Privacy & Cookies Policy

Alacrity Law Limited (“Alacrity” or ”we”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use at www.alacritylaw.com (“site”) and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting alacritylaw.com you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

In this Policy the following words will have the following meanings:

“Data Protection Legislation” means all laws and regulations (as updated, amended or replaced from time to time), including local, state, national and/or foreign laws, treaties, and/or regulations, laws of the European Union, the European Economic Area and the United Kingdom, applicable to the Processing of Personal Data under the Agreement.

Data controller is Alacrity Law Limited, 1 Fore Street, London, EC2Y 2DT.

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information you give us. This is information about you that you give us by filling in forms with our customer services team or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you are onboarded to use our site or our services. The information you give us may include your: name, title, job title, address, e-mail address and phone number, post qualification experience, financial and credit card information (where relevant) and company/business details.

  • Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site we will automatically collect the following information:

  • technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;

  • details about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), products you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.

  • for generating aggregated statistics about users, traffic patterns etc on the Alacrity website(s) and other services for developing Alacrity’s website traffic and marketing plans.

  • Information we receive from other sources. This is information we receive about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the services we provide. We are working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies). We may receive information about you from them.

USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION

We use information held about you in the following ways:

Information you give to us. We will use this information:

  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts or agreements entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;

  • to provide you with information you have consented to receive about other products and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;

  • to notify you about changes to our service or terms;

  • to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

Information we collect about you allows us to:

  • to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey * purposes;

  • to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;

  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;

  • as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;

  • to measure or understand the effectiveness of the marketing we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant information or promotions to you;

  • to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about products or services that may interest you.

  • Information we receive from other sources. We will combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We will use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with:

  • Any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

  • Selected third parties including:

  • business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract or agreement we enter into with them or you;

  • analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use on www.alacritylaw.com

  • and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Alacrity Law Limited, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA The data that we collect from you will be transferred to, and stored at, a destination inside the European Economic Area (”EEA”).

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at info@alacritylaw.com.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, suppliers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

If at any time you wish to change the preference and uses of your personal information to which you have consented, please contact us at info@alacritylaw.com.

Data Protection Legislation gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with relevant processes.

ON ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

By using our website you agree that we can place cookies on your device, whilst you may block them via your browser settings, to do so may disrupt your experience of the Alacrity site.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY & COOKIES POLICY

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.