Privacy Policy

Trethowans LLP, a limited liability partnership, incorporated in England and Wales with registered number OC342356 and with registered office address at London Road Office Park, London Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 3HP (“Trethowans”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy

United Law is a trading name of Trethowans LLP

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data Trethowans collects from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how Trethowans will treat it

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Trethowans LLP of London Road Office Park, London Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 3HP. Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Jon Loney

Information Trethowans may collect from you

Trethowans may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.unitedlaw.co.uk (the “Website”). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. If you contact us, Trethowans may keep a record of that correspondence
  • Trethowans may also ask you to complete surveys that Trethowans use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, and other communication data and the resources that you access

IP addresses

Trethowans may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information for internal purposes only. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual


For the same reason, Trethowans may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help Trethowans to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies Trethowans use are essential for the site to operate

If you register with us or if you continue to use the Website, you agree to our use of cookies. Cookies are widely used in order to make the Website work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site

Cookie Name Purpose More information
__utma This cookie is used to monitor the number of times a visitor has been to the site related to the cookie, when they first visited the site, and when they were last on the site. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like Days and Visits to purchase http://code.go
These two cookies work together to establish how long a visit has taken. b signals when a user enters the site and c signals when a user leaves http://code.go
__utmz Captures how a visitor accessed the site including: which search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords were used and geographical location http://code.go
Apache A cookie issued for session tracking. The cookie is used to ensure the correct operation of anti-spam CAPTCHA images on response forms (and other intereactive features of the site)

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our site

Where Trethowans store your personal data

The data that Trethowans collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. Trethowans will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although Trethowans will use reasonable endeavours to protect your personal data, Trethowans cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once Trethowans has received your information, Trethowans will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access

Uses made of the information

Trethowans use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which Trethowans feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so
  • To notify you about changes to our products and services

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which Trethowans collect your data or do not submit your data to this Website

Disclosure of your information

Trethowans may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that Trethowans sell or buy any business or assets, in which case Trethowans may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets
  • If Trethowans sells all or substantially all of its assets to a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets
  • If Trethowans is under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use of this Website and any other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Trethowans, our customers, or others

Your rights

You have the right to ask Trethowans not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. Trethowans will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if Trethowans intend to use your data for such purposes or if Trethowans intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms Trethowans use to collect your data or by contacting us at emma.sainsbury@unitedlaw.co.uk

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that Trethowans do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information Trethowans hold about you

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes Trethowans may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to emma.sainsbury@unitedlaw.co.uk

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