Terms & Conditions
INFORMATION ABOUT US
The business has a trading address at 77 High Street, Holywood, BT18 9AQ
Hunt Solicitors are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how the business will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Hunt Solicitors of 77 High Street
Holywood BT18 9AQ
You can access and browse our site without disclosing any personal data. However; the business may collect and process the following data about you:
information that you provide by filling in forms on our site.
This includes, but not limited to, enquiry forms, email links, posting material or requesting further services. We do not store financial information about you. The business may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site;
if you contact us, a record may be kept of that correspondence;
details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfillment of your orders – we only use your financial
information for processing your order – this does not include the storage of financial data such as credit and debit card details;
details of your visits to our site, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other
communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise, and the resources that you access.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
The business may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to record aggregate information. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. This information does not include any form of financial data.
For the same reason, the business 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.
They enable the business:
to estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests;
to speed up your searches;
to recognise you when you return to our site.
WHERE THE business STORES YOUR PERSONAL DATA
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using encryption technology. Where the business has given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. The business asks you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although the business will do its 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. Once the business have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
The business may 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 carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
to notify you about changes to our service;
the business may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and the business or they may contact you about these;
if you are an existing customer, the business will only contact you by telephone, letter and/or electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you;
if you are a new customer, and where the business permits selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by telephone, letter and/ or electronic means;
you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes,
please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data;
the business do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). The business may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in SW1). The business may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
The business may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, as defined in Article 4 of the Companies (NI) Order 1986.
The business may disclose your personal information to third parties:
in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the
prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
if the business or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets;
property, or safety of the business, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. The business will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such 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 [email protected]
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers 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.
ACCESSING OUR SITE
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis only, and the business reserves the right to withdraw or amend the service provided on our site without notice. The business will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, the business may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site to users.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any
other form of similar solicitation (spam);
to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs,
keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
You also agree:
Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
any part of our site;
any equipment or network on which our site is stored;
any software used in the provision of our site; or
any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
Nothing in these terms shall operate to grant to you any intellectual property rights and goodwill in any of the content of our web site, including without limitation any trade and service marks, trade or business names, domain names, design rights, copyright, moral rights, database rights (whether or not any of these are registered), know-how, confidential information and trade secrets used and employed.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any pages(s) from our site for your personal reference and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status as the authors (and that of any identified contributors) of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the material you have made.
The business aims to update this site regularly, and may change the content at any time without notice. If the need arises we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any material on this site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
While great care has been taken in the preparation of the content of all pages on this web site, nothing on this web site purports to, or, should be construed as giving any advice, or, making any recommendation, it is for general information purposes only. The business accepts no liability for the accuracy, availability or completeness and/or use of the information contained on this web site.
You shall use your best endeavours to preserve the confidentiality of any information identified by the business prior to disclosure to you as confidential or proprietary information.
LIMITS OF LIABILITY
To the fullest extent permitted by the law, neither the business nor any of its employees or agents shall be liable for:
any direct, indirect, consequential, special or other damage howsoever resulting from your use of this web site,
including, without limitation any liability for, loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill and/or wasted management or office time;
any inaccuracies or typographical errors in the content of this web site or interruptions howsoever caused in its use;
any detrimental reliance by you, or by anyone who may be informed by you either on the content of this web site or its suitability for your purposes;
any viruses, worms or other items of a destructive nature downloaded or otherwise received from this web site;
any modifications or corruptions arising from any unauthorised third party access to this web site;
the content of any web site which may be accessed through or linked through to from this web site over which the business does not exercise any control whether financial, editorial or of any other kind;
where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. The business has no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
In no event shall the total liability of the business to you for all or any loss or damage incurred by you exceed the
lesser amount paid by you to the business for access to and use of this web site or £2,000.
TRANSACTIONS CONCLUDED THROUGH OUR SITE
Contracts for the supply of goods, services or information formed through our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our terms of contract.
CONSUMER RIGHTS – if you are contracting as a consumer, you may cancel the Contract at any time within 7 working days from the day following conclusion of the Contract. To cancel the Contract, you must inform Hunt Solicitors in writing. Any cancellation by phone must be confirmed in writing within the permitted cancellation period. This provision does not affect your statutory rights.
REFUNDS POLICY – if you have cancelled the Contract between us within the permitted cancellation period, Hunt Solicitors will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 days of the day you have given notice of your cancellation. In this case, we will refund the charges paid by you prior to cancellation. Hunt Solicitors will usually refund any money received from you using the same method originally used by you to pay the charges.
LINKING FROM OUR SITE OR UPLOADING MATERIAL TO OUR SITE
You may not create a link from our web site or upload material to our site without first obtaining our written permission, please contact us at [email protected]
The following content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site if permission is granted.
You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
be accurate (where they state facts);
be genuinely held (where they state opinions);
comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
contain any material which is defamatory of any person;
contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
promote sexually explicit material;
promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
be likely to deceive any person;
be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
promote any illegal activity;
be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case;
advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
The business will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these terms through your use of our site. When a breach of this policy has occurred, the business may take such action as it deems appropriate and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site;
immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site;
issue of a warning to you;
legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to,
reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
further legal action against you;
disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as the business reasonably feel is necessary.
You will indemnify the business as is reasonable in the circumstances if a third party makes a claim against the business based on any actual or alleged:
negligent or wilful acts or omissions committed by you or persons authorised by you;
failure by you or persons authorised by you to comply with all or any legislation or government regulation governing this web site or its use;
infringement by you or persons authorised by you of any intellectual property rights in any of the content of this website.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact [email protected]