Privacy Policy

The following information explains the ways in which we process and secure your personal information.

Our privacy policy details the manner in which we collect, store and use information provided by you [the client].

This privacy policy sets out how Lawyers4U uses and protects any information that you give Lawyers4U when you use this website.

Lawyers4U is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Lawyers4U may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st October 2007.

Information we may collect

We may collect the following information, pertaining to your legal query:

Your name, information pertaining to the situation in which you find yourself (where relevant to assessing your legal situation), dates and times of events and information pertaining to 3rd parties involved directly to the situation in which you find yourself.

For the purpose of processing credit / debit card payments our 3rd party payment gateway PayPalUK will ask for details required for the processing of payments online.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our system will never ask directly for names and personal details of 3rd parties connected to your query. If you provide such information we aim to ensure all information is secure and will not be passed to any other organisations or individuals not connected with Lawyers4U. However, in the unlikely event information is stolen from Lawyers4U, Lawyers4U will not be held liable for circumstances arising from the use of such stolen information.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

Some of the information we request may not be directly required to offer information or advice, but is asked for to allow us to improve our service and offer you the best possible information. Where information is not essential to our service we will always offer a means for you to 'opt-out'. In such situations a tickbox will be visible allowing you to inform us not to store certain types of information.

This advice service is intended for reference only and should not be used in lieu of full legal counsel.
See Terms and Conditions for full details.