Privacy

We have developed this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy of your data. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of your data whilst providing a personalised and valuable service. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact us by e-mail on privacy@cripps.co.uk. This privacy policy applies to all personal data as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998.

 

Information collected and its use. We collect personal information from you in order that our services can be offered as effectively as possible. In particular, we may hold information for the following purposes:

 

  1. where information is submitted by you in relation to an enquiry about our services, for the purpose of responding to your enquiry. If you subsequently instruct us to act for you, the information will be held in accordance with our data protection procedures for clients. If you do not subsequently instruct us to act for you we may retain your details for the purpose of contacting you in future about our services, seminars or bulletins, unless you request us not to do so by e-mailing privacy@cripps.co.uk 
  2. where information is submitted by you in relation to any job application, for the purpose of assessing your application as part of the decision-making process relating to job vacancies. Information will be retained after a decision has been reached on your application, unless you ask us not to retain the information. If we offer you a position which you accept, the information will be held in accordance with our data protection procedures for employee records 
  3. generally, for any purpose for which you give us express or implied consent to use the information, or for any other purpose permitted under the Data Protection Act 1998.

 

Security. We use a number of technologies and operational procedures to protect data submitted to us. Security of data on our equipment is provided by a combination of firewalls, website authentication services and data encryption.

 

Disclosures. Unless required to do so by law, we will not pass your information to any third party other than a data processor acting on our instructions pursuant to the Data Protection Act 1998 or to other organisations with whom we provide joint training or seminars. Please inform us on privacy@cripps.co.uk. if you do not want us to do this.

 

Cookies. Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our Website. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookies Notice.

 

You have control. If at any stage you would like to remove, check or amend the information held by us about you please send an e-mail to privacy@cripps.co.uk, or write to our Data Protection Officer at Cripps LLP , Number 22, Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 8AS and we will take the necessary action within a reasonable time. We reserve the right to charge a fee of £10 for complying with such a request. We also reserve the right to take reasonable steps to confirm your identity before making any disclosure of information held by us.

 

Change to privacy policy. If we change this privacy policy, the amended privacy policy will be posted on this website and the revised policy will take effect once posted. Your continued use of this website after the posting will signify your agreement to the new terms.

 

Transmission of data. Whilst we have taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the information you provide will be kept secure from unauthorised access we cannot guarantee that the information will be secure during transmission by you to this website.

 

Contact us. Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed. Please contact us at privacy@cripps.co.uk.