General


Artington Legal is a trading name of Artington Services Limited, a private company limited by shares incorporated in England and Wales under the Companies Act 2006 with company number 8039478, having its registered office at 120 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5EA.

Artington Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 568719 and registered for VAT purposes in the United Kingdom with VAT registration number GB 139326896. All references to “Artington Legal”, “the firm” and the like should be read as referring to Artington Services Limited.

As required by the Solicitors’ Indemnity Insurance Rules, Artington Legal maintains professional indemnity insurance. That insurance is with Axis Speciality Europe Ltd.

No client-lawyer relationship between you and Artington Legal is or may be created by your access to or use of the website or any information contained there.

The materials contained on this website are of a general, informational nature, which does not constitute legal or professional advice and must not be relied on as such. We make no warranties, representations or undertakings about any of the content of this website (including, without limitation, as to the quality, accuracy, completeness or fitness for any particular purpose of such content). To the extent permitted by law, we do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained in our website pages.

We do not endorse, approve or accept any responsibility for the material of any website referred to or accessed through our website.

We do not tolerate, permit, or engage in bribery, corruption, or improper payments of any kind in our business dealings, anywhere in the world, with public officials or anyone in the private sector.
This website is protected by copyright.

If you are a client and we have made a contract with you by electronic means you may be entitled to use an EU online dispute resolution service to assist with any contractual dispute you may have with us. This service can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/odr. Our email address is info@artington.com

“Artington Legal”, the Artington Legal logo and the “business lawyers” tag line are trade marks of Artington Services Limited.

 

Privacy policy

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Artington Services Limited, 120 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5EA (Artington Legal or we or us).

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Your email address and any other information including your name, job title, contact information, gender, occupation, company details and interests that you may provide by filling in forms on artington.com (our site).
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • Details of your visits to our site including traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access.
  • Information relevant to any recruitment process.
IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify you as an individual.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site. Any transmission is at your own risk.

How we use your information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To allow you to participate in any interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to our services.
Direct marketing and email marketing

We may also use your data to provide you with information about our services which we feel may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these by post, telephone or electronic means (email or SMS).

If you are an existing client, we will contact you by post, telephone or electronic means (email or SMS) with information about services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please contact us on info@artington.com

Data Protection Act

Pursuant to the Data Protection Act 1998, your name may be retained on our marketing database. The database enables us to select contacts to receive a variety of marketing materials including legal update service, newsletters and invitations to seminars and events. It details contact information including your name, address, telephone, fax, email, website, mailing requirements and other comments if any. Please ensure you update our marketing team with any changes. You have the right to correct any data that relates to you.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006, as well as to our suppliers and our network of affiliated law firms within and outside the EEA.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of trading and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Artington Legal, our clients, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at info@artington.com

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers, suppliers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to this privacy policy

We may revise this privacy policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this privacy policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.