Terms of use

Your use of our website

We hope that you found our website informative and if you have any further questions about our services, please contact us at info@probertlegal.com.

When you use our website we expect you to comply with our rules which we have put together to protect you, us and our other users. So please make sure that you read these terms of use and comply with them.

There are also three other documents containing important information which applies to your use of our website:

Our Privacy Policy, which tells you how we process any personal data we collect from you. (Located in the Privacy Policy tab)

Our Cookie Statement  gives details of the cookies that we use on our website, how they work and what information they collect.(Located in the Cookies policy tab)

Our Blog Guidelines gives you information on what comments and other input we consider to be acceptable when commenting on our blog. (Located in the Blogs policy tab)

Who are we?

We are Probert Legal Limited an English law firm authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in the United Kingdom, registration number 484950. Our firm is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales. You can write to us at 20A Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX2 4TD.

Changes to these terms

We may change these terms at any time and the most up to date version will be available on our website.

Changes to our website

We will update our website and its content from time to time. We do not always tell users before doing so.

Whilst we do our best to make sure that information on our website is accurate, but we cannot guarantee that the website or its content will be free from mistakes and we do not have to update any information on our website.

Your Access to our website

Access to our home page and the of the information on our website is available to all visitors, however please note that our services relate to the laws of England and Wales only and so if you are visiting our website from another country please bear this in mind.

Due to the nature of technology and the internet, we cannot promise that our website or any content on it will always be available or be uninterrupted. We are not obliged to fix or support our website.

Your access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis and we may, withdraw all or any part of our website without telling you first. We will not be liable to you if our website is unavailable at any time.

You are responsible for your own internet access and making sure that any person who accesses our website through your internet connection complies with these terms.

Who owns the content on our website?

We own (or licence) the copyright and other rights in our website and in the material which we published on it.  All such rights are reserved.

You must not use any part of the content on our website for commercial purposes without our written permission.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our website will end immediately and you must return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made if requested.

Accuracy of website content

The content on our website is provided for general information purposes only. It is not intended to be advice on which you should rely. You must obtain your own advice before taking (or not taking) any action on the basis of information you read on our website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our website, we make no guarantee (whether expressed or implied) that the content on our website is accurate or up-to-date.

Our blog

We welcome and comments and your input on our blog articles, but if you do wish to contribute please ensure that you comply with our Blog Rules which can be accessed here

Our liability

We do not exclude any liability that English Law does not permitted us to exclude.

Where we are permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our website or any content on it, whether expressed or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage if you are unable to use our website or if you rely on any content displayed on our website.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment or programs due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our website. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise if you use them.

Viruses

Whilst we take reasonable steps to ensure that our website is reliable and provides a fast service, we do not guarantee that our website will free from bugs or viruses.  You are responsible for using your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing any material which is malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website.

You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. To do so could be a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and we will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities to help identify you.

Linking to our website

You may link to our home page if you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement from us.

We may remove any links to our website that we do not consider to be suitable for any reason.

Links to other websites

If we provide links to other websites these links are for information only.  We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources.

Stop using our website

Things change, we may have to go our separate ways and immediately end our agreement and your use of our website.  If at any time you do not feel that you can agree to our terms or you are not happy with our website, you must stop using it.

We may also end your use of our website if you fail to use the it in the way it was intended, or ways in which are not compliant with our terms, against the spirit or intent of our website or to breach any law or regulation. If we do end your use of our website, we will tell you and you must immediately stop using it. We will not offer you compensation for any losses at the time we end your use of the website.

What law applies?

These terms of use are governed by English law and this means that the courts of England and Wales have exclusive jurisdiction.

Privacy policy

When you use our website or services we may collect personal information about you.  We have written this statement to tell you:

  • what personal information we collect about you
  • how we use your information
  • who we may share your information with
  • what choices you have about what we can do with your information
  • how to access and update your information

Probert Legal Limited is an English law firm authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in the United Kingdom, registration number 484950. The firm is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales.

Please note that we may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes.

We last updated this page on July 5th 2017.

What Personal Information do we collect about you?

We may collect personal information from you such as:

  • your name and contact details;
  • details of your business and personal circumstances;
  • communications with you, and advice/information provided;
  • financial and payment details;
  • information confirming your identity and those of your directors and shareholders;
  • personal data of your staff, customers, suppliers and other contacts; and other business information.

HOW DO WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION?

Information that you give to us

In most cases, we will collect personal information from you directly. We may collect such information about you when you:

  • Contact us to via email or telephone to enquire about our services
  • Click on the contact us link on our website
  • Contact us to arrange an initial meeting
  • Provide us with information about yourself in order for us to provide you with the services that you have requested
  • If you submit a comment to our blog

Information that we collect automatically

When you visit our website we may collect certain information automatically such as:

  • The IP address of your computer (this is the name that your computer uses to identify itself)
  • How you found our website (eg via a search engine)
  • When you visited our website

We collect this information using cookies. If you want to know more about how we use cookies, you can find further information on our cookies statement which is on this page in the above tab.

Information we collect from other sources

We work with a number of other organisations, such as payment processing companies, internet search engines and cookie providers who may provide us with information about you.

We may also collect information from other people within your business or your business contacts and from publicly available sources such as Companies House.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We may use your personal information to:

  • Communicate with you in relation to your legal and business queries and provide you with legal services linked to these queries;
  • Manage and maintain our records of business communications;
  • Implement client engagement and risk management procedures;
  • Ensure and monitor non-discrimination;
  • Comply with regulations to prevent and detect fraud and other illegal activity;
  • Investigate complaints, or protect or enforce our legal rights;
  • Comply with regulatory and other legal obligations, including those of the Solicitors Regulation Authority;

Our Marketing

We may provide you with information about products, services, special offers, and other news where we feel these may interest you.

Depending on what contact information you have given to us, we may contact you by email or post, phone. We will only do this where you have consented to receiving such information from us.

You can opt out of such marketing at any time and If you wish to do so, please email us at [insert email address].

Drayson Law

We work in collaboration with Drayson Law (www.draysonlaw.com). Our two firms work collaboratively because it extends our resources, provides resilience for our clients, and because we enjoy working together to expand and innovate for the benefit of our clients. For some matters, one firm may have more relevant expertise.

We share systems with Drayson Law and use the same procedures, controls, know-how and documents.  The systems do identify and allow us to separate the files and clients of each firm if needed, but generally we have shared access to client files.  If you do not wish for your files to be accessable to Drayson Law, please let us know.  If we think that a Drayson Law solicitor should be involved in providing your services, we will discuss this with you beforehand.

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Our Suppliers and Business Partners

We may share your personal information with carefully selected third parties, including:

  • Our business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors in order to carry out the services under any contract we enter into with them or you.
  • Professional advisors engaged to provide specific services to you
  • Our website providers who need to see your information in order to keep our website up and running
  • Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in improving your use of our site.

Other Third Parties

We may disclose your personal data to:

  • Regulatory and professional bodies (including the Solicitors Regulation Authority and HMRC) and law enforcement authorities;
  • If we sell our business in which case the personal information that we hold will be part of the transferred assets.
  • If we are required by law, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use. This includes exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Third Party Privacy Policies

Our site may contain links to websites owned by other organisations.  If you follow a link to another website, these websites they will have their own privacy policy.  We suggest that you check the policies of any other websites before giving them your personal information as we cannot accept responsibility for any other website.

Where we store your personal data

Information held outside of the EEA 

The information that we collect from you may be transferred to, processed and stored outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be handled by staff working outside the EEA for us or for one of our suppliers.

We are committed to ensuring that our suppliers have appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to ensure that your information is protected against loss or misuse. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers or on secure servers operated by a third party.

 

Emails

If you chose to send us information via email, we cannot guarantee the security of this information until it is delivered to us.

Your rights

Changing your information

You can ask us at any time to change or amend the information that we hold about you or ask us not to contact you with any further marketing information.  You can do this by checking boxes on the forms we use to collect your information or you can also request that we change or amend your information by emailing us at info@probertlegal.com.

 

Access to information

You have the right to access information that we hold about you. If you wish to receive a copy of the information that we hold please contact at info@probertlegal.com..

Changes to our Privacy Notice

We review our Privacy Notice on a frequent basis to check that it accurately reflects how we deal with your information and may amend it if necessary. You should check this page regularly to see the most up to date information.

How to Contact us

We welcome questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Notice which can be sent to info@probertlegal.com.. Our you can write to us at 20A Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX2 4TD.

Blog Guidelines

These guidelines apply to any contribution you make to our blog or website, please ensure that you read them carefully.

Your comment or contribution must:

  • Be accurate (where they state facts).
  • Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).
  • Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

Your comment or contribution must not:

  • Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
  • Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
  • Promote sexually explicit material.
  • Promote violence.
  • Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  • Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.
  • Be likely to deceive any person.
  • Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
  • Promote any illegal activity.
  • Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
  • Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
  • Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
  • Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
  • Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

If we believe that your comment or contribution breaches these rules we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with these rules constitutes a material breach of our Website terms of use (located under tab labelled website terms) upon which you are permitted to use our website, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

  • Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our website.
  • Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our website.
  • Issue of a warning to you.
  • Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
  • Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these rules. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.


Cookies Policy

Thank you for visiting our website, we hope you found it informative and easy to use.

We use cookies to help us make our website more user friendly and so that we can tailor our pages to your preferences.

By continuing to use our website you agree to our use of cookies. We have given you instructions on how to change our cookies below.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of data which our website places on your computer’s hard drive. The cookie helps us look at web traffic or lets us know when you visit a particular website.

Cookies allow website to respond to you as an individual and let us tailor our website to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about you. We use cookies help us to provide you with a better website.

What cookies do we use?

Our website uses persistent and session cookies:

  • Persistent cookie allows a website to recognise users when they return to a site and keep certain information on user preferences. These cookies stay on a computer until they are deleted by the user.
  • Session cookies allow a website to carry over information from one page to another so that a user does not have to re-enter information. These cookies deleted themselves at the end of the session or at a certain time.

Cookies that we use

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How to delete and control cookies

Most computers automatically accept cookies but you change your settings so that you will not receive cookies and you can also delete existing cookies from your computer.

If you do change your settings, you may find that some parts of our website will not function properly.

To find out how to delete cookies or adjust their settings please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

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