Slater and Gordon Lawyers takes privacy and confidentiality very seriously. We comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and related legislation. This policy explains how we use information about those who visit our web-site, provide us with information about a potential claim, and about those who subscribe to our email updates, such as unionlaw express.
By visiting our website and submitting information to us, you consent to our using your information in accordance with this policy. If you are a client of the firm, we may use information about you in different ways. Further information about this is available on request.
Some information about website users is collected automatically and this may be used by us to monitor and analyse how our site is used by visitors. The process does not, however, identify any individual person using the site. We do not collect cookies.
Your personal information
We invite you to provide personal information by filling in our claim forms, by email or to subscribe to our mailing list, if, for example, you are interested in finding out about news and events or subscribing to our email updates. We will retain your personal details and use them in accordance with your request and/or to provide you with information about legal developments, news or events. If you no longer wish to receive information or email updates, you can notify us of this by contacting Chris Stevenson email@example.com in our Marketing department.
Disclosure to third parties
We will only disclose your personal information to suppliers who process information on our behalf or other organisations with whom we are jointly organising an event such as a legal seminar. We will not disclose information on your claim to anyone without your prior approval, unless we are legally required to do so, or in the event of the sale of the business and/or assets of Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP.
Accessing and updating information
You have the right to access information we hold about you. Please email Chris Stevenson firstname.lastname@example.org in our marketing department if you wish to make an access request, if you would like to update or amend the information we hold about you or if you have any other queries about this policy.
Information is transmitted over a secure link, using 128 bit encryption. Our security measures include the use of intrusion detection systems. The internet is not a secure medium. Therefore, although we have endeavoured to protect the security of the information we collect and process, we cannot ensure the security of data transmitted to or from our website via the internet. Any transmission is at your own risk (including the sending or receiving of email messages). Where you are provided with any confidential information (including a user ID or password), you must not disclose such information to any third party.
This website and your use of it is governed by the laws of England and Wales. In accessing this website you agree that any dispute about its use will be determined only by the courts of England and Wales. Please note that this policy does not create any contractual or other legal rights.
We may change this policy at any time by updating this page, and therefore recommend you check this page from time to time to ensure you are referring to the current policy. Your continued use of our website, following the posting of any changes, indicates your acceptance of such changes. This policy is effective from 14/10/11.
The information contained in this website is general information only, based on the law of England and Wales. The user should be aware that laws and regulations may be different outside the England and Wales.
Although care is taken to ensure that the information on the website is accurate and up to date, we do not accept any responsibility for mistakes or omissions. In particular, articles may be out of date. Slater and Gordon Lawyers enters into no express or implied conditions, warranties, terms or representations regarding the quality, accuracy, or completeness of the information. No part of the website's content constitutes, nor claims to be, a comprehensive review of the applicable law. Please contact us directly if you need a comprehensive and up to date statement of the relevant law.
By using this website you agree that you have read this disclaimer and that you agree to the terms and conditions of operation contained within the disclaimer. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you are not authorised to use this website.
Reliance on Content
The information provided on this website is not intended to be legal advice and is for educational purposes only. Do not use this site to disregard any legal advice, nor to delay seeking legal advice or representation because of something you have read or seen on this site. Before acting or relying in any way on information contained on the site, you should seek detailed specialist advice from a suitably qualified solicitor, based on your specific circumstances.
Any reliance upon the information given on this site is at the user's own risk. Slater and Gordon Lawyers excludes to the fullest extent lawfully permitted all liability for loss or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential arising from your accessing, failing to access, or reliance on information contained in this website, from delay or the failure to respond to an enquiry, or from any information or omission contained in this website.
We have reviewed all the material on the website, however Slater and Gordon Lawyers accepts no responsibility for loss as stated above and shall not be liable for any typographical or other errors or omissions within the material contained in this website or its accurateness and completeness.
Use of this website is not intended to create a professional or business relationship. The content of pages on this website does not constitute legal or other professional advice.
No formal relationship between solicitor and client is created until instructions have been accepted by a written acknowledgement from Slater and Gordon Lawyers. To avoid any doubt, neither the submission nor confirmation of submission of an online claim screening form constitutes such an acknowledgement.
While we try to ensure that our website is available 24 hours a day, we cannot guarantee this and will not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to our website may be suspended temporarily and without notice for any reason (including, without limitation, system failure, maintenance or repair) and for reasons beyond our control. Please note that although reasonable care is taken to ensure that the website and materials available from it are virus free, we cannot accept responsibility for any viruses you download.
This website contains links to other websites not operated or controlled by us. If you use these links, you will leave our website. These links are provided for convenience only and do not constitute any endorsement by Slater and Gordon Lawyers. We do not have any control over the content of external internet sites which are linked to our site or which are linked from it, and cannot accept any responsibility for them.
Links are only permitted to the Home page of our website, unless otherwise expressly agreed. In order for any link to be permitted, it must be performed in accordance with English law and neither damage our reputation nor take advantage of it. No links are permitted which suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part without prior consent. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you have any questions about linking please contact Chris Stevenson email@example.com in our Marketing Department.
Intellectual Property Rights
The intellectual property rights (including, without limitation, copyright and trademarks) in all material on our website (including, without limitation, text, online claim screening service, images and plans) are owned by Slater and Gordon Lawyers unless otherwise stated. All rights are reserved.
Your use of this website is expressly limited to personal, non-commercial use. You may not reproduce any part of this site, except as follows:
Licence to copy for personal use: You may display the pages of the website on your computer screen and print or download to a local hard disc a reasonable number of unmodified copies for your personal use only.
Licence to copy for limited purposes: You may copy the contents to individual third parties for their personal information, only if you properly credit Slater and Gordon Lawyers as the source and, where appropriate, author of the material.
For the avoidance of doubt, the limited exemptions referred to above do not permit you to incorporate all or any part of the content of this website in any commercial publication or document, or for any other commercial purpose.
Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for insurance mediation activity.
This website and your use of it is governed by the laws of England and Wales. In accessing this website you agree that any dispute about its use will be determined only by the courts of England and Wales.
Change of Terms and Conditions
We may change this disclaimer at any time by updating this page, and therefore recommend you check this page from time to time to ensure you are referring to the current terms and conditions. Your continued use of our website, following the posting of any changes, indicates your acceptance of such changes. This disclaimer is effective from 11/02/13.