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BDLS Solicitors takes all reasonable care to ensure that the information contained on this website is accurate. However, no warranty or representation is given that the information and materials contained on it are complete or free from errors or inaccuracy. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, BDLS Solicitors accepts no liability for any loss or damages or expenses of any kind including without limitation compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property, or claims by third parties howsoever arising in connection with your use of this website, the copying or use of any information or material contained in or referred to in this website. This exclusion of liability shall not apply to damages arising from death or personal injury caused by the negligence of BDLS Solicitors or any of its employees or agents.

Links

BDLS Solicitors may from time to time provide links that will enable you to access the websites of third parties directly from our site. Please note that such third party sites are not under our control and we do not contribute to the content of such websites. When you click through to these sites you leave the area controlled by us. We cannot accept responsibility for any issues arising in connection with either the third party’s use of your data, the site content or the services offered to you by these sites.

Privacy

BDLS Solicitors is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, on our website (the Site) will be used.

When you subscribe to newsletters on our Site, or if you contact us with comments or specific requests, we will collect the information necessary to provide the service, which may include your name, telephone number and an e-mail address. We will use your information to provide you with the services you have requested. Once you are registered you can amend these details at any time by contacting us at info@bd-ls.co.uk

We may contact you by mail, telephone or e-mail with information about legal services, materials, news or training that may be of interest to you. By providing us with your address, telephone number or email address on our ‘Subscribe’ page you consent to being contacted by these methods for these purposes. If you no longer wish to receive information or marketing from us please contact us at info@bd-ls.co.uk at any time.

We will disclose any of your personal information to any third party where we are under a duty to do so in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or protect any of our rights, property or safety (or those of our members or customers). We may also disclose your personal information to third parties who provide services to us. When we do so they are required to act in accordance with our instructions and keep your personal information secure.

If we need to transfer your personal information to countries which do not provide the same level of data protection as the UK we will put a contract in place to ensure that your information is adequately protected.

When you give us information about another individual for business purposes, you do so on the basis that the other individual has agreed and has consented to the processing of his or her personal data and to the transfer of his or her information abroad and to your receiving on his or her behalf any data protection notices.

If your personal details change, if you change your mind about any of your marketing preferences or if you have any queries about how we use your information, please let us know by contacting us at info@bd-ls.co.uk

If you want to know what personal information we hold on you, you can access it under the terms of the Data Protection Act. If you want to exercise this right, please write to: Head of Compliance enclosing a cheque for the administration fee of £10 made payable to BDLS Solicitors.

This privacy policy may change from time to time and therefore you should review it regularly. We will of course notify you of any changes where we are required to do so. You can check our privacy policy at this page at any time.

Copyright

BDLS – all rights reserved.

Unless indicated to the contrary, all materials on this website including design, text, graphics and photographs are the copyright of BDLS Solicitors.

BDLS Solicitors is the owner of the trade marks appearing on this website and all associated trade names, logos and devices unless indicated to the contrary. All other trade marks, logos and names appearing on this website are the property of their respective owners, as indicated.

You may download, print and copy extracts from this site for your personal use only and any copied material must include all copyright or other proprietary notices appearing on it. No right, title or interest in any downloaded materials or software is transferred to you by such downloading. You may not make any other use of material on this site (including reproductions except as above, publications, alteration or distribution) without our prior written permission.

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 Disclaimer

We are not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority. However, we are included on the register maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority so that we can carry on insurance mediation activity, which is broadly the advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts. This part of our business, including arrangements for complaints or redress if something goes wrong, is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The register can be accessed via the Financial Conduct Authority website at www.fca.gov.uk/register.

If during this matter you need advice on investments, we may have to refer you to someone who is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority, as we are not. However as we are regulated by the SRA, we may be able to provide certain limited investment services where these are closely linked to the legal work we are doing for you.

The Law Society is a designated professional body for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 but responsibility for regulation and complaints handling has been separated from the Law Society’s representative functions. The SRA is the independent regulatory body for the Law Society and the Legal Ombudsman is the independent complaints handling body for the Law Society.

General

These pages contain information about BDLS Solicitors, and are intended to provide general information only. Nothing in these pages constitutes legal advice or should be taken as such. You should consult a suitably qualified lawyer on any specific legal problem or matter.

BDLS Solicitors is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority which is the independent regulatory body of the Law Society. The Legal Ombudsman is the independent complaints handling body. The Legal Ombudsman may be contacted at PO BOX 6806 Wolverhampton  WV1 9WJ. If there is any aspect of our service that you are not satisfied with please contact the person dealing with your matter in the first instance and if you are still not satisfied then please contact Ms Biro Dhillon, Director and Complaints Officer of the Legal Practice on 0116 25818020 or contact via email bdhillon@bd-ls.co.uk or by post 92 Charles Street Leicester LE1 1FB. We have procedures in place which detail how we handle complaints and this will immediately be sent to you. Please not that the Solicitors Regulation Authority code of conduct applies to us.

BDLS Solicitors maintains professional indemnity insurance in accordance with the rules of the Solicitors Regulation Authority.