Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY


At Ridouts it is our practice to keep the identities of our clients and our casework confidential, and we are equally committed to protecting your privacy online.

Our website is intended to give visitors a clear overview of the firm, its outlook and the areas of legal advice given. It was an important aim of the website to provide visitors with a service that they could trust, and a central part of achieving such trust is detailed in this privacy policy. It is the rigorous enforcement of this policy that protects your privacy and ensures that any information that you choose to share with us is processed lawfully and legitimately.

When you contact us or browse our website, some of the information we may collect includes names, email address as well as other information regarding your internet connectivity. We may use this information to improve the content of our website, provide our services to you and/or to communicate with you generally. It is certainly not our practice to rent or sell on your details or otherwise share them with third parties. However, we may disclose personal data when we are required to do so in order to comply with applicable law. Please see below for further details on how we use the data we collect from our website.

Cookies

The use of cookies on our website www.ridout-law.com is for its technical functionality and for gathering usage statistics. A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on the visitor’s computer or mobile device.

Analytics

Ridouts uses Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website, which the Firm uses to help improve it. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Please note that Google Analytics has its own privacy policy on how they use data. You should refer to their privacy policy for more information: https://policies.google.com/privacy

E-newsletter – The Ridout Report

 We use a third party provider, Forfront e-Shot, to deliver our monthly Ridout Report. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter.

Security and Functionality

 Ridouts currently uses a website security tool called ‘SabaKast Security Suite’ which allows us to monitor, track and log any and all activity on our website. We use this information for security and functionality purposes to keep users and the Firm’s data secure. 

Certain cookies used by this suite are essential in order to be able to view and run the website, By continuing to use the website, you consent to the relevant cookies being set on your browser.

 Please read our cookie policy for a more detailed explanation of what our various cookies do.

 Your individual rights

 Any personal data you share with us will be processed in line with current data protection legislation, which includes your right to:

  • request a copy of your personal data;
  • request that any inaccurate personal data is corrected;
  • request that your personal data is deleted and destroyed when causing damage or distress;
  • opt out of receiving electronic communications from the firm.

Should you wish to make a request in line with your rights as an individual or to make a complaint, please contact our Data Protection Officer, Marcia French ([email protected]), or write to us at our address below.

Ridouts Professional Services PLC

7-10 Chandos Street

London

W1G 9DQ