Our Privacy & Cookies Policy

We respect your privacy

This policy sets out the personal information that we gather about you when you visit our website, how we may use that information and who we may share it with.  We have completed a notification under the Data Protection Act 1998 with the Information Commissioner. We comply with the Act and ensure that you have the benefit of all the protection the Act grants to you.

Further information on the Act, and a copy of our notification, is available from the Information Commissioner’s website: https://ico.org.uk/.

Access to data

You have certain rights under the Data Protection Act.  You have the right to be told what personal information we hold about you. If you wish to exercise that right, you should address this matter in writing and send it to our mailing address, which is set out at the bottom of every page on our website.

What information do we collect?

We collect only general data relating to how our website is used. This includes information concerning the number of visitors to our website, the pages our visitors come from and which pages they view.  This data does not personally identify you to us or any other party and is purely used to aid us in our market research.

We will only collect any information about you, from which you could be identified, with your consent, such consent being indicated by you choosing to provide that information to us in any of the following ways:

  • sending such information in an email to any email address ending in ‘@shulmans.co.uk’ which you have accessed using our website, including via the links on our ‘Get in touch’ page;
  • by you filling in the details required to make use of our ‘Online Enquiries’ form which will allow us to contact you and attempt to deal with your enquiry; or
  • by you filling in the details required to allow us to include you on our mailing list to receive information and updates regarding our trainee recruitment programme.

Cookies

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. We use the following cookies: 

 Cookie name 
Purpose
Duration
For Google Analytics* purposes:
   
_ga
For tracking returning visitors.
Stored for two years
_gat
For tracking a visitor’s current session.
Stored for 10 minutes
Other cookies:
   
Has_js
Used internally to remember that a visitor has JavaScript enabled.
Stored until the visitor closes the browser
Cookie-agreed
To ensure the Cookies banner doesn’t pop up after you have agreed to our use of Cookies.
Stored for 100 days

* We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and then shortened there.

Google uses this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of this website, compile reports about the website activities and provide further services to us, with regard to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser will be merged with other Google data, within the frame of Google Analytics.

You may object to the future use of the aforementioned information (including your IP address) by installing a deactivation add-on (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?h!=uk) for your browser.

By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

If you would like to know more about cookies, useful information can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

E-newsletter

If you would like to receive our e-newsletter, please email marketing@shulmans.co.uk and we will be happy to add you to our mailing list. If you do not wish to continue to receive our e-newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link on the e-newsletter.

Our e-newsletter does not use cookies, but it is managed by a third party provider who uses cookies to establish whether an e-newsletter has been opened, and which pages have been visited.  The information collected is used only to help improve the content of our e-newsletter and to measure interest in the content of our e-newsletter and not to identify you as an individual recipient.

Changes to this policy

We may modify or update this policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted here.

Please submit any comments, questions or concerns about this policy to us at the address below.

Conclusion

We do hope you enjoy visiting our website and hope this policy and the contents of our website are helpful. If you have any queries please contact IT@shulmans.co.uk.

Our Terms of Use

These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in them) set out the terms on which you may make use of this website. ‘Use’ includes accessing, browsing and using this website. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use this website.

Please read these terms carefully. By using this website, you confirm that you accept these terms and that you agree to comply with them.

Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you.

Changes to the website

We may update this website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on this website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We do not guarantee that this website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Accessing the website

This website is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that this website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of this website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason this website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this website.

You are also responsible for ensuring that everyone who accesses this website through your internet connection is aware of these terms and any other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

Intellectual property rights

The material and works on this website are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from this website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on this website.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on this website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on this website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of this website in breach of these terms, your right to use this website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

No reliance on information

The content on this website and our e-newsletter (which links to this website) is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to legal or other advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from taking, any action on the basis of the content on this website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on this website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on this website is accurate, complete or up to date.

Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to this website or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, this website
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on this website.

If you are a business user, please note that, in particular, we will also not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue
  • business interruption
  • loss of anticipated savings
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any site linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of sites linked on this website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked sites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any services to you. These are set out in our Terms of Business which will be supplied to you when you instruct us to act for you on a matter

Viruses

We do not guarantee that this website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform in order to access this website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse this website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this website, the servers on which this website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this website. You must not attack this website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing all the information we hold concerning you to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this website will cease immediately.

Linking to this website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not, without our written approval, establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to this website in any site that is not owned by you.

This website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of this website other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these terms.

Third party links and resources in this website

Where this website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Applicable law

These terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. Shulmans LLP and you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.