Privacy Policy

We are committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of visitors to our website.

This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

What information do we collect? We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

  1. Information about your visits to this website and the resources you access.
  2. Information that you provide by registering with us or filling in forms on the site. This includes information provided at the time of registration or at the time of posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.

Cookies A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is at http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Twitter, Linkedin and Google+
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Remembering your search settings
  • Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily share our content on Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at, etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

Using your personal data Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website. We may use your personal information to:

  • administer the website;
  • send you general (non-marketing) communications;
  • send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
  • send to you briefing notes and other marketing communications which relate to our business, which we think may be of interest to you. You can inform us at any time if you no longer wish to receive marketing communications;
  • deal with enquiries or complaints made by you relating to this site.

We will not provide your personal information to any third parties for direct marketing purposes. Disclosures We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers or agents insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy. In addition, we may disclose information about you:to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

  1. in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  2. in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights;

International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy. Information which you provide may be transferred to countries, including the United States, which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area (EEA). You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Nevertheless, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. We may also notify you of any changes to our privacy policy by email.

Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small administration fee). You may instruct us by email at any time not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. (In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your data for marketing purposes.)

Third party websites

This website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or policies of third party websites.

Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please send an email to mail@csy-ip.com or write to our Practice Director at 10 Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1BR.

Data controller

The data controller responsible for our website is Cleveland Scott York LLP. Our data protection Registration No. is Z1211508.