Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Crown Office Chambers uses and protects any information that you give Crown Office Chambers when you use this website.  We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Crown Office Chambers may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.  This policy is effective from 23 November 2012.

 

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to pupillage and mini-pupillage applications

 

Use of Information Gathered

We use this information to understand your needs and to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • In order to process pupillage and mini-pupillage application forms and recruitment enquiries
  • Responding to enquiries about the content of the website
  • Periodically we may send promotional emails about new events or other information which we think might be of interest to you using the email address which you have provided
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interest

 

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.  In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure any information we may collect online.

 

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive.  Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. 

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.  This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to user needs.  We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then remove the data from the system.

Cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.  This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

 

What cookies are used on this website?

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

   

  

Source

  
  

Cookie Name

  
  

Purpose

  
  

Comments

  

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.

Crown Office Chambers site cookie acceptance

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This cookie is used to record whether a visitor has accepted the use of cookies on the Crown Office Chambers website.

This cookie will expire after 12 months.

Once you accept the use of cookies from the Crown Office Chambers website the dialoge box about the use of cookies will not appear again, if using the same browser.

Content Management System cookie

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This is a session cookie used to maintain data related to the visitor during navigation.

A session cookie exists in temporary memory only while the visitor is reading and navigating the website. When an expiry date or validity interval is not set at cookie creation time, a session cookie is created. Web browsers normally delete session cookies when the user closes the browser.

 

 

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites of interest.  However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.  You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.  We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.  A small fee will be payable.  If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to: Crown Office Chambers, 2 Crown Office Row, Temple, London EC4Y 7HJ.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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