Terms & Conditions

These Terms and Conditions govern your use of our website www.laycocklaw.com.

Please read the terms in full before you use this Website.

If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this Website.

Using the Website implies that you accept these Terms and Conditions.

We do occasionally update these Terms and Conditions so please refer back to them in the future.

1. Site Access

1.1 – You will be able to access the majority of this Website without having to register any details with us.

2. Use Of Website www.laycocklaw.com

2.1 – You are permitted to use our website for your own purposes and to print and download material from this Website provided that you do not modify any content without our consent. Material on this website must not be republished online or offline without our permission.

2.2 – The copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this website are owned by us or our licensors and must not be reproduced without our prior consent.

2.3 – Subject to paragraph 2.1, no part of this website may be reproduced without our prior consent.

3. Site Up-Time

3.1 – We take all reasonable steps to ensure that this website is available 24 hours every day, 365 days a year. However, websites do sometimes encounter downtime due to server and , other technical issues. Therefore we will not be liable if this website is unavailable at any time.

3.2 – The website may be temporarily unavailable due to issues such as system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control. Where possible we will try to give our visitors advance warning of maintenance issues but shall not be obliged to do so.

4. Visitor Conduct

4.1 - With the exception of personally identifiable information, the use of which is covered under Privacy Policy noted below, any materials you send or post to this website shall be considered non-proprietary and not confidential. Unless you advise to the contrary or use the “Claim Now” form.

4.2 - When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this website any material: a) for which you have not obtained all necessary consents; b) that is discriminatory, obscene, poronographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiallity or privacy, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United Kingdom; c) which is harmful in nature including and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.

4.3 - We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to the website in breach of Paragraph 4.2.

5. Links To And From Other Websites

5.1 - Any links to third party websites located on the website www.laycocklaw.com are provided for your convenience only. We have not reviewed each third party website and have no responsibility for such third party websites or their content. We do not endorse the third party websites or make representations about them or any material contained in them. If you choose to access a third party website linked to from this website, it is at your own risk.

5.2 - If you would like to link to this website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, any page on this website, and subject to the following conditions:

a) You do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any services or products unless this has been specifically agreed with us;

b) You do not misrepresent your relationship with us or present any false information about us;

c) You do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and

d) Your website does not contain content that is in breach of Paragraph 4.2.

5.3 - If you choose to link to our website in breach of Paragraph 5.2 you shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damages suffered as a result of your actions.

6. Disclaimer

6.1 - We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information on this website is correct. However, we do not guarantee the correctness or completness of material on this website. We may makes changes to the material on this website at any time and without notice. The material on this website may be out of date, or on rare occasions incorrect and we make no commitment to ensure that  such material is correct or up to date.

6.2 - The material at this website is provided without any conditions or warranties of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide access and use of this website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions which but for these Terms and Conditions may have effect in relation to this website.

7. Exclusion Of Liability

7.1 - Neither we nor any other party (whether or not involved in producing, maintaining or delivering this website), shall be liable or responsible for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party as a result of your or their use of our website. This exclusion shall include servicing or repair costs and, without limitation, any other direct, indirect or consequential loss, and whether in tort or contract or otherwise in connection with this website.

7.2 - Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit liability for (i) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as defined by the Unfair Contact Terms Act 1977); (ii) fraud; (iii) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or (iv) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under the law of the United Kingdom.

8. Governing Jurisdiction

8.1 – This Legal Notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Any dispute(s) arising in connection with this Legal Notice are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of England and Wales.

 

Privacy Policy

We are commited to safeguard the privacy of our website visitors.

1. What Information Do We Collect?

1.1 - Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website, including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating systems, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigations.

1.2 - Information relating to any transaction carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information entered in the “Claim Now” form posted on the website.

1.3 – Information that you provide to us through “Claim Now” form.

2. Cookies

2.1 - A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the brouser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

2.2 - We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. We will use “session” cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website. We will use “persistent” cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit.

2.3 - “Session” cookies will be delted from your computer when you close you browser.

2.4 - “Persistent” cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specific expiry date.

2.5 - We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about the website use by means of cookies, which are stored on computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to crete reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Googles privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

2.6 - Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites including this one.

3. Using Your Personal Information

3.1 - Personal information submitted to us via the website will be used for the purpose specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts to the website. We may use your personal information to:

(a) Administer the website;

(b) Improve your browsing experience;

(c) Enable your use of the services available on the website;

(d) Use your information supplied to us through the “Claim Now” form to contact you with the information you requests about starting a claim;

(e) Send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;

(f) Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

(g) Send to you our marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology ( You can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);

(h) Provide third parties with statistical information about our users, but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;

(i) Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.

3.2  – Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

3.3 - We will not without you express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

4. Disclosures

4.1 – We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purpose as set out in this privacy policy.

4.2 - In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

(a) To the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) In connection withany legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

(c) In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purpose of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

(d) To any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely yo order disclosure of that personal information.

4.3 - Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

5. Internation Data Transfers

5.1 – Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

5.2 - You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

6. Security Of Your Personal Information

6.1 - We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

6.2 - Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

6.3 – You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.

7. Policy Amendments

7.1 – We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

7.2 – We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

8. Your Rights

8.1 – You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you provision of such information will be subject to:

(a) The payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00);

(b) The suply of appropriate evidence of your identity.

8.2 – We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

8.3 – You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes by email at any time. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

9. Third Party Websites

9.1 – The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

10. Updating Information

10.1 - Please inform us if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

11. Contact

11.1 – If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please inform us by any means possible found on the “Contact Us” page at the bottom of the website.

12. Data Controller

12.1 – The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on this website is Stephen Laycock & Company Solicitors.