We at Wrights Solicitors understand your right to privacy and we are committed to protecting it in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018.

On our site, you can contact us and request information. The types of personal information you provide us with on these pages may include name, address, telephone, and email address.

We use your information to communicate with you. We will not disclose your personal data to other organisations unless required for the provision of our services or required by the law. Sometimes we may need to give information to our agents and subcontractors for the purpose of providing legal services. In these circumstances we always ensure that your information is held securely.

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:-

  1. Information about your computer (the term “computer” shall be deemed to include but not limited to personal computers and computing devices, “smart phones” and other telephonic devices capable of accessing the internet, ipads and tablets and hand held devices) and about your visits to and use of our website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type inversion, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page use, website navigation and visits to linked sites.
  2. Information relating to any transaction carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our services.
  3. Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us including any information that you may provide us in connection with our compliance with relevant client identification/anti-money laundering regulations.
  4. Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notification and/or client guides and newsletters.
  5. Any other information that you choose to send us.
  6. Personal information submitted to us via our website will be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or in relevant parts of the website.  We may use your personal information to:-
    1. Administer our website.
    2. Improve your browsing experience by personalising our website.
    3. Enable your use of our services available on our website.
    4. Supply you with services via our website.
    5. Send statements and professional accounts to you and collect payments from you.
    6. Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested.
    7. Provide third parties with statistical information about our users (this information will not, however, be used to identify any individual user).
    8. Deal with enquiries and complaints by or about you relating to our website.

We will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information. However, the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you, or to you, via the internet. Accordingly, please keep confidential information to a minimum and we will do the same when we reply.

We use Google Analytics to assist in analysis of our website.  Google Analytics generate statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies which are stored on users’ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website.  Google also store this information.  Google’s privacy policy is available at www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

In accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2011, we provide users with the opportunity to control the use of cookies on this Site. You may refuse to accept cookies by clicking “Decline” within the footer of the Site. Any cookies you accept can be deleted from your computer. We will not, without your express consent, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

All our employees and data processors that have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal data.

We have systems that protect our clients and ourselves against fraud and other crime. We may use your personal information to prevent crime and trace those responsible. We may check your details with fraud prevention agencies. If you give us false or misleading information and we suspect fraud, we will record this. We and other organisations may use and search these records to help us trace and prevent fraud and manage your accounts or check your identity to prevent money laundering.  With regards to money laundering checks we obtain documentation from you but also use a third party who carry out a variety of electronic checks to identify you.

For any enquiry or concern about our privacy policy, or to request access to your personal data please contact our Data Protection Officer at amcculloch@wrightsolicitors.com

Under the General Data Protection Regulation 2018, you are entitled to request a Subject Access Request. We will then have to provide you with a readable copy of the personal data, which we keep about you, within 30 days of receiving your request.  Evidence or proof of your identity (for example, a passport or driver’s license and current utility bill) will be required before any processing of such a request begins.

This Privacy Policy and the use of our website is subject to the law of Scotland.