Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (together with HMK Legal’s terms of use) sets out the basis on which any personal data collected from you, or provided by you, will be processed by HMK Legal. Please read the following to understand how your personal data will be treated. By visiting www.hmklegal.co.uk you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is HMKay Legal Limited of Clavering House, Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3NG.  HMK Legal Limited is registered as a data controller with the ICO under registration number ZA124133.

Information collected about you

Like most websites, there is certain information that is automatically tracked by the internet service provider, including the website you just came from, which URL you go to next, the browser you are using and any searches you have done. This information is used for internal purposes to monitor activity on the website only and is kept in a form which does not identify individuals.

HMK Legal will also collect information from you through our website when you complete any “contact” forms.

The information collected may include:

  • name
  • contact information including e-mail address
  • occupation and company details
  • other information relevant to your enquiry

How will HMK Legal use the information it collects?

The information you provide to HMK Legal will be used for the following reasons:

  • to manage our relationship with you
  • to provide you with the best service possible
  • to improve our services
  • provide information relating to us if you indicate that you want to receive marketing material or similar communications
  • provide aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help HMK Legal develop our website and services. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual

When does HMK Legal share your information?

HMK Legal reserves the right to pass any or all of your personal information to the police or any other relevant body for the purposes of crime protection or prevention or for any purpose associated with your misuse, or suspected misuse of the website or in relation to any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings. HMK Legal may also disclose any or all of your personal information to our auditors for audit purposes from time to time or other organisations with whom HMK Legal is jointly organising an event such as a seminar.

Third parties may process information on our behalf, such as our IT service providers, and will have incidental access to your information. However, they will be obliged to act only on our instructions and to keep your information secure. Independent suppliers, such as experts and Counsel, who may handle your information as our client in the course of Employment Tribunal proceedings are required to respect and preserve as confidential your personal information.

Marketing

Any marketing e-mails from HMK Legal will contain an opt-out button. Please use this button if you would like us to stop sending you marketing material. Alternatively, you can ask us to stop sending you marketing material at any time by writing to us at Clavering House, Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3NG.

Cookies

HMK Legal’s site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie policy.

Access to your information and inaccuracies

You have a right to request a copy of the information which we hold about you. To obtain a copy of this information, please write to us at the following address:

HMKay Legal Limited, Clavering House, Clavering Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3NG.

When making such a request please provide payment of the statutory fee of £10.00.

We are committed to ensuring that the information which we hold about you is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage.

This page was last updated on 9 February 2015.