426/contents/made
- The Guide to the PECR 2003: