Cookie Policy

Cookies & Privacy Policy

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will be used only in accordance with this privacy policy.

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).are adhered to.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

For the purpose of Data Protection Act 2018, the data controller is Vinesh Patel. All enquires relating to personal Data held by the firm please e-mail

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Your name
  • Contact information including email address and phone number
  • Demographic information such as postcode
  • Other information relevant to enquiries made through our site

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping;
  • We may use the information to improve our services;
  • Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, except for where we have legitimate interests in doing so, we may use your details to send you information related to our services/products through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named above.

Your rights

All individuals who are the subject of personal data held by JSP Law are entitled to:

Ask what information the firm holds about them and why
Ask how to gain access to it
Be informed how to keep it up to date
Be informed how the firm is meeting its data protection obligations

Security and retention of data

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. For this purpose, we will not hold your personal data for any longer than is reasonable. Further, we have taken reasonable steps to protect your information against unauthorised access and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, damage and destruction. Nevertheless, any personal data submitted by you is at your own risk.

We will not transfer your personal details to any third party for the purpose of direct marketing without your permission. We use certain third party service providers who may have access to your personal data so that they can provide services to us. When this occurs, we have a data protection compliant contract in place with these third parties. If you provided your details through our website then Moore Legal Technology who manages our online strategy will have access to your details.

Use of cookies

This website uses cookies to better understand the users’ experience while visiting the website. Cookies are small files saved to the user’s 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.

You can choose whether or not to accept cookies using the buttons on our cookie notice at the top of our site. Some cookies are essential cookies and cannot be turned off using these buttons. We have listed these ‘strictly necessary’ cookies, what they are used for and how long they are retained below.

If you do ‘accept cookies’ then the cookies listed below may be stored on your device depending on what content you view or interact with on our website. A description of each cookie, what it is used for and how long it is retained is set out below.

If you choose not to accept cookies then we will only store the ‘Strictly necessary cookies’ listed below for the periods set out next to them. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website onto their computer’s hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

 

Name Purpose Expires
wordpress_test_cookie Set and used by WordPress to test for cookie capability Session
Wordfence_verifiedHuman,
wfvt_{random}
WordPress Wordfence security plugin cookies to verify the user is a person and not a bot or security threat 30 minutes, 24 hours
ginger-cookie Used to remember your cookie preference settings 1 month

Tracking Cookies

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use this website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are. We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies in accordance with Google’s privacy policy:-

Universal Analytics

Name Purpose Expires
_ga This helps us count how many people visit the site by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years
_gid This helps us count how many people visit the site by tracking if you’ve visited before 24 hours
_gat Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 10 minutes

Google Analytics

Name Purpose Expires
_utma Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to the site or to a certain page 2 years
_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on the site 30 minutes
_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser When you close your browser
_utmz This tells us how you reached the site (for example from another website or a search engine) 6 months

Call tracking and recording

We use telephone tracking numbers to link a user’s call to the marketing channel that they originated from. This is done using cookies – you can choose to decline cookies, as explained above, if you would prefer not to be tracked.

The following cookies are set for this purpose:-

CallRail Call Tracking (non-essential) calltrk_landing Tracks the website or webpage landed on by the visitor. 1 year
calltrk_referrer Tracks the last website visited prior to landing on our website. 1 year
calltrk_session_##### Provides an identifier for the user visiting the website 1 year

Downloads & media files

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available, users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party antivirus software or similar applications.

We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third-party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party antivirus software or similar applications.

External website links & third parties

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and look at the appropriate privacy policy applicable to the relevant website being used.

Social media usage

While we may have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.

There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. You can find further information about some social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below.

Contact

If you have any queries in relation to the above please do not hesitate to contact us through any of the contact methods on our site.