Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:  Sharp Tudhope Lawyers ("Sharp Tudhope") is committed to protecting your privacy.  This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which Sharp Tudhope collects information from you and also the basis on which any such information collected from you is dealt with.  By accessing this website, you are deemed to have read and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy.  If you do not accept the terms of this Privacy Policy, you must leave this website immediately.
 
Terms of Use:  As well as this Privacy Policy the Website Terms of Use ("Terms of Use") for this website also govern your access to and use of the website.  You should ensure that you read the Terms of Use in conjunction with this Privacy Policy.  By accessing this website you are deemed to have read and agree to be bound by the Terms of Use as well as this Privacy Policy
 
Amendments:  Sharp Tudhope reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time.  Amendments will be effective immediately upon being placed on this website.  Your continued use of the website following such amendments being placed on this website will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the Privacy Policy as amended.  Such amendments may include replacing this Privacy Policy with an entirely new Privacy Policy.
 
Collecting Information:  Whenever you access this website, Sharp Tudhope will collect the following types of information from you:

  • The IP address of your machine when connected to the internet and the domain name from which you are accessing the internet;
  • The operating system and the browser your computer uses and any search engine you are using;
  • The date and time you are visiting; and
  • The URL's of the pages you visit  as well as any other information you may explicitly provide in the course of accessing the website, such as your name, gender, email address and other personal details such as telephone number.

Further Collection:  Sharp Tudhope also reserves the right to collect more extensive information where it deems such action is appropriate, such as in the case of any security concerns which may arise.  Where possible, information will be obtained directly from you.  However, you acknowledge that by accessing the website information may be collected from you as a result of the workings of the website and the attached systems and software.
 
Use of Information:  Sharp Tudhope uses the information provided by you or generated by your use of the website to provide you with any services you may request from Sharp Tudhope.  Sharp Tudhope also uses information collected from you to assess the performance of the website and to ensure that the website serves your needs in the most efficient manner possible.
 
Cookies:  Sharp Tudhope may also place cookies on your computer.  Cookies are alpha numeric identifiers which are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your web browser to enable Sharp Tudhope to recognise you whenever you access this website and therefore better personalise your access of the website.  A cookie does not identify you personally but it does identify your computer.  The help portion of your browser's toolbar should tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.  You should note however that if you do not allow the use of cookies or do not wish to provide certain information to Sharp Tudhope you may not be able to take full advantage of this website.
 
Statistics:  Although Sharp Tudhope may use and publish non-personal aggregate statistics and group data about those people who access this website and their usage of the website, subject to the further terms of this Privacy Policy, Sharp Tudhope will not share or make public information about you without your prior permission.
 
Data Transmission:  Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as totally secure.  Whilst Sharp Tudhope strives to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure complete security of any information which you transmit to us.  Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk.  Nevertheless, once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information.
 
Accessing Information:  You are entitled to access any information which Sharp Tudhope may hold about you and Sharp Tudhope is obliged to provide this information to you as long as it has such information and such information can be readily retrieved.  You are also entitled to request Sharp Tudhope correct any inaccuracies in any information which Sharp Tudhope holds about you.  Sharp Tudhope is entitled to charge you for the reasonable costs of retrieving, providing this information and as applicable correcting this information.
 
Providing Information:  You agree that Sharp Tudhope may provide any personal information it collects about you to its debt collection and credit reference agencies and any other parties it deems necessary in relation to providing you access to this website, for any services you access from this website, to recover any money you owe to Sharp Tudhope and to exercise any lawful right Sharp Tudhope, its debt collection and credit reference agencies may have.  You also authorise any person to provide Sharp Tudhope with such information as Sharp Tudhope may require in response to credit enquiries.
 
Disclosing Information:  You also agree that Sharp Tudhope is entitled to disclose information it holds about you without your prior permission if Sharp Tudhope reasonably believes that such disclosure is necessary to:

  • Conform to legal requirements;
  • Comply with legal process or help to maintain the law;
  • Protect Sharp Tudhope's rights or property; or
  • Enforce the Terms of Use of this website.

Waiver:  If Sharp Tudhope waives any rights available to it under this Privacy Policy on one occasion, this does not mean that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.
 
Severability:  If any provision of this Privacy Policy is held to be invalid, void, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, such provision shall be deemed to be severed from this Privacy Policy and the remaining provisions shall continue in full force.
 
Queries:  If you have any queries in regard to our Privacy Policy please don't hesitate to contact us.