WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

 

We are fully committed to protect their personal information and use it properly. This policy describes how we may collect and use personal information, and the rights and choices available to our visitors and users regarding such information.

 

We strongly urge you read this policy and make sure you fully understand and agree with it, before you access or use any of our services. If you do not read, fully understand and agree to this Privacy Policy, you must immediately leave this website, application or service, and avoid or discontinue all use of any of our services. 

 

1. Your Consent

Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how we P Black Solicitors Limited., may collect and use information pertaining to each of our unregistered visitors and registered users”), in connection with their access to and use our website and related services (the “Services”).

 

This Privacy Policy constitutes a binding and enforceable legal contract between us and you - so please read it carefully.

 

You may visit and/or use the Services only if you fully agree to this Privacy Policy - and by accessing and/or using any of the Services, you signify and affirm your informed consent to this Privacy Policy, including to the collection and processing of your Personal Information as defined and explained below.

 

Please note: you are not obligated by law to provide us with any information. You hereby acknowledge, warrant and agree that any information you do provide us is provided of your own free will and consent, for the purposes and uses described herein.

 

By accessing or using any of our services, you signify your consent to this Privacy Policy. You may use our services only if you fully consent to the practices described in this policy.

 

2. What Information Do We Collect?

 

OUR WEBSITE IS HOSTED BY WIX.COM

 

2.1. Visitor and User Information

We collect two types of information regarding our Visitors and Users:

 

  1. As a generic the website collates Un-identified and non-identifiable information pertaining to a Visitor or un-identified User, which may be made available to us, or collected automatically via his/her use of the Services (“Non-personal Information”). Such Non-personal Information does not enable us to identify the Visitor or User from whom it was collected. The Non-personal Information collected  mainly consists of technical and aggregated usage information, such as Visitors’ and Users’ browsing and ‘click-stream’ activity on the Services, session heat maps and scrolls, non-identifying information regarding the Visitor’s or User’s device, operating system, internet browser, screen resolution, language and keyboard settings, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, date/time stamps, etc.

  2. Individually identifiable information, namely information that identifies an individual or may with reasonable efforts cause the identification of an individual, or may be of private or sensitive nature (“Personal Information”). The Personal Information collected by us consists of contact details i.e  e-mail address ,details regarding a browsing or usage session (IP address, Geo-location and/or device unique identifier) correspondences (including those made through or uploaded to our Services), and any other Personal Information provided to us by Visitors and/or Users through their access to and/or use of the Services. 

 

3. How Do We Collect Such Information?

There are two main methods the website uses:

  1. We collect information through your use of the Services. In other words, when you are visiting or using our Services, including when you browse the Website register a subscription. This includes the use of “cookies” .

  2. We collect information which you provide us voluntarily. For example, we collect the Personal Information you provide us when you subscribe  to our Services and/or when you contact us directly 

 

4. Why Do We Collect Such Information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services;

  2. To further develop, customize and improve our Services, based on Visitors’ and Users’ common or personal preferences, experiences and difficulties;

  3. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we may use to provide and improve our services;

  5. To enhance our data security and fraud prevention capabilities; and

  6. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

We also collect and use information in order to contact our visitors and users in order to comply with the laws applicable to us.

 

5. Where Do We Store Your Information?

 

Personal Information may be maintained, processed and stored by us in the UK and by the website host Wix (for details regarding Wix go to their website – www.wix.com) . We are committed to keep your information protected and secure, in accordance with industry standard.

 Wix.com participates in and has certified its compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. Wix.com is committed to subjecting all personal data received from European Union (EU) member countries and Switzerland, respectively, in reliance on the Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework’s applicable Principles.  To learn more about the Privacy Shield Framework, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List. [https://www.privacyshield.gov]

​We may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

​If you have a privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed please contact us. Upon request we will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may access, correct, or request deletion of your personal information by contacting us.  We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

 

6. Users-of-Users’ Information

Wix may collect, store and process certain Non-personal and Personal Information of Users-of-Users (“Users-of-Users Information”). For example, we are able to import e-mail contacts from third party services like Gmail, or otherwise collect and manage contacts via our Website. Such contacts are then stored with Wix, on our behalf.

For such purposes, Wix serves and shall be considered as a “Data Processor” and not as the “Controller”

 

 

7. Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties

 

We do not share information directly with third parties, however, Wix may share your Personal Information with third parties (or otherwise allow them access to it) only in the following manners and instances:

 

7.1. Third Party Services:

Wix has partnered with a number of selected service providers, whose services and solutions complement, facilitate and enhance theirs. These include hosting and server co-location services, communications and content delivery networks (CDNs), data and cyber security services,  domain name registrars, fraud detection and prevention services, web analytics, e-mail distribution and monitoring services, session recording and remote access services, performance measurement data optimization and marketing services, content providers, and their legal and financial advisors (collectively, “Third Party Service(s)”). 

Such Third Party Services may receive or otherwise have access to their Users’ Personal Information in facilitating and enhancing their Services and business, and may only use it for such purposes.

WIx are accountable for personal data that they receives under the Privacy Shield and subsequently transfers to a third party as described in the Privacy Shield Principles. In particular, Wix remains responsible and liable under the Privacy Shield Principles if third-party agents that it engages to process the personal data on its behalf do so in a manner inconsistent with the Principles, unless Wix proves that it is not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.

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7.2. Law Enforcement, Legal Requests and Duties:

We may disclose or otherwise allow others access to your Personal Information where there is a legal request, legal proceedings, search warrant or court order, in compliance with applicable laws, with or without notice to you.

 

7.3. Protecting Rights and Safety:

We may share your Personal Information with others if we believe that this will help protect the rights, property or personal safety of us, any of our Users, or any member of the general public, with or without notice to you.

 

7.4. Social Media Features and Framed Pages:

Wix  Services include certain Social Media features and widgets, such as the “Facebook Connect” or “Google Sign-in” features, “Facebook Like” button, the “Share this” button or other interactive mini-programs (“Social Media Features”). These Social Media Features may collect information such as your IP address or which page you are visiting on our Website, and may set a cookie to enable them to function properly. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on Wix Services. Your interactions with these third parties are governed by their policies and not ours.

 

8. Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Wix, in providing our website together with its marketing, analytics and technology partners, uses certain monitoring and tracking technologies (such as cookies, beacons, pixels, tags and scripts). These technologies are used in order to maintain, provide and improve their Services on an ongoing basis, and in order to  give you and us  a better experience. For example,  we are able to maintain and keep track of our Visitor’s and Users’ preferences and authenticated sessions, to better secure our Services, to identify technical issues, user trends , effectiveness, and to monitor and improve the overall performance of our Services.

 

Cookies: In order for some of these technologies to work properly, a small data file (“cookie”) must be downloaded and stored on your device. By default, we use several persistent cookies for purposes of session and user authentication, security, keeping the User’s preferences (e.g., regarding default language and settings), connection stability (e.g., for uploading media, etc.), monitoring performance of our services and generally providing and improving our Services.

If you want to delete or block any cookies, please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Information on deleting or controlling cookies is also available at www.aboutcookie.org (note that this website is not provided by us, and we therefore cannot ensure its accuracy, completeness or availability). Please note that deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies or tracking technologies may prevent you from accessing certain areas or features of our Services, or may otherwise adversely affect your user experience.

 

Clear Gifs: WIx in providing our website may employ a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), which enables them and us to improve our Services by measuring their effectiveness and performance. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, however unlike cookies these are not stored on your device, but are instead embedded within their Services.

 

Flash and HTML5: WIx in providing our website may also employ certain tracking technologies known as “Flash cookies” and “HTML5”, mainly for advertising purposes. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing or blocking such technologies.

 

9. Communications from us

9.1. Promotional Messages:

By subscribing to any Services and providing us with your e-mail address you expressly agree to receive promotional content or messages from us through such means. 

 If you wish not to receive such promotional messages, you may notify us at any time.

 

10. Accessing Your Personal Information

If you wish to access and/or request us to make corrections to the Personal Information that you have stored with us, email us at legal@pblacksolicitors.co.uk and we will respond within a reasonable timeframe and in accordance with any applicable law.

 

11. Data Retention

We may retain your Personal Information for as long as your subscription is active or as otherwise needed to provide you with our Services.

We may continue to retain such Personal Information even after you deactivate your subscription and/or cease to use any particular Services, as reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our agreements and/or protect our legitimate interests.

 

12. Security

Our website has security measures designed to protect the Personal Information you share with us, including physical, electronic and procedural measures. Among other things, we offer HTTPS secure access to most areas on our Services. Wix and our security programmes also regularly monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However – regardless of the measures and efforts taken by us, we cannot and do not guarantee the absolute protection and security of your Personal Information.

E-mail and instant messaging are not recognized as secure forms of communications, we request and encourage you not to share any Personal Information on any of these.

13. Content

Our Services offer publicly available information e.g house name, location. Be aware that any information you provide in any such areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your Personal Information as to do so would diminish the service provided.

 

We cannot control the actions of other Users or members of the public who may access our site and are not responsible for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures  we may have placed on your our Website. You understand and acknowledge that, even after its removal by you or us, copies of User Content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if any third parties  have copied or stored such User Content. 

 

14. Terms of Use, Updates

Your use of any of our Services, and any disputes arising from it, is subject to this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Business.

 

This Privacy Policy, its interpretation, and any claims and disputes related hereto, shall be governed by, construed under and enforced in all respects solely and exclusively in accordance with laws of Scotland.

 

We may update this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

 

This policy was updated in May 2018.

Contact Details

Address:-

 

P Black Solicitors Limited

Park St

Dingwall

IV15 9JJ

Tel: 01349 863222

Fax: 01349 869839

legal@pblacksolicitors.co.uk

property@pblacksolicitors.co.uk

Letting Agent Registration Number: 1811031

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