Wilsons is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to its website (the 'website').
What information does Wilsons collect?
When you visit or register with the website you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, title and postal and/or email address. We also collect information about your usage of the website using cookies. If you do not want to receive cookies, you may reject them by using your browser settings.
How does Wilsons use this information?
We use the information we collect about you to:
- help us understand how our site is used;
- determine which communications about us may be of interest to you;
- contact you where necessary if (for instance) you have registered to attend a seminar that we are hosting or have requested information regarding the services that we provide;
- administer, support, improve and develop our business; and
- contact you for your views on our services.
We may also use your information to let you know about products and services which we offer which may be of interest to you and may send them by post, telephone or fax, as well as by email or SMS. You will be given an opportunity to tell us that you do not wish to receive this information when you submit your details. Please note that if you do not opt out of receiving marketing material, you will have indicated to us that for the time being you have no objection to being contacted for marketing purposes, and this consent will override any registrations you or your organisation may have with the relevant preference organisations (such as the telephone preference service).
If you change your mind about being contacted by us in the future, or change address, or if any information that we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, please let us know by emailing email@example.com or writing to our Business Development team at Wilsons Solicitors LLP, Alexandra House, Salisbury, SP1 2SB or calling us on 01722 412412 and asking for the Business Development team.
Disclosure of your information
The information you provide to Wilsons will be held on our computers in the UK and will only be accessed by or given to our staff working in the UK. We will not disclose any of your personal identifiable information to anyone else without your express permission to do so, unless we believe that we should do so to comply with the law.
Finally, if Wilsons merges with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to Wilsons new business partners or owners.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website however.
Links to other websites
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 statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.
Cookies used on our sites
_utmz - This cookie stores where a visitor (you) came from. E.g. search engine, search keyword, link, etc.
_utma - This cookie stores each user's amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit.
_utmc, _utmb - These are used to check approximately how long a user (you) stay on our site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends.
How to manage cookies
Our cookies do not store financial information, or information which is capable of directly identifying you (such as your name or address). Cookies simply allow our website to retrieve this information in order to personalise and improve your experience of our website.
However, if you wish to restrict, block or delete cookies provided by this website – or any other website - you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences, or use the following on your particular browser.
- Click the orange Firefox button at the top of the window (Tools menu in Windows XP) and then click Options
- Select the Privacy panel
- From the history drop down select “Use custom settings for history”
- Un-check “Accept cookies from sites”
- Click OK
- Click on the wrench icon, within Chrome
- Select “Settings”
- Select “Under the Hood”
- Click “Content Settings” in the “Privacy” section
- Under the “Cookies” section select “Block sites from setting any data”
Internet Explorer 9
- Click the gear-wheel icon in the top right corner of the browser
- Click Internet Options
- Navigate to the Privacy Tab
- Set the slider to “High” or above
- Click OK to confirm
- Click the gear-wheel icon in the top right corner of the browser
- Click the “Privacy” icon
- Choose “Block cookies” as “Always”
- Close window
- Please bear in mind that if you do this, certain personalised features of this website and others cannot be provided to you.
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