This website is owned by E and C Solicitors and managed by Southern IT Ltd.
Under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you.
We may gather information about your general internet use by using the cookie. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer's hard drive. Such information will not identify you personally. It is statistical data. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish. This can easily be done by activating the reject cookies setting on your computer.
Depending on which site facilities you use, we collect several different types of information:
We collect Website usage information
In all cases, website usage information excludes any information that can be traced back to you, so is non-personal in the meaning of the Data Protection Act.
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Cookies are small files that are often created when you visit a website, and which are stored in the cookie directory of your computer. A cookie often includes an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies do not damage your computer. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. You can decide if you want to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser to either accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.
There are two types of cookie. Persistent cookies remain on your computer for a specified time, like six or 12 months. We bo NOT use persistent cookies to collect website usage information for use as described above. These cookies contain no personal information and cannot be used to identify you. Persistent cookies are NOT used on this site.
Session-specific cookies are deleted when you leave the website. We use session cookies for the following purposes:
We may use java applets, which are small programs, to collect anonymous web usage information for the purposes described above. You can disable this technology by turning off java support in your browser, with no ill effect on your use of the website.
Information collected from our website via any of the mechanisms described above is processed solely for the purposes of Southern IT Ltd, and is used solely for the purposes of improving the quality of the website and reporting general statistical information. None of the information above can be related to an individual user of the website.
In some cases, we do use personal information about you, but only information that you provide. There are two types of personal information that we use; transitory information (which is used briefly for a specific purpose) and stored information (which is kept for future visits).
In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We do our upmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is treated stored securely.
You will be asked for contact details when you use any of the following site facilities:
You have a right to request a copy of any personal data held by the web site owner at any time (for which a small charge may be applicable), in order to check its accuracy. If you wish to do this, please write to:
E and C Solicitors57 Hythe Street Dartford. DA1 1BG