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This policy relates to the website with the domain name 'http://www.echarris.com' (the "Website") belonging to EC Harris LLP ("EC Harris") and its affiliated companies and organisations .

1.  EC Harris LLP ("We" or "Us") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

2.  This policy (together with our terms and conditions of use (Our terms and conditions) (the "Terms") and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us and how we use "cookies" as a result of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/1208). Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

3.  For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"), the data controller is EC Harris LLP, of ECHQ, 34 York Way, London N1 9AB.

4.  We may collect and process the data about you including information that you provide by filling in any forms on the Website. This includes (without limitation) information provided at the time of registering to use the Website; subscribing to any service on the Website; posting material or enquires requesting further services, enquires relating to employment vacancies; details of your visits to the Website and the resources that you access. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the Website.

5.  If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

6.  We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.

7.  Our Website uses 'cookies' to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website (and also allows us to improve it). A cookie is simply a small file that is stored on your computer when you visit any website (unfortunately, there are no chocolate chips in our cookies). If you visit a website again, it is recognised as a repeat visit by means of the cookie. The cookie contains a unique number (and therefore no personal data). We use "session" cookies for analytical purposes (to measure the number of hits and visits etc.), but will not use the cookie to identify you personally (nor can it be used to identify you on websites belonging to third parties). You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies, to delete cookies, or to be informed if a cookie is set. You can find out how to do this by clicking "help" on your browser menu, however it may lead to reduced functionality and you may not be able to enjoy our Website to its full extent.

8.  The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

9.  Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

10.  Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

11.  We use information held about you to ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer, and to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

12.  We may disclose your personal information to:

  • 12.1 any affiliated companies and organisations, including EC Harris (BAC) Limited and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006;
  • 12.2 third parties in the event that we buy the whole (or any part) of any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller of such business or assets; or in the event that the business or assets of EC Harris LLP (or any part it) is acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets;
  • 12.3 if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply the terms and conditions of the Website and other agreements.

13 The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, these websites have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

14 The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

15 Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on the Website.

16 Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to:

EC Harris
ECHQ
34 York Way
London
N1 9AB
United Kingdom
t +44 (0)20 7812 2000


 

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ECHQ
34 York Way
London
N1 9AB
United Kingdom

t +44 (0)20 7812 2000

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