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Privacy Notice

We ask that you read this website privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint. 

This website privacy notice is divided into the following sections: 

• Who we are 

• Our website 

• Our collection and use of your personal information 

• Transfer of your information out of the UK and EEA 

• Cookies and similar technologies 

• Marketing 

• Your rights 

• Keeping your personal information secure 

• How long we keep your personal information for 

• How to complain 

• Changes to this website privacy notice 

• How to contact us 

• Do you need extra help? 



Who we are 

This website is operated by A to Z Construction Law Ltd. 

We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union and the United Kingdom and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws. 

Our website 

This privacy notice relates to your use of our website only. 

Our collection and use of your personal information 

We collect personal information about you either directly or indirectly when you register or subscribe with us, contact us, send us feedback, access products or services on our website, access or browse our website, participate in subscriber surveys via our website (see ‘Cookies’ below). 

The personal information we collect about you depends on the particular activities carried out through our website. This information includes: 

• your name, address and contact details 

• date of birth 

• details of any feedback you give us by phone, email, post or via social media 

• information about the services we provide to you 

• your account details, such as username, login details 


We use this personal information to: 

• create and manage your account with us 

• verify your identity 

• provide goods and services to you 

• customise our website and its content to your particular preferences 

• notify you of any changes to our website or to our services that may affect you 

• improve our services 


We do not collect or hold any bank account or payment details from you. Payment of your subscription or otherwise for any product or service on our website is managed by a third-party provider and they are responsible for maintaining the privacy of any personal data they collect from you. 

This website is not intended for use by children and we do not knowingly collect or use personal information relating to children. 

Our legal basis for processing your personal information 

When we use your personal information we are required to have a legal basis for doing so. There are various different legal bases on which we may rely, depending on what personal information we process and why. 

The legal bases we may rely on include: 

consent: where you have given us clear consent for us to process your personal information for a specific purpose 

contract: where our use of your personal information is necessary for a contract we have with you, or because you have asked us to take specific steps before entering into a contract 

legal obligation: where our use of your personal information is necessary for us to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations)  

• legitimate interests: where our use of your personal information is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party (unless there is a good reason to protect your personal information which overrides our legitimate interests) 

Further information—the personal information we collect, when and how we use it 

For further details on when we collect personal information, what we collect as well as how we use it, please read the following sections: 

Who we share your personal information with 

We will not share your personal information with any other third party unless we are under a legal obligation or duty to do so in order to comply with any applicable law, or in order to enforce or apply our terms or conditions, or to protect the rights, property or safety of us, our customers, or others, or to prevent fraud.. 


Whether information has to be provided by you, and if so why 

We require you to provide name, date of birth, email address, address, telephone number to enable us to manage your account and particularly to maintain the security of your account. We will inform you at the point of collecting information from you, whether you are required to provide the information to us. 


The impact of our use of your personal information 

The impact of our use should be minimal because the only use we intend of it is personal to you. 


Transfer of your information out of the UK and EEA 

We do not knowingly intend to transfer any of your personal information to any location outside the United Kingdom (UK) and European Economic Area (EEA). However, your information will be stored on internationally recognised and security protected cloud-based servers managed by third parties  which may, as a result be physically located outside the UK and the EEA. We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure your data is encrypted. 


Cookies and other tracking technologies 

Cookies are small files of letters or numbers downloaded on to a device when users access websites. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide service information to the owners of the site. Cookies can be grouped into three categories: “session”, “persistent” and “first and third party”. 

Session cookies (Temporary) 

These are temporary cookie files, which are erased when you close your browser. When you restart your website browser and go back to the site that created the cookie, the website will not recognise you. 

Persistent cookies (Permanent) 

These files stay in one of your website browser's subfolders until you delete them manually or your browser deletes them based on the duration period contained within the persistent cookie's file. 

First and Third Party cookies 

Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the cookie. First party cookies are cookies set by a website visited by the user. Third-party cookies are created by a website other than the one you are currently visiting; for example, the Google analytics cookies placed on this website are third party which measure how many website visitors we receive. 


Cookies are not spyware or viruses and they can't read information from a computer. Neither are cookies the source for pop-ups or spam. They cannot be executed as code and are therefore incapable of transmitting computer viruses. 

There are a number of cookies used on this website including some from Google analytics and others from our third-party payment/content management system (Wix). 


Cookie Purpose 


Google Analytics These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site, from and the pages they visited. Visitors IP addresses are anonymised. 

Wix cookies The use of cookies by Wix is basic and functional and they are used only to enhance user experience (rather than for obtaining data). Session cookies comprise ForceFlashSite, hs, XSRF-TOKEN, SSR-caching, Persistent cookies comprise smSession (two weeks) and svSession (two years). 

Other cookies Twitter - 'lang' stores preferred language settings for Twitter. 

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What if I refuse cookies? 

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, if you do not agree to our usage of cookies, or you do not agree to our usage of Google Analytics, then you have the following options: 

1. Navigate away from the website 

2. Disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website ( which offers guidance for all modern browsers. 

3. Google also offer a browser 'add-on' that prevents information being sent back to Google Analytics whenever you visit any website that uses Google Analytics. This can be found here. 



We would like to send you information, from time to time, about our products and services which may be of interest to you especially if newly provided. Where we have your consent or it is in our legitimate interests to do so, we may do this by post, email, telephone or, text message (SMS). 

We will only ask whether you would like us to send you marketing messages when you tick the relevant boxes when you register or subscribe with us. 

If you have previously agreed to being contacted in this way, you can unsubscribe at any time by: 

— updating your marketing preferences in your “account” section 

— using the ‘unsubscribe’ link in emails 

— using the enquiry/contact form on our website 

— contacting us on the email address in the “How to contact us” section below 


It may take up to fourteen days for this to take place. 

For more information on your rights in relation to marketing, see ‘Your rights’ below. 


Your rights 

Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to: 

• fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your use personal information 

• access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information that this Privacy Notice is already designed to address 

• require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold 

• require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations 

• receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations 

• object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing 

• object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you 

• object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information 

• otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances 

• claim compensation for damages caused by our wilful or negligent breach of any data protection laws 

For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) produced by the Information Commissioner’s Office. 

If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please: 

• email, call or write to us 

• let us have enough information to identify you e.g. account number, user name, registration details), 

• let us have proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driving licence or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill), and 

• let us know the information to which your request relates including any account or reference numbers, if you have them 



Keeping your personal information secure 


We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality. 

Our third party payment provider encrypts databases containing sensitive information, according to PCI standards, to add additional protection of personally identifiable information. Their encryption methods renders this information unreadable without a cryptographic key. 

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so. 

Nonetheless, where we have given you (or you have chosen) a password which enables you to access the site or parts of it, including access to your account, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential, in particular you should not share it with anyone else. 

If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses. 

How long we keep your personal information for 

We will retain your information for as long as necessary in order to fulfil the purposes set out in this notice and/or for as long as your registration on our site is active. We will also retain your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your information to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. In any event, we will keep your personal data for a period of no more than six years after your account is closed in order to comply with our tax reporting obligations, 

We may also retain certain data regarding the use of our site for internal analysis – this data is generally retained for a short period of time unless it is used to help us keep the site secure or to improve functionality, or we are otherwise legally required to retain such data for longer time periods. 

How to complain 

We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information. If we are unable to resolve your concerns, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner. Further details of how to do so may be found at 



Changes to this website privacy notice 

We may change this website privacy notice from time to time, when we do we will inform you when you next log in to our website and we provide you with an opportunity to review the updated notice before using our website. 

How to contact us 

Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy notice or about the information we hold about you. 

If you wish to contact us please send an email to or use the query form on the Contact us page or write to us at A to Z Construction Law Ltd, Riverside Chambers, Full Street, Derby DE1 3AF.

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