1.1 Read Cooper Limited (trading as BWK Solicitors) recognises that the correct and lawful treatment of personal data will maintain confidence in the organisation but more importantly, we understand the importance of protecting the confidentiality and integrity of your personal data.
2. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
- “Cookie” means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Website when you visit certain parts of Our Website and/or when you use certain features of Our Website;
- “Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);
- “personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by the EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and
- “We/Us/Our” means ‘Read Cooper Limited’, a limited company trading as BWK Solicitors, registered in England and Wales under company number ‘06442644’ whose registered address is ‘The Old Star, Church Street, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire HP27 9AA’.
3.2 By using Our Website, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Website for analytics. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.
3.3 All Cookies used by and on Our Website are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Website, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Website, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Website and your experience of it.
Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Website such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.
It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Website, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Website and advertising more relevant to your interests
Third Party Cookies
Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Website, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Website.
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Website until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
Cookies on Our Website are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below.
For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.
4. WHAT COOKIES DOES OUR WEBSITE USE?
4.1 The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
|Name of Cookie||Purpose & Type||Strictly Necessary|
4.2 The following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
|Name of Cookie||Purpose & Type||Provider||Strictly Necessary|
4.3 Our Website uses analytics services provided by ‘Google Analytics’. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Website is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Website and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Website, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Website, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
4.4 The analytics service(s) used by Our Website use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.
4.5 The analytics service(s) used by Our Website use(s) the following analytics Cookies:
|Name of Cookie||Purpose & Type||Provider||Strictly Necessary|
5. CONSENT OR CONTROL
5.1 Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a ‘banner’ requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of Our Website may not function fully or as intended. You can return to your Cookie preferences to review and/or change them at any time by visiting ‘http://BWKsolicitors.co.uk/cookie-policy/’.
5.2 In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
5.3 The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
- Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
- Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
- Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB
- Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences
- Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)
7. FURTHER INFORMATION
7.2 For more information about privacy please visit http://BWKsolicitors.co.uk/privacy-cookies-policy/