A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer when you visit a website. They are used to store a variety of information about your browsing session and to make websites work, or work in a more efficient way, by enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use of the website more convenient, such as remembering your username and password.
The information below explains the cookies we use on our website and why we use them:
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to our Website in order to enable you to move around and to use the features, such as remembering information you have entered on forms when you move to other pages within a browser session.
These cookies allow us to remember the choices you make on our Website and permit us to provide enhanced and more personal features.
These cookies collect information about your use of our Website and enable us to improve the way it works, such as showing us which are the most frequently visited pages on our Website. Performance cookies do not collect information that identifies you personally and all information that is collected by these cookies is anonymous.
You can enable or disable cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. You can find out how to do this, and find more information on cookies on the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/ or at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
Carter-Ruck is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This notice describes how we collect and use the personal data we collect through our Website. It also describes the rights you have and control you can exercise in relation to it.
Carter-Ruck is a data controller for the purposes of relevant data protection laws, and will gather and use the information about you, including but not limited to:
- Information submitted to Carter-Ruck via any of our web forms;
- Subscriptions/preferences when you subscribe to receive legal briefings, updates or newsletters;
- Interactions with our social media presence;
- Technical information such as your IP address, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system you are using, device type, hardware model, unique identifiers and mobile network information.
Carter-Ruck does not collect personal data about your online activities across third party websites or online services.
All information that we hold concerning you as an individual will be held and processed by the firm strictly in accordance with applicable data protection laws. Such data will be used to communicate with you (to send you legal briefings, updates or newsletters if you have subscribed to them) and to monitor the use of our Website. We will only process your data where you have given us consent to do so (for instance through our online forms) or where the processing is necessary for our legitimate business interests (to administer your query, to conduct our relationship with you and to provide services or information requested).
Questions, comments and complaints should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent by letter to Carter-Ruck Solicitors, Data Protection Partner, 6 St Andrew Street, London EC4A 3AE.
This policy may be changed from time to time. If we change anything important about this policy we will highlight those changes at the top of the notice and provide a prominent link to it for a reasonable length of time following the change.