Privacy Policy

Ashworth Law LDP is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy explains how Ashworth Law’s use the information collected about you, how you can instruct Ashworth Law if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that Ashworth Law has in place to safeguard your privacy. This privacy policy has been produced in light of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”) and applies to all personal data, as defined in the Act. If you have any queries about this policy please contact Ashworth Law’s Data Protection Compliance Officer, Angela Beck, in writing, by post or email at the following addresses:

Ashworth Law LDP
Unit 7 Grove Park Court
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
M3 2BU

angela.beck (at) ashworthlaw (dot) co (dot) uk

Ashworth Law will collect information supplied by you via this Website, such information may include, but is not limited to, your name, home and/or work addresses, e-mail address and telephone numbers. Ashworth Law gathers this information in order to respond to your enquiry. Information provided to Ashworth Law is subject to confidentiality and will not be disclosed without your prior consent to any third party, other than to an employee or member of the firm for the purpose of providing you with the service you require, or to comply with any applicable laws or lawful government and/or regulatory requests. Where you have consented when providing us with your details, Ashworth Law may deliver to you information in which you are interested, for example you may have requested newsletters regarding an area of law in which you have a particular interest. If you change your mind about receiving this information in the future, please let us know. You can check the information we hold or ask us to amend any inaccuracies in the information that we hold or request its removal by writing to us or emailing our Data Protection Compliance Officer at the above address. We will take the necessary action within the time limits provided for by the Act. We may charge you an administration fee for complying with your request. This may vary but at present the maximum amount we would charge is £10.00 plus VAT. We also reserve the right to use reasonable measures to check your identity before any information will be disclosed to you.

Information and Use of Cookies

Ashworth Law may gather information and statistics collectively about all visitors to this Website which may include the use of cookies. Cookies are small amounts of information which Ashworth Law stores on your computer. Our system will issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the Website. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use this Website during future visits. They also allow Ashworth Law to monitor the Website’s traffic and to personalise the content of the Website for you. Most internet browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies, although by doing so you may not be able to take full advantage of the services on our Website.

Ashworth Law may collect information about your visit to this Website, including the pages you view and the links you click. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the internet, allowing Web Servers to locate and identify your computer. Ashworth Law may store, log and use such IP addresses to try and initiate real-time question and answer sessions with the Website’s users. A real-time chat session will only begin with a user’s consent. Dialogue transcripts of such chats are securely maintained by a third party service provider. All communication during such chat-sessions is via an encrypted secure connection. Users can opt not to engage in chat sessions and not to provide identifiable information during such sessions.

How Ashworth Law protects your information

Ashworth Law has put in place various security procedures to protect your information including the instalment of firewalls to the computer system, limited employee access and system password protection.

Updating your details

If any of the information that you have provided to Ashworth Law changes, for example if you change your name or e-mail address, please let us know the correct details by sending an e-mail to info (at) ashworthlaw (dot) co (dot) uk.

Your consent

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. Any changes to the privacy policy will be posted on this page, and notices of those changes may be placed on other pages of the Website, so that you may be aware of the information Ashworth Law collect and how it is used at all times. Your continued use of the website will be your acknowledgment of your agreement to the revised policy.

How to contact Ashworth Law Solicitors

Ashworth Law welcomes your views about this Website and our Privacy Policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to info@ashworthlaw.co.uk.

WEBSITE DISCLAIMER

Ashworth Law excludes to the fullest extent permitted by law all warranties of any kind, implied, express or otherwise and makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this Website. You acknowledge that any reliance on material found on this Website will be at your own risk. Ashworth Law expressly disclaims liability for any interruptions, restrictions or delays of this Website. Access to the Website may be interrupted, restricted or delayed at any time for any reason. You may be offered a number of automatic links to other websites which may interest you. Any accessed via links from this Website are not covered by this Privacy Policy. Ashworth Law has no control over third party websites accessible via links included on this Website and therefore accepts no responsibility for or liability in respect of the content of those Websites. You acknowledge that use of any automatic links to these websites is entirely at your own risk.

Whilst Ashworth Law takes all reasonable steps to ensure the protection of personal information obtained by us, we cannot guarantee the security of any information sent to us on-line as the internet is not a secure medium and should not be used to send confidential or sensitive information.

TO BY THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED LAW ASHWORTH LAW HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR LOSS OF PROFIT) HOWSOEVER ARISING FROM THE USE OF INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE AND / OR FROM THE USE OF THE REAL-TIME CHAT SESSIONS WHETHER DUE TO INACCURACY, ERROR, OMISSION OR ANY OTHER CAUSE AND WHETHER ON THE PART OF ASHWORTH LAW OR ITS SERVANTS, AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PERSON.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Copyright subsisting in the contents of this Website, including without limitation all trade marks, text, graphics and information, is owned by Ashworth Law , save where expressly stated. Copying or reproduction of the whole or any part of this Website in any form, including electronic media, is expressly prohibited save that you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your own personal use, provided that you acknowledge www.ashworthlaw.co.uk as the source of the material.