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Who we are:

 

Willis Bloom LLP
Limes Cottage

Green Road

Horsmonden

Kent

England

TN12 8JS

Phone number: 01892 325 925
Email address: hello@willisbloom.com
Registered partnership number: OC421713

Willis Bloom, are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors to our web site. In particular, we want you to know that Willis Bloom is not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. In this Privacy Policy, we’ve provided lots of detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information and how we use it. So, pour yourself a cup of tea, snuggle up in a cosy chair and read on.   

 

Google Analytics:

When someone visits www.willisbloom.com we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We use this to help make our business better, but not at the expense of anyone else. We’re nice folk.

 

Mailing Lists

As part of the registration process for our emails, we collect personal information which may include your name, address, and order history so that we can personalise the marketing emails we send to you. We use that information for a couple of reasons: to tell you about glorious things you’ve asked us to tell you about; we do this with your consent and you can opt-out of these emails at any time using the ‘unsubscribe’ link featured in all our emails to you. You will not receive any more marketing emails from Willis Bloom if you do this, but we will still send you transactional emails, for example an order confirmation if you make a purchase from us. We may also use this information to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don't rent or trade email lists with any other organisations and businesses; ever.

 

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver some of our newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing us at hello@willisbloom.com,

 

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer Chris Willis at Chris.willis@willisbloom.com         

 

Changes to this Privacy notice

This Privacy Policy was last reviewed December 2018. It will next be received March 2019.

 

Cookies Policy

We use a system of classifying the different types of cookies which we use on the Website, or which may be used by third parties through our websites. The classification was developed by the International Chamber of Commerce UK and explains more about which cookies we use, why we use them, and the functionality you will lose if you decide you don't want to have them on your device.

 

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device.  

How long are cookies stored for?

Persistent cookies - these cookies remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.  

Session cookies - these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.

Cookies used on the Website

Here are all the different types of cookies we use on this site:

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. By using the website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. These cookies collect information about how visitors use the website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Website works.

Functionality cookies

These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.  By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.  

Third party cookies 

These cookies allow third parties to track the success of their application or customise the application for you. Because of how cookies work we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used on our site. For example, if you choose to ‘share’ content through Twitter or other social networks you might be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so please check those websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.