The purpose of this policy is:
The Law Society complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. It is the data controller and sole owner of personal data collected on these websites and on the website at http://www.lawgazette.co.uk .
We use up-to-date industry procedures to keep personal data as safe and secure as possible and to protect against loss, unauthorised disclosure or access.
The Law Society uses your information for the purposes of advertising, marketing and public relations and only for long as necessary for those purposes.
You can request a copy of the details that we hold about you. A small fee may be payable.
For more information please refer to our Data Protection Policy .
The Law Society provides a suite of e-mail newsletters . We store the e-mail addresses of users who register for these services. We may sometimes use your email address to tell you about Law Society products or services that relate to your selections.
You can unsubscribe from any of these e-mail services by clicking on the unsubscription link in the e-mails. You can change the e-mail address we hold or unsubscribe by replying to an email with this request, or by e-mailing email@example.com .
We do not sell or pass on your email details to third parties.
If you would like to change the registration information we hold about you or want to it to be removed from our registration database, you may do so by returning to the personalisation area and changing or removing your details as you wish.
We do not at present forward the information collected about you to any third parties except where required by law to do so. However, we reserve the right to change this position at any time. If the Law Society choose to employ the services of a third party it will inform you, but the change will only apply in relation to information which we collect from you after we have informed you of the change. We will not disclose any information we have already collected about you without your consent other than where required to do so by law. At all times, the Law Society will control and be responsible for the use of your information.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer while you are visiting a website. Cookies help to make websites work. They also provide us with information about how users interact with our site. We use this information to improve your experience on our website.
The law about cookies changed in May 2011. Websites must get your agreement before they set a cookie on your computer or handheld device.
We are working to find the best way to get your agreement to set cookies without disrupting your experience of our website.
In the meantime, you can tell your web browser to notify you whenever a website attempts to set a cookie. You can also tell your browser to refuse all cookies, although doing so will affect your experience of many websites.
We may capture your credit card details if you chose to use the Law Society shop online. These details will be encrypted and processed by our staff in the shop. They will not be passed to any third parties and we will not use online credit card authorisation software.
By using Law Society websites and the website at http://www.lawgazette.co.uk  you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in the manner set out above.