Westwater Advocates Privacy Policy

Introduction
Westwater Advocates is committed to protecting your privacy, and the following information covers how and for what purposes we use the information collected through our official website, http://westwateradvocates.co.uk/. If you have any queries relating to our privacy policy, please email us at sheila.westwater@advocates.org.uk, or write to us at the following address:

Westwater Advocates
Faculty of Advocates
Parliament House
Edinburgh
EH1 1RF

Personal Information
This website runs on the WordPress platform and makes no use of Google or any other third-party Analytics code. Also, we do not link or embed any Facebook or Twitter code, nor do we have comments enabled on the WordPress platform. User registration is also disabled on this site and the only information stored is that required to ensure that the website functions properly – i.e. session information between pages.

All our email links are included using the mailto URI scheme and we will not contact you directly unless you contact us first using one or more of the email addresses displayed on our website.

We will not disclose, sell or distribute your information to any third party without your permission unless we are required to do so by law.

Cookies and site monitoring
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored in the hard drive of your computer by your browser. Your browser will have the option to prevent websites using cookies (your browser’s help screen or manual will tell you how to do this), but please note that this may reduce the functionality of this website and other websites. For full details, please refer to our Cookie Policy.

Like all websites, our servers automatically record log files containing information about the volume and characteristics of our website traffic. This includes IP address, numbers of pages viewed and the length of time spent on the website. We use log files to build pictures of how our website is used, helping to monitor and improve our service, but please note that you cannot be identified from these log files.

Policy Changes and Data Retention
We may change this policy from time to time as we add new services or features or in response to changes in the law or our commercial arrangements. Any changes to this policy will be posted on this website.