TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND COOKIE POLICY

Proprietorship information

Bromptons Solicitors own and operate this website. Any reference to “we” or “us” or “our” shall mean Bromptons Solicitors. “You” and “your” means a user of the registration service on this website.

Bromptons Solicitors provide legal services in accordance with the Solicitors Regulation Authority Code of Conduct 2011 and are regulated and authorised by the SRA under Registration No.303485. Our solicitors are also personally registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority,

We are also members of the Law Society which represents solicitors in England and Wales and our Law Society profile is at http://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk/office/441181/bromptons.

Intellectual Property Rights

Bromptons Solicitors are © copyright and/or registered trademarks in the United Kingdom, the EU and the United States and elsewhere and these intellectual property rights are the sole and exclusive property of Bromptons Solicitors and may not be used in any way by anyone anywhere.

This website design, which is © copyright, any trademarks, text, graphics and the selection and arrangement of such material and any computer programs or databases relating to the website are owned by us and cannot be used for any purpose other than the limited downloading exercise referred to below.

Acceptance of our Terms of Business

Bromptons Solicitors in its presence on the Internet have taken every care in the preparation of the content of this website. However, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we do not provide any warranty and do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the information provided or interruption in availability, howsoever, arising.

Bromptons Solicitors reserve the right in their sole discretion, but without any obligation to make amendments or improvements to, or withdraw or correct any error or omission in any portion of the legal services or material on this website without notice. We reserve at our absolute discretion the right to vary these TERMS AND CONDITONS OF USE and any other basis upon which this website is to be used. As such, we suggest that you consult periodically this portion of the website so as to check for any changes but please note that your use of the website will be deemed to mean that you have accepted whatever TERMS AND CONDITONS OF USE prevail at the time of such usage of the website as implying that you accept the basis upon which we want our website used.

The legal services or material are intended solely for personal, non-commercial use and are displayed solely for the purposes of promoting our legal services. You may copy by way of downloading the contents and the legal services or material displayed on this site but only for such personal, non-commercial use and only then provided you do not modify, obscure, or delete any copyright or other propriety notices on the site. No right, title or interest in the materials or software is transferred to you as a result of any such copying and, save for such downloading, you may not reproduce or publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify or else sell or otherwise exploit any such downloaded material in any way, in whole or in part, any of the contents, this site, or any related computer programs and databases. You may not include a link to our sites or display the contents of our website surrounded or frames or otherwise surrounded by material not originating from us without our written signed consent.

We may at any time and at our absolute discretion, notify you by e-mail, fax or any other suitable means of communication, that we require you to desist forthwith from using this website and upon receipt of such notice, you will forthwith cease use of the website and destroy all materials downloaded or otherwise obtained from this site in your then possession, custody or control, as well as all copies of such materials.

While we take all reasonable steps to exclude viruses from this website, we cannot ensure such steps will be successful and we do not accept any liability for the spread of any viruses. You are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from this website. You may be offered links on this website to sites. Whilst we hope you will be interested in those other sites, you acknowledge that we do not accept any liability or responsibility for their content.

The legal costs, fees and/or disbursements or services advertised on this website are all subject to change without notice. Whilst we take all reasonable efforts to keep this website up to date, the material displayed is provided only by way of information and may need to be confirmed through us. The materials and the services contained in our website are provided without warranties of any kind, either express or implied and all liability is excluded to the fullest extent permissible under the laws of England and Wales.

Client Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including any legal costs on a full indemnity basis, arising from or related to your breach of any of these terms. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including any legal costs, arising from or related to your breach of any of these terms.

Disclaimer of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, Bromptons Solicitors hereby exclude liability for any claims, losses, demands or damages of any kind whatsoever with respect to your use of this website service or the materials including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential losses or damages, whether arising from loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of data, loss of use or otherwise and whether or not the possibility of such loss has been notified to Bromptons Solicitors. The foregoing will apply whether such claims, loss or damages arise in tort, contract, negligence, under statute or otherwise. However, if you are a consumer your statutory rights are not affected.

We shall not be liable for any loss, damage or injury resulting from your access to, or inability to access this website, or from your reliance on any information contained in this website.

All information or content transmitted by online invitations or e-mail are the responsibility of you, the sender. You confirm that by using this service you will not transmit any material, which could be considered illegal, defamatory, offensive, obscene, confidential or otherwise objectionable. Neither can Bromptons Solicitors be held liable either directly or indirectly for the content of any invitation or e-mail, nor for any loss nor damage of any kind, which you may incur as the result of your use of this service. You hereby agree to indemnify Bromptons Solicitors for any such loss, which may have occurred.

Jurisdiction

These disclaimers and exclusions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the English courts shall have the exclusive rights to determine any dispute concerning the use of this website. If any provision of these disclaimers and exclusions shall be held by any court of law to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

PRIVACY POLICY AND SECURITY

We are firmly committed to and wish to protect your privacy and information and to provide a safe and secure site for electronic commerce transactions and as a result have created this privacy and security policy. We will treat as confidential all of the personal information you give to us when you register with us using the facility on this website. This includes your name, address, e-mail address, telephone and fax contact numbers, gender, date of birth and any other information.

All transactions you enter into with us through our website and all information you provide to us either on the www.bromptons.net website, by e-mail or through any other means of communication is entered into with and held by Bromptons Solicitors.

Security of Email Correspondence

Our website also invites you to contact us via e-mail. E-mail correspondence is free format text and cannot be encrypted. Therefore, it is not a secure means of communication. Please do not send sensitive information by e-mail and if you do so, it is at your sole risk and we will not accept liability for any loss or damage that you may incur as a result.

Internet Security

Please note that by entering our website you have to provide us with personal details about yourself. Although we take reasonable precautions to secure any personal data against loss, misuse and alteration, please note that it is not possible to absolutely guarantee the security of transmissions over the Internet so please when using our website, we urge you to exercise appropriate discretion. Please read the section on the Data Protection Legislation below.

How do we keep your information up to date?

We endeavour to keep all information received from you, which we hold as accurately and up to date as possible. You may write to us at Bromptons Solicitors, 219 Kensington High Street, London W8 6BD, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 (0)20 7937 0005; FAX: +44 (0)20 7937 3533; info [at] bromptons.net to notify us of any changes to the information you have previously given to us or if you are aware of any inaccuracy in the information we hold about you.

Who at Bromptons Solicitors can see your information?

All information submitted to us by you is available to Bromptons Solicitors and their solicitors and authorised employees managing and using this information, but otherwise is kept confidential from other parties.

Do we share your information with others?

We will not normally pass on your information to others for reasons of confidentiality in accordance with Solicitors Regulation Authority Code of Conduct 2011. If we detect any suspicious financial activity or have any reasonable reason to believe that any individual or organisation is or may be involved in such activity, we reserve the right at our absolute discretion to refuse to accept any monies payable pursuant to any matter in which we are instructed if the monies are drawn on a financial institution not regulated by the European Community Directive on the prevention or the Use of the Financial System for the Purposes of Money Laundering (Directive 2005/60/EC) and the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (SI No. 2007/2157) (as amended). We also reserve our absolute right to report any suspicious payments or activity to the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) following a review by our Nominated Officer without giving you any notice.

What do we do with your information?

The personal information given to us by you will be used to assist us in providing you with marketing material, including information about our legal services or otherwise in connection with your relationship with us, as well as providing you with information regarding the areas of our legal services that you have indicated are of interest to you. We will contact you by e-mail, post or telephone using the contact details given to us.

How can you stop receiving marketing communications from us?

If you are on our email mailing list you may have received e-mails from us about our legal services and other promotional material. You have a right at any time to request us to stop sending you marketing information and to remove your name from our mailing list.

As is the case with many high profile organisations, communications with Bromptons Solicitors by telephone may be recorded for the purposes of training or monitoring our customer service standards and for security.

Data Protection Legislation

Bromptons Solicitors are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under Registration Reference: Z8986832 pursuant to The Data Protection Act 1998 which protects your personal information in the United Kingdom. You have the right to request in writing to receive a copy of the personal information held by Bromptons Solicitors and the source of the personal information. We may charge a £36 (including VAT) fee for providing the personal information to you. Please write to us enclosing your cheque for £36 (including VAT) made payable to “Bromptons Solicitors.”

Information gathered from you passively by us

As with most other websites, Bromptons.net passively gathers information about its users.

Such passive gathering may not be readily noticeable, and may include, but is not be limited to: IP Address, domain from which a person accessed the Internet, individual pages accessed within Brompton’s website, access and session times, environmental variables such as web browser, platform, and operating system, the URL from which you came, the URL you visit when leaving.

This information is gathered and analyzed to enhance our websites, detect problems, determine trends, maintain security, and overall, to assist us in improving the offering of information and services.

This information is generally non-personally identifiable, however, may be combined with personally identifiable information which has been explicitly provided by users to better provide information and services to our users.

Links to other websites

Bromptons.net has links to other websites. Whilst we hope you will find the other sites useful, you acknowledge that Bromptons Solicitors does not endorse or accept any responsibility for their content. Once you visit another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site which Bromptons Solicitors advises you to review.

Bromptons Solicitors does not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy customs of such third party websites. Your use of such websites and the services referred to on those websites is at your own exclusive risk.

COOKIE POLICY

Cookies are data a website can send to your browser and that might be stored on your hard drive. They are used to keep track of passwords, preferences, and various aspects of a user’s “session” with a website, and can be used to direct advertisements and prepare customized Web pages.

We do not send or make use of cookies other than to enhance your user experience and to ensure the successful running of our business.

This website uses Google Analytics and other mainstream analytics packages to help analyse how users use Bromptons.net. The cookies of these Google Analytics and other analytics solutions collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) may be transmitted, always in a secure manner and in a way that ensures you remain anonymous, to the Analytics company such as Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitor’s use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Bromptons.net.

We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google or other analytics solutions companies will not associate your IP address with any other data held by them. Neither we nor the analytics company will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

You may choose to accept or decline cookies – this is your choice. Most Web browsers automatically default to accept them, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our Website.

ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

If you are a client and we have made a contract with you by electronic means you may be entitled to use an EU Online Dispute Resolution service (“ODR”) to assist with any contractual dispute you may have with us. This service can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/odr. Our email address is .