What personal information do we hold on file?
Through this website, we may collect and retain the following personal information about you:
- Postal Address
- Telephone and/or fax number
- Email address
- Details of your query
Please note that transmissions to or from our email system and calls to or from our offices may be monitored and/or recorded for regulatory purposes.
Why do we hold this information?
We use this information to:
- help us provide you with services which may be relevant to you;
- let you know about important changes in the services we offer; and
- keep you up-to-date with developments in law, finance, business or other issues which may interest you.
Your right to opt-out
From time to time, we may contact you by letter, telephone, fax or email with this information. If you would rather not receive material from Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP, please contact our Marketing Department at the address below.
Passing your information to others
It is unlikely that we would transfer your details to any other person, business or professional firm unless you have given your consent. Should you become a client of Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP, it may be necessary to pass your details to reputable third parties to ensure that you receive appropriate, high quality advice for your particular set of circumstances.
If you have passed us your details in connection with the Praesidium Employment Law Protection scheme and your offices are outside the geographical area we cover, we may pass your details to other law firms who participate in that scheme who are more conveniently located for you. These other law firms will use your details to help provide you with details of the Praesidium service.
If you engage us to carry out legal work or provide other advice to you, then in order to carry out your instructions we may need to use the information you provide us in a different way from the way set out in this policy. Please contact us if you have any queries.
Data Protection Act 1998
In the United Kingdom, the Data Protection Act 1998 gives data subjects legal rights to see the information we hold about them, and they have the right to correct any inaccuracies. We take our responsibilities as data controllers very seriously. If you wish to exercise any rights you may have under the Act, or if you have any queries generally about data protection, write to The Data Controller, Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP, 302 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RZ.
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We use the following cookies:
• Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
• Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
• Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
None of cookies on our web site collect or store personal data, we only store standard internet log data for our internal reporting purposes. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the WJM web site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone, keeping your privacy as well as allowing us to improve the web site wherever possible.
The WJM web site does collect some personal / identifiable information but this is always done through asking you the user to enter details such as your email address. We will never capture personal information without making you aware first.
You still have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the WJM services or web site.
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