Privacy Policy and Data Protection — Html Version

Avv. Colin Jamieson (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates (the “Site”) and is responsible for your personal data when you engage with his firm and where we provide you with tax and legal services (the “services”).  This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of the Site and from clients of the firm. We use your personal information only for providing and improving the Site and our Services. By using the Site and Services, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

1  Information Collection

1.1    While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name (“Personal information”). Information we collect may include your name and job title, your contact information including email address, demographic information such as your postcode, preferences and interests and any other information relevant to us.

1.2    We use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for our own internal record keeping and in order to improve our and service to you. We may use your Personal information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may interest you, using the email address which you have provided to us.

1.3    If you decide that you don’t in fact want to receive communications from any longer then please note that we may still be required to send you emails regarding factual or transactional information in connection with services that we are currently providing to you or to the organisation through whom you are known to us.

2  Log Data

2.1    We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this information.

3  Links to other websites

3.1    Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

4  Cookies

4.1    Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

4.2    Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

4.3    You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

5  Anti money laundering rules

Regulations require that we keep client identity information and documents for a certain period of time after a client signs up, even if they are no longer clients of the firm.  For non-active clients this information is kept on encrypted computer systems accessible by us. We will only access the data upon legitimate request presented by a governmental authority or agency.

6  Controlling your personal information

6.1    You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your Personal information. There are no circumstances in which we will pass your information to any third party for direct marketing or other purposes, except where we are under a definite legal obligation so to do. The information and data collected is used only in the furtherance of our services. We may grant authorisation to sub-contractors engaged  by us to assist with IT matters and data managers. Where we do so we ensure that they are bound by the same data protection obligations as apply to us and we are always responsible for the security and confidentiality of your data.  If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for in order to receive communication from us, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

6.2    We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.  You have the right to ask us to inform you about the information we hold about you, amend it, erase or delete it, and restrict how we process it or with whom we share it. We undertake to fulfil your request without charge and within 30 days.  The data and backups may be stored at any time in or outside the EU, but our access to the data is always within the EU.

6.3    If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

7  Security

The security of your Personal information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

8 Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective from 1 January 2020 and will remain in effect until any future change in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgement of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

9 Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via the contact form on the Site.