Privacy policy

Reed in Partnership is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

Data Protection Act 1998

The way in which Reed in Partnership uses personal data is regulated by the Data Protection Act 1998 (the 'Act') which came into force on 1 March 2000. The Act implements a European Directive in effect since October 1998.

The information we collect and how we use it

On our 'Enquiry Form' page we gather specified personal information. We gather this information to allow us to contact you and discuss how we may be able to provide you with our services.

We may also use aggregate information / statistics to monitor website usage to help us develop the website and our services and may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.

Our use of cookies and other information-gathering technologies

A cookie is a small text file containing information set by the server and usually intended for the internet user's convenience and/or for the website to function properly. A server is a computer that delivers websites (among several forms of information).

Cookies enhance the website experience. For instance, shopping carts would be near impossible without the use of cookies. They also remember user preferences and registration details. Although cookies can be used to collect demographic information and other marketing related information, we do not do so.

Cookies are not dangerous because it is only a text file and as such are non-executables, i.e. not computer programs. Although cookies are placed on the user's hard drive, they cannot access other files in the hard drive, ascertain email address stored on the users machine or other private information. The only information communicated to the server are those that have been disclosed by the users themselves. Some sites may contain cookies that are set by third party companies, mostly for marketing purposes. Ours do not contain any third party cookies. The only cookies we utilise are those that enhance your experience of our website.

How we protect your information

The internet is not a secure medium. However we have put in place various security procedures to protect your information. All information is secured on our server and is only accessible by authorised personal. Our servers are protected by a firewall.

All of our members of staff, contractors, and agents are under a strict confidentiality agreement. We also keep your information confidential. The internal procedures of Reed in Partnership cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information.

Sale of business

If this business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.

Your consent

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. We will also e-mail you should we make any changes so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Owing to the global nature of the internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information. By submitting your information you consent to these transfers.

How to contact Reed in Partnership

We welcome your views about our website and our privacy policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please click here to send an e-mail to us.