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Privacy Statement


The following statement explains Outer Temple Chambers policy regarding the personal information we collect about you, our use of cookies and data protection, and your consent.

This policy covers Outer Temple Chambers use of personal information that Outer Temple Chambers collects when you use www.outertemple.com.

From time to time, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. name and email address) in order to receive or use services on our website such as newsletters, articles and legal updates.

By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable Outer Temple Chambers to provide you with the services you select. Whenever you provide such personal information, Outer Temple Chambers will treat that information in accordance with this policy. When using your personal information Outer Temple Chambers will act in accordance with current legislation and aim to meet current Internet best practice.

Use / Storage Of Personal Information

When you supply any personal information to outertemple.com (e.g. for inclusion on a newsletter distribution list) we have legal obligations towards you in the way we use those data. We must collect the information fairly, that is, we must explain how we will use it and tell you if we want to pass the information on to anyone else.

In general, any information you provide to Outer Temple Chambers will only be used within Outer Temple Chambers and by its agents and service providers. Your information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law. Also, if you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to outertemple.com or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on outertemple.com, Outer Temple Chambers can use whatever information that is available to it about you to stop such behaviour.

This may involve informing relevant third parties such as your employer, e-mail/Internet provider and law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested, and remove it in the event that the purpose has been met. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Our Use Of Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your computer’s hard drive (or other device e.g. mobile, used to access a website) when you visit certain web pages. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device, allowing you to navigate efficiently between pages, remembering user preferences and generally improving your user experience. They can also be used to tailor information, including advertising, to your interests, to provide us information such as number of visitors to a site, pages visited, length of time spent on the site. All the information that cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Google uses this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

To opt out of Google Analytics for all websites visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

You may refuse the use of specific cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

For more information, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

We are giving you this information to be clear and transparent about your privacy concerns when using our website.

By using our website you are consenting to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above, to the other Terms of this Privacy Statement and to our website general Terms and Conditions.

Access To Your Personal Information

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information Outer Temple Chambers holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. To get this information please contact Christine Kings.

Scope

This privacy statement does not cover hyperlinks within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy and related policies and statements on other websites you visit.