We respect your right to privacy in relation to using our web site. We will observe our legal obligations relating to your personal data. Data Protection Act 1998 (the DPA) and the Data Protection Principles currently set out how we can usepersonal data. Please also look at our Data Protection Policy.
So that your data is accurate and up to date please tell us of changes. Please notify us in writing including by email if information we hold about you is incorrect or misleading. We will correct or amend the information.
If anything is not clear to you please do contact me Kirsten Moon. I am the Data Protection Officer for Moon & Co Solicitors. This is a role set out in the DPA. Moon & Co Solicitors is a Data Controller under the DPA.
Maintenance of Information
The information given to us we save indefinitely. We may store it on one or more databases which we directly or indirectly maintain. See also our Data Protection Policy (link to Principle 4 & 5).
Use of Data
Moon & Co will obtain, hold, process, use and disclose personal data about you, if we collect it through this site. We will use this data to send you information about our services, legal developments and events which may interest you. If it becomes relevant we may also use your data in providing you with legal services.
Giving us information purely as a result of an enquiry e.g. in an enquiry form, will not create a solicitor-client relationship between us. We will only form a solicitor-client relationship when we accept your instructions and complete the necessary formalities. Where there is no solicitor-client relationship information you give us may not be privileged and may be disclosable to others.
To protect your privacy you will not be identifiable from information displayed on this site because of information you give us unless you agree to this. For example, if you give us a testimonial and agree to us using your name then it will appear on this site.
Exceptions to privacy and confidentiality
In certain circumstances we may be required to disclose information. It could be to government or law enforcement agencies or in connection with the investigation of illegal activities. This may include concerns about money laundering or other illegal activities.
The internet is not a secure medium and third parties could unlawfully intercept or access data or transmissions. We cannot guarantee security of your data being transmitted to us directly by email, the internet or via our website. Therefore any transmission is at your own risk.
We try to avoid any loss, misuse or alteration of data but we cannot guarantee this. Our website and data are hosted on a server in a physically secure location and protected by a firewall.
Although the website is open to public access, we make try to ensure the content is kept secure from changes we don’t authorise.
A variety of methods, e.g. online forms, surveys, emails or direct personal contact, collect information about people. We may also collect information on how users access this website. This involves using a tracking ID unique to each user through cookies and file logs.
If you access any part of this site through a password or account number you must make sure you keep that information safe. Do not share passwords or account numbers with anyone.
At the end of a session make sure you log out so that others can’t access your personal information. You should do this whatever computer you are using, even a private computer at home.
This web site, emails and attachments sent to you may be kept on a secure server. There may be checks by an up-to-date virus-checking program before transmission. However we are not responsible for any damage or loss caused by downloading or receiving any information from us. You are responsible for protecting your computer and data.
For more about what you can do, see our