SBA the Solicitors Charity is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
The website https://www.sba.org.uk/ is owned and operated by the SBA.
Information we may collect from you:
We may collect information from you online in the following ways:
If you take one the steps mentioned above, we may collect and process personal information about you such as:
Where we store your personal data:
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, our servers in the UK. It may also be processed by persons operating in the EEA who work for us or an organisation we have instructed. If we do send your personal data outside the EEA we will take steps to ensure that the recipient implements appropriate measures to protect your information.
Uses made of the information:
We will process any of your personal data, in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection laws and regulations, for the following reasons: to provide you with the services you have requested; to comply with applicable laws and regulations; for administrative purposes; to assess enquiries; and to provide you with information about us and our services. If, at any time, you do not wish to receive further information about us and our services, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclosure of your information:
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 any agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of SBA, or others. This includes exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of safeguarding or other statutory regulations we have to comply with.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We 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@example.com
You may request access to or amend any personal information that we hold about you at any time. Your personal data will not be kept for longer than is necessary for any of the aforementioned purposes. If you have any concerns at all about how your data is being processed we welcome the opportunity to discuss them with you. The Information Commissioner’s Office is the UK’s independent supervisory body set up to uphold information rights in the public interest and you retain the right to raise complaints with that body if you are not satisfied with the way your personal data has been processed.
SBA may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Please see our Cookies Policy for more information.
We only use Google Analytics on our website. We do not use any other third party cookies. By using this website you consent to the processing of data by Google Analytics.
If you do not consent to the use of Google Analytics cookies, contact us at (sba.org.uk). We will provide you with advice on how to reject Google Analytics cookies via your browser. Please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
For more information about cookies and the type of cookies our website uses, see the frequently asked questions we have prepared below.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file which is generated by a website and stored in a folder on your computer. The cookie stored is unique to your computer.
Why are cookies needed?
Cookies are needed to make websites work better. For example when you add an item to your shopping cart on the Amazon website the contents of the shopping cart are stored in the cookie. Another example would be when you log into a webmail service such as Hotmail or Gmail a cookie is generated that confirms you are logged in. When you log off the cookie is deleted. This means if someone goes back to your webmail address they will not be able to read your emails.
What cookies does SBA use?
SBA uses Google Analytics cookies to record visits to the website. This helps us to identify which parts of the website are popular and which are less so.
Why do Google Analytics need to know about my computer?
Early web traffic analytics used the IP address of a visitor a website however this did not allow for tracking individual visitors where the IP address was the same, for example, computers on a corporate network.
The information generated by Google Analytics cookies will be used by Google Analytics to evaluate the use of this website.
Google Analytics may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google Analytics’ behalf.
Google Analytics cookies DO
Identify a computer to a website
Store information generated by a website
Google Analytics cookies DO NOT
Identify a computer’s owner to a website
Gather information from a computer
I still don’t want cookies on my PC – what can I do?