The Competition Pro Bono Scheme is committed to ensuring that your privacy and personal data 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.
In respect of your personal data that we hold within our offices and/or on our computer systems we are committed to keeping this secure and deploy anti-virus protection to protect digital data.
The Competition Pro Bono Scheme may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 10/03/2022.
This is an overview of the types of information we collect about you:
- the types of information we collect about you
- how we collect and use it
- who we might share it with
- your rights to your information.
The information we collect
We collect information about you from different places including:
- directly from you
- from a third party acting on your behalf e.g. an intermediary or broker
- when we generate it ourselves
- from other organisations.
We will only collect your information in line with relevant regulations and law and this may relate to any of our services where we have your current instructions, we currently hold or have held in the past.
You are responsible for making sure you give us accurate and up to date information.
How we’ll use your information
We’ll use it only to provide any services you’ve requested.
We’ll only use your information where we’re allowed to by law e.g. carrying out an agreement we have with you, fulfilling a legal obligation or where you agree to it.
Who we can share your information with
We may share your information with others e.g. regulators, insurers, fraud prevention agencies or law enforcement agencies.
How long we’ll keep your information
We’ll keep your information for as long as you have a relationship with us. After it ends we’ll keep it where we may need it for our legitimate purposes e.g. to help us respond to queries or complaints, or for other reasons e.g. fighting fraud and financial crime, and in line with regulatory requirements.
You have a number of rights relating to your information e.g. to see what we hold, to ask us to share it with another party, ask us to update incorrect or incomplete details, to object to or restrict processing of it, to make a complaint etc.
Your consent applies to the following domains: www.thecompetitionlawexpert.co.uk
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from:
What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.
As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket, and checkout securely.
Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.
The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.
Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content of the website on social media platforms.
Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.
The below list details the cookies used in our website.
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