Privacy & Cookie Policy

Woodfines Solicitors (“Woodfines”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. Our privacy policy will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website (regardless of where you visit it from) and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

This privacy notice (together with our Terms and Conditions and any other documents referred to therein) aims to give you information on how Woodfines collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you sign up to our newsletter, purchase a service or take part in a competition.

It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.

Controller

Woodfines is the controller and responsible for your personal data (any reference to "we", "us" or "our" in this privacy notice means Woodfines).

We have appointed a data protection manager (DPM) who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice. If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights (as described below) please contact the DPM using the details set out below.

DPM Contact Details

Our full details are:

  • Full name of legal entity: Woodfines LLP
  • Name or title of DPM: Maria Gallucci
  • Email address: DPM@woodfines.co.uk
  • Postal address: 16 St Cuthbert’s Street, Bedford, MK40 3JG.
  • Telephone number: 01234 270600

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues. We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.

This version was last updated on 25th May 2018 and historic versions can be obtained by contacting us.

The latest version of our full privacy policy can be found here

Cookies

Cookies are small text files. Many websites place cookies on your computer when you visit. Cookies are used to make websites work, or to make them work more efficiently, and to provide useful information to website operators. If you agree to receive cookies a small text file will be placed in your browser.

Our Website uses the following Google Analytics cookies: utma; utmb; utmc; utmz.

These cookies help us analyse how our visitors use the Website. We use this information to prepare reports and improve the Website. This information is anonymous. The information includes the number of visitors to the Website, where visitors have come to the Website from and the pages they visited. A different cookie is used for each website, and visitors are not tracked across multiple sites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information may then be used to evaluate visitors' use of the Website and to compile statistical reports on Website activity for Woodfines.

Many web browsers allow users to control most cookies through their browser settings. You may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.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.

You can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on in your browser, which prevents Google Analytics from collecting information about your website visits.

Unsubscribing from our marketing

If you do not wish to receive further information about services and events offered by Woodfines, please contact the Marketing Team by writing to Woodfines LLP, 16 St Cuthbert's Street, Bedford, MK40 3JG, or by emailing marketing@woodfines.co.uk. You may also contact Woodfines this way if you wish to have access to, modify, correct or object to the further processing of your information.