Privacy Policy

Michelmores LLP ("Michelmores") is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to www.michelmores.com. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

By registering on this site, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.

1. INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT FROM YOU

  • 1.1 When you visit, register on or submit enquiries to michelmores.com you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details. We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from messages you post to the website and e-mails or letters you send to us.

2. USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

  • 2.1 Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our site and to supply the services you have requested. It will also enable us to bill you and to contact you where necessary concerning your query. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.
  • 2.2 In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the site or our services. Further, where you have consented, we might also use your information to let you know about other products and services which we offer which may be of interest to you and we may contact you by post, telephone or fax, as well as by e-mail. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know.

3. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

  • 3.1 The information you provide to us will be held on our computers in the UK and may be accessed by or given to our staff and third parties who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. Those parties process information, fulfill and deliver orders and provide support services on our behalf. We may also pass aggregate information on the usage of our site to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.
  • 3.2 If our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.
  • 3.3 Countries outside the European Economic Area do not always have strong data protection laws. However, we will always take steps to ensure that your information is used by third parties in accordance with this policy.
  • 3.4 Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

4. COOKIES

  • 4.1 Cookies are small amounts of information which we store on your computer. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. You may set up your computer to reject cookies although, in that case, you may not be able to use certain features on our site. Please see our full Cookie Policy below for more information.

5. SECURITY AND DATA RETENTION

  • 5.1 We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

6. ACCESSING AND UPDATING

  • 6.1 You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

7. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

  • 7.1 Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the site and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification.

8. CONTACT

  • 8.1 All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be sent to Phillip Maddick.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files, containing data about your general internet usage, which are stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. In this section you will find information about the cookies that may be set when you visit this website and how to reject or delete those cookies. 

Topics Include:

  • Uses of cookies 
  • How to control and delete cookies
  • List of the main cookies on this website
  • Third Party Cookies
  • Local Shared Objects (Flash Cookies)
  • Admin and members areas of this website

1. Uses of cookies 

Some of the cookies that we use are strictly necessary for the intended operation of our website. Otherwise, and where you consent to us doing so, we use cookies for a variety of purposes, including (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to carry information across pages of our website and so avoid having to re-enter information; 
  • Within registration to allow you to access stored information;
  • Monitoring the general usage of our website;
  • Determining how frequently particular pages are visited and by whom; and
  • Understanding who has seen which pages.

2. How to control and delete cookies

This website will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this website you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this website.

This website uses services provided by other companies (e.g. Google, Facebook) who also set cookies on this website on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing.

If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please continue reading.

3. List of the main cookies on this website

This is a list of the main cookies set by this website, and what each is used for.

Cookie Name

Purpose

PHPSESSID
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This is a session cookie stored in the computer's memory only during a user's browsing session and are automatically deleted from the user's computer when the browser is closed.
This cookie stores a session ID that is not personally identifiable to users, allowing the user to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly.
Session cookies are never written on the hard drive and they do not collect any information from the user's computer. Session cookies expire at the end of the user's browser session and can also become no longer accessible after the session has been inactive for a specified length of time, usually 20 minutes.
This cookie may also be used to store information such as the contents of a shopping cart or to provide feedback messages to users during your browsing session.

 

4. Third Party Cookies

This website uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on this website on its behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing. We cannot prevent such suppliers from collecting information about your usage of their services on our website. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.

Google Analytics

Cookie

Further information

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This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a number of cookies in order to evaluate your use of this website and enable us to carry out actions including (but not limited to) :

Tracking the number of visitors to this website.
Monitoring the number of users on the website at any given time.
Analysing popular content on this website.

Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
How to reject or delete this cookie
http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

 

We sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube, Vimeo or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. This website does not control the dissemination of these cookies.

You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Sharing Tools

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that this website now carries embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through a number of popular social networks.

Examples of Social networks that provide sharing services are:

  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn

Sharing may be faciliated by the use of 3rd party services provided other companies, for example, ShareThis (http://www.sharethis.com/) or AddThis (http://www.addthis.com)

These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. this website does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Login Tools

This website may use a 3rd party service to allow users to login with an account the user hold with a Social Networking site. Examples of this are the ability to sign in with Twiiter or Facebook accounts. This website does not control the dissemination of these cookies which are used authenticate users.

5. Local Shared Objects (Flash Cookies)

This website may use the Adobe Flash Player to deliver its video content using services or software.

Software and services we use include:

To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects - or Flash Cookies as they are commonly known - are employed to provide features such as auto-resume and for saving your preferences. Flash Cookies are stored on a user's terminal much the same as cookies are, however it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way.

How to disable Flash Cookies:

The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies either for a specific domain like bbc.co.uk or for all websites - see http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for details. Please be aware that restricting the use of Flash Cookies may affect the features available to you for Flash based applications such as this website iPlayer.

Please note that if you disable your Flash cookies for this website you may be unable to watch video content

6. Admin and members areas

This website contains areas which are not accessible without logging in using a username and / or password. These restricted areas are used for a range of activities including the administration of the website, the provision of members only content, and management of users profiles.

Access to these areas is controlled by a Session Cookie which is deleted automatically at the end of your browsing session, however if you choose to tick a ‘remember me’ checkbox to automatically log you in to the account this is managed with a standard Cookie that will be set to persist for a long period of time. This may also be achieved by the use of 3rd party systems like Facebook connect.

Within these restricted areas other cookies may be set automatically. These cookies are associated with scripts and applications that are used as part of the administration system (for example by WYSIWYG content editors).