Spencer West LLP ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with our terms and conditions of website use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 2018 (the Act), the data controller is Spencer West LLP, Longbow House, 20 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4TW.
Information we may collect from you:
We may collect and process the following data about you: Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.spencer-west.com (our site). This includes information provided at the time of subscribing to receive our newsletter, legal updates or seminar invitations online or requesting further services. If you contact us via our site, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them. Details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
We use the following cookies:
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Uses made of personal data
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer. To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us. To notify you about changes to our service. We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about our legal services which may be of interest to you electronically or we or they may contact you about these services by post or telephone.
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to third parties: In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets. If Spencer West LLP or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions of website use or any other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Spencer West LLP, our clients or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of compliance with applicable laws including but not limited to anti-money laundering legislation.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or for the content of any third party website. Please check the privacy policies of third party websites before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. Please address any such request to Simeon Spencer at Spencer West LLP, Longbow House, 20 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4TW.