How we respect your privacy

Mason, Baggott & Garton (the ‘Firm’) is a Partnership with its head office at 13-19 Wells Street, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN15 6HN and registered with the Information’s Commissioner’s Office (Z5478654)

Data Protection and the Firm’s Privacy Policy

The Firm takes data protection seriously and safeguarding the privacy of the Website visitors is important to us. This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we may collect when you visit the Website. It also explains our use of cookies and tells you how to contact us if you have any queries about how we use your personal information. In using the Website or by registering for any of the specific services we offer through it you are indicating that you understand and accept that your personal information may be used by us in the manner described below.

Links with other websites

This Privacy Policy only relates to the website. Any links from the Website to other websites are provided merely for your convenience and do not imply endorsement by us of the content or provider.

Information collected and how we use it

When you access or sign up to any of the Firm’s services including newsletters, bulletins, competitions, webinars etc., we may collect and process personal information such as your name, address, telephone number, email address and other information relating to you.

We will store and use your personal information for purposes such as administering and maintaining our relationship with you; providing services or information requested by you; providing you with further information about our products and services; and for auditing usage of the Website. Your information will not normally be disclosed to third parties except where that is necessary for fulfillment of our obligations to you or we are obliged or permitted to do so by law.

The Firm does not use any web intelligence software or collect any personal data about users of the Website other than aggregated data which is used to help the Firm improve the quality of the Website. No information about you is stored by us or transmitted by us to any third party

Use of your information outside the European Union

In order to provide you with requested products and services we may need to transfer your personal information to service partners based in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). This does not diminish your rights. The Firm will take all reasonable steps necessary to ensure that any personal information transferred outside the EEA will be treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Security

The Firm has policies and technical measures in place to safeguard and protect your personal information against unauthorised access, accidental loss, improper use and disclosure. However, the internet is not completely secure and though we will do our best to protect your personal information the transmission of your data to us is done so at your own risk.

How we use cookies

Our online services use cookies, a small text file originating from us and stored by your computer. The cookie file helps identify you and any particular interests or preferences you express, making your future Website visits more efficient, but it does not store any personal information. Save for the use of cookies, we do not automatically log data or collect data. You can set your computer browser to reject cookies but this may preclude your use of certain parts of our Website.

Your rights

You have the right to request copies of your personal information.  If you think any of the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, you may also request it is corrected or erased. You also have a right, in certain circumstances, to object to our processing of your personal information, to require us to stop processing your personal information and/or to withdraw your agreement to processing based on ‘consent’, but this does not apply where we have other legal justifications to continue processing your data or an overriding legitimate interest.

Access requests should be emailed to [email protected].