Privacy policy

Web•Tech•Law Privacy Policy

About this Privacy Policy

This Policy sets out what the categories of personal information Web•Tech•Law may collect from you when you use the Website as well as how Web•Tech•Law processes that personal information.

If you have any questions about this Policy or do not agree with it, please contact Web•Tech•Law by clicking here before using the Website. Web•Tech•Law may amend this Policy from time to time, so you should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes that have been made. This Policy is effective from 29 September 2013.

By using any part of the Website or providing personal information to Web•Tech•Law you consent to Web•Tech•Law processing your personal information as set out in this Policy.

Incorporation by reference

This Policy incorporates the following provisions (and their subordinate provisions) of the Terms by reference:

  • How to Interpret These Terms;
  • Your privacy;
  • Web•Tech•Law may monitor your Electronic Communications; and
  • Documents and notices.

The provisions incorporated into this Policy from the Terms must be read as being applicable to this Policy, to the extent doing so does not materially change their meaning. To the extent the provisions of this Policy conflict with the Terms, the provisions of this Policy will prevail to the extent of the conflict.

The defined terms in the Supplementary Glossary in the Policy have specific meanings in the context of this Policy and shall be interpreted in accordance with the principles set out in the Terms.

Personal information Web•Tech•Law collects from you through the Website

Personal information you volunteer or which Web•Tech•Law collects indirectly

In general, you may navigate the Website without directly providing Web•Tech•Law with any personal information. Any domain name information that Web•Tech•Law collects is not used to personally identify you but is instead aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the Website and the web pages viewed. Web•Tech•Law uses this information to measure the use of the Website and to improve its contents. However, additional services may be only available if Web•Tech•Law has certain information about you.

Web•Tech•Law may collect the following personal information from you:

  • Information about the Content and services you express an interest in when you use the Website;
  • Your name and contact information, including email address and company details which you may submit to Web•Tech•Law when you interact with the Website;
  • Information about your location or similar location based information;
  • Information regarding your personal or professional interests, demographics, experiences with Web•Tech•Law’s services and contact preferences in order to provide you with further correspondence about Web•Tech•Law’s services.

Intercepted and monitored Electronic Communications

Web•Tech•Law may implement systems designed to intercept and monitor your communications with Web•Tech•Law and/or Web•Tech•Law’s Associates, to the extent permissible by law in the course of the carrying on of business and for the purpose of monitoring or keeping records of direct and indirect communications.

Personal Information Web•Tech•Law Collects Automatically

When you use the Website, Web•Tech•Law automatically receives and records information from your browser or mobile platform, including your location, IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested. This information is stored in Web•Tech•Law’s server logs.

Web•Tech•Law only uses this data in aggregate form and Web•Tech•Law may provide this aggregate information to Web•Tech•Law’s Associates about how Web•Tech•Law’s customers, collectively, use the Website, so that Web•Tech•Law’s Associates may also understand how users make use of the Website.

Cookies

Web•Tech•Law may use cookies which are files that store information on your hard drive or browser. Cookies can be used to determine whether you have visited the Website before and make it easier for you to maintain your preferences on the Website, and by seeing how you use the Website, Web•Tech•Law can tailor the Website around your preferences and measure usability of the Website. You can, should you choose to, disable cookies in your browser and delete all cookies currently stored on your computer. You can find out how to do this by modifying your browser’s preferences appropriately.

Security

Web•Tech•Law is committed to ensuring that your information is kept secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure Web•Tech•Law has put in place physical, technical and administrative measures to safeguard personal information Web•Tech•Law collects though the Website. Web•Tech•Law uses encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive personal information or other information.

Linking

Web•Tech•Law may link to other websites which are not within its control. Web•Tech•Law will not be responsible for the protection of any personal information which you provide to 3rd Parties. You should exercise caution and view privacy statements applicable to 3rd Party Websites or services.

What Web•Tech•Law does with personal information processed through the Website

Web•Tech•Law uses your personal information for the following reasons:

  • To render services to you;
  • To provide services you have requested and to notify you about important changes to the Website;
  • To respond to your inquiries and complaints or to process your requests in relation to your information;
  • To follow up on any inquiries and complaints as part of Web•Tech•Law’s customer care procedures;
  • To update Web•Tech•Law’s records about you and for the purpose of retaining records about you;
  • To communicate with you in the course of Web•Tech•Law’s ordinary business activities;
  • To improve Web•Tech•Law’s Content and services by making them easier to use and by providing access to certain sections of the Website;
  • To prevent or detect any unlawful activities; and
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of Web•Tech•Law’s marketing and for the purposes of research, training and statistical analysis in order to improve Web•Tech•Law’s services.

Should Web•Tech•Law request any personal information from you, Web•Tech•Law will furnish you with details on how the personal information you provide will be used.

Web•Tech•Law may contact you by e-mail, phone, fax or post for the purposes set out in this section. By submitting such information to Web•Tech•Law, you are deemed to have agreed to Web•Tech•Law contacting you using these methods of communication. Web•Tech•Law will continue to contact you using the methods you choose until you advise Web•Tech•Law in writing that you no longer wish to be contacted using such methods. Please note that you are required to accept at least one of the above methods as your chosen method of receipt of communication from Web•Tech•Law.

Sharing your personal information

Web•Tech•Law will not transfer, disclose, sell, distribute or lease your personal information to 3rd Parties other than on the following basis:

  • Where Web•Tech•Law has your consent to do so for the purpose of providing a service to you;
  • Where it is required by Web•Tech•Law’s Associates who may, directly or indirectly, render certain services to Web•Tech•Law or to you or in undertaking activities linked to the operation of such services on Web•Tech•Law’s behalf; or
  • Where the disclosure is in compliance with legal and/or contractual requirements that Web•Tech•Law is subject to, including, but not limited to, intergovernmental agreements.

Web•Tech•Law will not pass your personal information to 3rd Parties (other than on the basis set out in this Policy and in accordance with appropriate disclosure requirements Web•Tech•Law may be subject to) without your consent.

Accessing your personal information

If you think that any personal information Web•Tech•Law holds about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or e-mail Web•Tech•Law as soon as possible. Web•Tech•Law will take the necessary steps to ensure that your personal information is corrected and/or updated.

Supplementary glossary