Briffa Privacy Protection Policy

Briffa means Briffa Legal Limited a company incorporated in England and Wales under company number 07655999 which trades under the name of Briffa.

Everyone has the right to control the way their personal information is used and Briffa is committed to protecting your privacy online.

We only use the information we collect about you to provide services to you. When you visit our website we will send you various sorts of information, as detailed below.

We appreciate that beyond that you do not want any personal information you provide to us distributed indiscriminately so this Privacy Protection Policy explains how we collect information, what we do with it and what controls you have over your information. Please do take the time to read and understand what we do and your rights.

1. What information do we collect?

So that we can provide you with a personalised service and information which is relevant to your business, we may ask you to submit personal information such as a name, email address, postal address and telephone number. To fulfil our obligations under money laundering regulations we may also ask for your date of birth, gender and photographic identification. You are under no obligation to provide this information to us and we always ask you for the minimum amount of information necessary. Please be aware however that if you choose not to give us the requested information we may not be able to provide you with certain services or not provide the services to you in the most efficient manner. If you are providing us with information specifically so we can contact you we will take this as your consent.

2. How do we use the information you provide? 

We will use the information you provide to us to:

  • assist in proving services to you;
  • keep you updated of legal news and updates we consider relevant to you;
  • invite you to events and training sessions;
  • process your job application if you have applied for a position with the firm;
  • make credit decisions about you, prevent fraud and money laundering and to manage any complaints or enquiries.

We will provide you with the right to unsubscribe to these communications as part of each such communication and at any time by contacting our Information Protection Officer whose details are set out above.

We do not share your information with any other persons except that we may pass information about you to organisations with whom we organise events in order to inform you of those events.

3. Your right to ask us for information

You are entitled to request a copy of your information (for which we may charge a small fee) from our Information Protection office at the above email address. If you have any questions about our Privacy Protection Policy or want to object to the processing on legitimate grounds please our Information Protection Officer by email at info@briffa.com. They will be able to view, amend or delete the information we hold on you as you wish.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google. Google utilises the data collected to track and examine the use of www.briffa.com to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network. Personal data collected: Cookie and Usage Data. Place of processing: USA. Your rights with respect to the data being collected by Google’s is set out in their privacy policy here.

4. Where is your information stored?

The information which you submit to us sent to a computer located in the United Kingdom and may be transferred to, stored and processed by our service providers and other reputable third party organisations. These may be situated outside the European Economic Area. In addition, if you use our services while you are outside the EEA your information may be transferred outside the EEA in order to provide you with those services, and by submitting your information to us you consent to such usage.

Cookie Policy

Please read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

Who we are?

This website is operated by Briffa Legal Limited, trading as Briffa. We are a firm of solicitor specialising in intellectual property law.

Our website

This cookie policy relates to your use of our website at www.briffa.com.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies on our website. These help us recognise you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions.

For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of your internet service provider. This information helps us to understand how our website is used and to make improvements.

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Consent to use cookies and changing settings

We will ask for your permission (Consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested.

You can withdraw any consent to the use of cookies or manage any other cookie preferences by not accepting the cookie policy popup.

Our use of cookies

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:

The cookies we useNamePurposeWhether cookie is essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested and whether we will seek your consent before we place the cookies
Google Tag Manager_ga, _gat, gidRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.Yes, essential (we will therefore not request your consent before placing this cookie)
GooglecollectUsed to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.Yes, essential (we will therefore not request your consent before placing this cookie)

Third party access to the cookies

The cookies we use will only be accessed by us and those third parties named in the table above for the purposes referred to in this cookie policy. Those cookies will not be accessed by any other third party.

How to turn off all cookies and consequences of doing so

If you do not want to accept any cookies, you may be able to change your browser settings so that cookies (including those which are essential to the services requested) are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of our website.

For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

How to contact us?

Please contact us if you have any questions about this cookie policy or the information we hold about you.

If you wish to contact us, please send an email to info@briffa.com, write to Briffa, Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH or call +44 (0)20 7288 6003.

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