The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations and requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
Cookies are small files saved to users’ computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
Contact and Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 2018. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted by you to provide you with further information in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted at a later date. This relates to you contacting us. We will not contact you again after our initial consultation.
Your details are not passed on to any third parties except the specialist medical or clinical negligence solicitors mentioned in the terms and conditions of use in relation to our website.
You have the right to opt out at any stage in relation personal data. On receipt of such a request we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible but definitely within 2 weeks of receipt of such a request.
You have the right to access the personal data we may hold about you and the purposes for which we are using it. We will ask for proof of identity. On receipt of such a request we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible but definitely within 2 weeks of receipt of such a request.
You have the right to request that we amend any personal data which is incorrect or requires updating.
Erasure (“the right to be forgotten”)
You have the right to request we delete any personal information pertaining to you. We will access any deletion request on a case by case basis and will come back to you as soon as possible but within 2 weeks from receipt of the request. Our policy generally is to delete all personal information as soon as there is no need or use to retain it anymore. This is monitored carefully. We may have to retain data for legislative and regulatory purposes in some instances.
Right to Object
At any stage you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data again subject to legislative or regulatory requirements to hold such data or in the case of a situation where the processing of such data is required to defend a legal claim(s)
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, who may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. Neither this website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default, some social media platforms shorten lengthy url’s [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).
Users are advised to take caution and good judgment before clicking any shortened URLs published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URLs are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
These should be made in writing either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Andrew Byrne Northern Legal Alliance. 40 Rodney Street. Liverpool. L1 9AA.