Howlett Brown values maintaining the privacy of personal information collected on our website and is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This policy sets out the information gathering and dissemination practices of Howlett Brown in connection with our website. In this policy we explain how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and the procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy. Use of our website constitutes acknowledgement and where applicable, consent to Howlett Brown’s collection and use of your personal data as outlined in this policy.
DATA PROTECTION PRINCIPLES
Howlett Brown will comply with data protection law and principles, which means that users data will be:
Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way.
Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.
Relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes.
Accurate and kept up to date.
Kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told you about.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may collect and/or track (a) the home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of computer, and type of Web browser of users to the website, (b) the e-mail addresses of users that communicate with Howlett Brown or the website via e-mail, (c) information knowingly provided by the user in online forms, registration and subscription forms, surveys, etc. (including name, address, e-mail and other personal profile data), and (d) aggregate and user-specific information on which pages users access.
In accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) Howlett Brown may also send users relevant advertisements or marketing information if they have ever purchased or enquired about Howlett Brown’s products or services or at the time of their purchase or enquiry, the user agreed to receive advertising or marketing information from Howlett Brown and they have not opted out from receiving that information.
When a user performs a search within the website, Howlett Brown may record information identifying the user or linking the user to the search performed. Howlett Brown may also record limited information associated with every search request made by the user and use that information to, among other things, solve technical problems with the service and to calculate overall usage statistics. If you are concerned about having cookies on your computer, you can set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being set, allowing you to decide whether to accept it. You can also delete cookies from your computer. However, if you choose to block or delete cookies, certain features of the website may not operate correctly. For more information see www.allaboutcookies.org. This website uses Google Analytics to help collect and analyse certain information about you (such as age, gender and interests).
USE OF PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED
Howlett Brown may use the personal data it collects for internal purposes, namely, for solving technical problems, calculating overall usage statistics, for internal marketing and promotional purposes, product development, and content improvement. Howlett Brown will not disclose to third parties any individually identifying information, such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and other personal information which users voluntarily provide to Howlett Brown, except to the extent necessary to comply with applicable laws or legal processes (e.g. subpoenas, regulatory requests or investigations), or to protect the rights or property of Howlett Brown.
Howlett Brown will cooperate with law enforcement authorities around the world.
Howlett Brown may implement security features to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information. Please note, however, that Howlett Brown cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from Howlett Brown via its site or e-mail. Accordingly, Howlett Brown is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. For more private communication, users can contact Howlett Brown by telephone at the main office and direct line telephone numbers provided on this site.
Users will not be subject to decisions that will have a material impact on them, based solely on automated decision-making.
Howlett Brown will retain and securely destroy users personal information in accordance with its Records Retention Policy.
Where required under applicable data privacy rights, Howlett Brown will not send promotional materials unless you have opted-in to receive these communications. Users may at any time opt out of having their personal information used by Howlett Brown to send promotional correspondence to the user, by contacting Howlett Brown via telephone, email, or postal mail at the following addresses:
Phone: +44 (0) 208 012 8525
Mailing address: 1 Coldbath Square, London EC1R 5HL
ACCESS TO AND ABILITY TO CORRECT PERSONAL DATA
Howlett Brown will, following request via postal mail, e-mail, or telephone, will provide to users a summary of any personally identifiable information retained by Howlett Brown regarding the user. Users may modify, correct or update personally identifiable information that Howlett Brown has collected from the site or may request that their personal record is removed from Howlett Brown’s database by contacting Howlett Brown via e-mail, or the telephone number indicated in the section above.
PERSONAL INFORMATION RELATING TO MINORS
Howlett Brown does not solicit information from children (under the age of 16) and we do not market the site or its services to children (knowingly or otherwise). No one under the age of 16 should submit any personal information to Howlett Brown including the site.
RIGHT TO CONTACT USERS
If users have any questions about this Privacy Notice or how Howlett Brown handles users’ personal information, they should contact firstname.lastname@example.org and include “DATA” in the subject of the email.
Users have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues.