We use the information we collect about you to help us with understanding more about how our site is used and to be able to send you communications that may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise.

When you are on the website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with Russell-Cooke alone, unless stated otherwise.

Russell-Cooke will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe that the law requires it.

If you indicated that you are interested in receiving regular information about Russell-Cooke's activities, we will send you communications either electronically or by post. In addition, we may send you direct mail that we feel may be of interest to you.

Russell-Cooke does not sell or rent user information to anyone.

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you change email addresses or if any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at enquiries@russell-cooke.co.uk. For specific compliance issues please email the Compliance Officer, Anu.Kapila@russell-cooke.co.uk

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website ("this Site") and your relationship with Russell-Cooke LLP ("we" or "us"). Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this Site.

1. Use of this Site

1.1 This Site is for personal and business use subject to these terms and conditions. By using this Site you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

1.2 These terms and conditions relate to use of the Site only and do not apply to the provision of legal services to you. If you have instructed Russell-Cooke LLP to provide legal services to you then please note that separate terms and conditions of business will apply. If we are providing legal services to you and you would like a duplicate copy of our terms and conditions for legal services or if you do not believe they have been sent to you then please contact the solicitor you are dealing with and they will send a copy to you.

2. About Russell-Cooke

2.1 Russell-Cooke LLP is a limited liability partnership providing legal and other professional services to individuals, businesses and organisations in the public and voluntary sectors, we are a firm of solicitors authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

3. Amendments

3.1 We may update these terms and conditions from time to time for legal or regulatory reasons or to allow the proper operation of this Site. Significant changes will be notified via a suitable announcement on this Site. If you continue to use this Site after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of this Site indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms and Conditions.

4. Legal information and resources

4.1 The Site contains various legal materials, resources, information and content. This information is provided by us as general information only. This information may not be relevant or apply in your particular case or situation. Your use of the Site or any materials available on the Site is not a substitute for legal or professional advice and your use of our Site does not constitute the provision of legal services by us to you (even if you are an existing client of ours). If you have any queries or concerns relating to any legal matter you should speak to a solicitor or other legal or professional adviser as soon as possible.

5. Offers, billing and pricing information

5.1 The Site may contain information relating to our charges for providing legal services and may (in certain areas) include reference to offers such as free-of-charge initial telephone consultations or fixed fees. Please note that any charging information provided is indicative and that our charges may be varied from time to time. No information contained on the Site will form part of any agreement for the provision of legal services or constitutes a binding term of such a contract. Please ensure that you confirm any offer or promotion in writing prior to instructing us to provide legal services.

6. Intellectual property

6.1 The content of this Site is protected by copyright, trade marks, database right and other intellectual property rights. You may retrieve and display the content of this Site on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on this Site without our written permission.

7. Our liability

7.1 This Site may provide content from other Internet sites or resources and while we try to ensure that material included on this Site is true and accurate, we do not make any warranties or guarantees in relation to that content. If we are informed of any inaccuracies in the material on the Site we will attempt to correct the inaccuracies as soon as we reasonably can.

7.2 We will not be liable to you for any losses in the event that you seek to rely on or use any information or materials available on the Site.

8. Third party websites

8.1 As a convenience to customers, this Site includes links to other web sites or material which are beyond its control. We are not responsible for content on any site outside this Site.

9. Applicable law

9.1 These terms and conditions will be subject to the laws of England and Wales. We will try to solve any disagreements quickly and efficiently. If you are not happy with the way we deal with any disagreement and you want to take court proceedings, you must do so within the United Kingdom.

10. Miscellaneous

10.1 If you breach these terms and conditions and we choose to ignore this, we will still be entitled to use its rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the terms and conditions.

10.2 We shall not be responsible for any breach of these terms and conditions caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

10.3 This Site is owned and operated by Russell-Cooke LLP.

10.4 If you have any queries please contact us using our 'contact us' details on this Site.

Like many websites, Russell-Cooke's website uses cookies in order to provide you with a more personalised web service. A cookie is a text only string of information that we pass to your computer's hard disk through your web browser so that the website can remember who you are.

Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the 'lifetime' of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. For more information about cookies, please see www.allaboutcookies.org.

We mainly use only one type of cookie on our website:

  • Per session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookies file of your browser until you leave the site.

More specifically we use the following cookies which carry out the functions described:

  • __utma - This is a Google Analytics cookie and tracks the number of times you have visited the Russell-Cooke website.
  • __utmb and __utmc - This is another Google Analytics cookie and acts to calculate how long you have spent on the website in each session.
  • __utmz - This Google Analytics cookie tracks what search engine you have visited the site from and which search terms you used to find the website.

Under new rules, we are required to obtain your consent to use cookies. As you will have seen, we have a clear cookies pop up notice which appears when a user first visits our website. If you continue to use the website having seen the notice then we assume you are happy for us to use the cookies described above.

The cookies we use are designed to help you get the most from our website but if you do not wish to receive cookies you can easily modify your web browser to refuse cookies, or to notify you when you receive a new cookie. To change your settings for your web browser you will need to go to your advanced preferences. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled, and so in order to enjoy the Russell-Cooke site to the full, we recommend that you leave them switched on. For further instructions on how to stop cookies being installed on your browser, please see: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.