Privacy & Cookies Policy

This Data Protection and Privacy Policy relates solely to personal data provided by you to Napthens LLP. We respect your right to privacy and we are committed to keeping your personal information private and informing you how we use it. This policy outlines the principles we follow.

Data Protection Registrar

We are obliged by the Data Protection Act 1998 to follow certain principles of ‘good information handling’ to protect any personal data we hold. We are also obliged to register with the Data Protection Registrar, which we have done.

Collecting Information

We collect information in the following ways:

  • by various forms (including enquiry and registration forms) submitted by you
  • by using “cookies” & log files
  • by software that generates statistics about use of our site.

Information submitted by you in whatever manner, including by enquiry and registration forms, will be used solely to provide you services that you have requested and for internal administration purposes. This information will not be accessible by other users of the website.

We collect users LinkedIn data via Lead Generation forms placed in our sponsored content. The forms are auto-populated with the individuals LinkedIn data when our sponsored content is clicked. The auto-populated fields are: first and last name, work email address, job title, company name and industry. The purpose of the information collected is to provide a free demo/trial of the promoted service offer and market associated products/services. The data is responsibly stored and not shared with any third party suppliers and is destroyed once of no further use.

Cookies Policy

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. We use cookies when only strictly necessary, to help us find out what parts of the site you visit, what you like and what’s most relevant to you.

Cookies are nothing to be afraid of – we don’t store personal, confidential or sensitive information in the cookies we create.

We present this information to you to make sure we’re up-front and honest about your privacy when using our website.

Our Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to help us improve your experience of the site. To ensure you can fully use all the features of our site, your computer or mobile device will need to accept cookies. If you disable cookies, you will still be able to navigate the site, but certain features might not function correctly.

Our cookies never store personal or sensitive information; they simply hold a unique random reference to you so that once you visit the site we can recognise who you are and provide certain content to you.

Information on how to block, limit or delete cookies can be found in the Managing Cookies section below

Third Party Cookies

Some of the cookies stored on your computer when using our website are not directly related to us.

Google Analytics – This is used by nearly every website in the world and helps us view and analyse visitor information; such as browser versions, visitor numbers, and response to marketing activity. This information enables us to improve the website and your visiting experience.

The information stored by these cookies is secure, never contains any confidential information and can only be seen by us and Google.

Third party sites, including Google, may show our ads across the internet. They may also use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to our website. To opt out of Google’s use of cookies, visit the Google advertising opt-out page.

Share Tools – If you decide to ‘share’ any of our content with friends or associates through any of the social networks – you may be sent cookies from these websites. We cannot control the creation of these cookies, so we suggest you visit the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Managing Cookies

The majority of web browsers have cookies enabled by default. You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies, or to be informed if a cookie is set. Each web browser has different ways of doing this, so please look at the ‘Help’ menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

To find out more about cookies visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Disclosure to Third Parties

We will not disclose, sell or give away your personal information to third parties except to the extent necessary to provide you with a requested service, or as required by law.

We will do everything we can to comply with the requirements of the UK Data Protection Act 1998, including ensuring compliance by our staff.

We have implemented various security measures to safeguard your information and we will use all reasonable efforts to maintain and improve such measures at all times. However, transmissions made via the internet cannot be made absolutely secure and therefore we assume no liability for disclosure of data due to errors in transmission or unauthorised third parties. We may assign data as part of a sale of our business.

Protection of Personal Privacy

Please remember that protection of your privacy starts with you. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your username and password and you should always be careful and responsible whenever disclosing information on-line. We will keep personal data as safe and secure as practicably possible and protect against loss, unauthorised disclosure or access.

Third Party Policies

If you click through to a third party’s website from our website, you will be subject to that third party’s privacy policy over which we have no control. We cannot therefore assume any responsibility or liability for these third party policies.

Miscellaneous

We will retain your data for as long as the purpose for which the data was collected continues, and then, subject to legal or other regulatory requirements, it will be destroyed.

We retain the right to amend this Data Protection & Privacy Policy at any time but will always make available our most recent policy statement on the website. This policy shall not create any contractual relationship between Napthens LLP and any other party; nor shall it confer rights of any description on any party.

Acceptance

In using the services offered by Napthens LLP, you signify your acceptance of this privacy policy. If you are not comfortable with any aspect of this policy then we must ask you to discontinue using our services.

Updating your Information

If your personal details change, please help us to keep your details up to date by notifying us. You also have the right to access and/or correct the personal information held by us, for which we may need to charge a small fee to cover our administration costs. If you wish to do this then please send an email to us at Preston@napthens.co.uk. Alternatively, write or fax to:

The Data Protection Manager
Napthens LLP
7 Winckley Square, Preston, PR1 3JD
Fax: 01772 257 805