STUDIO-40 may require certain details and Personal Data from you, including without limitation your name and email address. This policy is in relation to these details and any other Personal Data which STUDIO-40 subsequently collects from you or about you (collectively “the Information”).
Use and Disclosure of the Information and Client Information
STUDIO-40 will use the Information in a variety of ways, some of which will assist and enable STUDIO-40 to provide its services to its clients and prospective clients. This may include for example, STUDIO-40 contacting you directly to monitor progress and to inform you of progress on specific projects and STUDIO-40 publishing some Information (e.g. your name and email address) on certain pages of its Websites.
STUDIO-40 may also in its sole discretion retain the Information and use it for direct marketing services, e.g. STUDIO-40 may send marketing information to you. Such marketing information may relate to the legal profession, to financial matters and to goods and/or services provided by STUDIO-40 and/or third parties as well as goods and/or services provided by third parties which are entirely unrelated to your original requests.
STUDIO-40 may in its sole discretion sell some Information to unrelated third parties who may use such Information for direct marketing purposes in relation to a wide range of goods and/or services which, for the avoidance of doubt, are entirely unrelated to your original request: If you do not wish to receive such information please click on the box provided.
STUDIO-40 reserves the right to report any activity which STUDIO-40 suspects violates any relevant laws or regulations to the appropriate authority. If STUDIO-40 is requested by such authority for the Information STUDIO-40 reserves the right to disclose it to them.
You shall indemnify and keep STUDIO-40 and STUDIO-40’s directors, officers, employees and agents fully indemnified against all actions, claims, proceedings, costs and damages (including any damages or compensation paid by STUDIO-40 on the advice of its legal advisors to compromise or settle any claim) and all legal costs or other expenses arising out of any breach of any representations, warranties and/or undertakings or out of any claims by a third party based on any facts which if substantiated would constitute such a breach.
All Information and will be kept as confidential and as secure as possible through the use of STUDIO-40’s secure server software. This means that the Information and can only be exchanged between you, STUDIO-40 and any third party to whom STUDIO-40 decides to transfer the Information to for the purposes detailed above. Furthermore as required by the Act STUDIO-40 follows strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of the Information which you have given to STUDIO-40, to prevent unauthorised access.
STUDIO-40 uses industry standard practices to safeguard the confidentiality of the Information including “firewalls” and Secure Socket Layers. STUDIO-40 treats the Information as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorised access. STUDIO-40 employees use many different security techniques to protect the Information from unauthorised access by users inside and outside the company. However, “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 all individuals are entitled on the payment of a fee, to be given from STUDIO-40 a description of all Personal Data STUDIO-40 holds about the individual, the purposes for which this is being processed and the recipients to whom this may be disclosed. All such individuals also have the right to have communicated to them in an intelligible form the information constituting the Personal Data and any information available to STUDIO-40 as to the source of that Personal Data. If you require any further information on this point, please contact STUDIO-40 as detailed above.
STUDIO-40 reserves the right to vary the terms and conditions of this Agreement from time to time. Such variations become effective immediately upon the posting of the varied Agreement on the Websites. By continuing to use the Websites after such posting you will be deemed to accept such variations. You should visit this page periodically to review the terms and conditions of this Agreement because they are binding on you.
In the event that any term of this Agreement is held to be invalid, unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, that term shall be deemed severable and the remainder of this Agreement shall remain valid and enforceable. No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.
For the avoidance of doubt nothing in these terms and conditions shall confer on any third party any benefit or the right to enforce any terms contained herein.
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