Privacy policy

Data Protection Act 1998

Williscroft & Co is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a Data Controller.

Any personal information we collect from you via this website will be processed and stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. If you submit to us information about a third party, we will assume you have done so with their permission.

The information we hold about you will be used to enable us to contact you and to provide legal services to you.

We will never pass personal information on to third parties without your permission, unless we are legally required to do so.

You can request details of the personal information we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. We reserve the right to charge a fee for this. If you would like a copy of the personal information we hold, please write to Lindsey Johnson - Partner at 17 Peckover Street, Bradford BD1 5BD.

Information about other products and services

From time to time we may send you information about our services which we think may be of interest to you. You can tell us to stop this at any time by sending an e-mail to with ‘unsubscribe’ as the subject line.

Unencrypted data

You should be aware that forms of Internet communication such as email and completing online forms are not secure unless encrypted. The use of unencrypted methods of communication is not unusual on the Internet and Williscroft & Co cannot accept any responsibility for any unauthorised access to personal information sent to us via the contact form on this website, or via email.

Financial transactions

This website has a secure online payment facility, provided by WorldPay. Any credit or debit card payments and information relating to them are collected via a secure, encrypted gateway.

Collection of technical information about your computer and the pages you visit on this website

This website uses Google Analytics to collect data which tell us about the ways visitors use this website. This will include things like which web browser you are using, the speed of your internet connection, and which pages on the website have been visited. This data does not include any information that could identify any user of this website and is used purely to help us develop our marketing strategy and improve visitors’ experience of this website.

Linking to third party websites

We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from the Website and recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

In addition, if you linked to this Website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

Your Information

If you provide us with any personal data while using this website, we may use it to provide you with any information or services you have requested. We may also use it for any other purpose for which you give your consent. For example, we may send you additional information about the firm or its services if you have consented to us doing so.


The law requires us to protect your personal data. We use the information you provide to us primarily for the provision of legal services to you and for related purposes including:

  • updating and enhancing client records
  • analysis to help us manage our practice
  • statutory returns
  • legal and regulatory compliance

    Our use of that information is subject to your instructions, data protection law and our duty of confidentiality.

    Please note that our work for you may require us to pass on your information to third parties such as process servers, translators or interpreters, expert witnesses, other professional advisers. We may also have to pass on details about you to advisers appointed by another party involved in your matter. We may also give such information to others who perform services for us, such as typing, transcribing or photocopying.

    Our legal practice may be audited or checked by our accountants or our regulator, or by other organisations. We do not normally copy such information to anyone outside the European Economic Area, however we may do so however when the particular circumstances of your matter so require. All such third parties are required to maintain confidentiality in relation to your files.

    You have a right of access under data protection law to the personal data that we hold about you. We seek to keep that personal data correct and up to date. You should let us know if you believe the information we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

    We have appointed Lindsey Johnson, who is our Compliance Office for Legal Practice, as our representative for the purposes of the Data Protection Act.

Contact us

If at any time you would like to contact us with your views about our privacy practices, or with any enquiry relating to your personal information, you can do so by sending an e-mail to us at

We may change this privacy policy from time to time. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version which will apply each time you access this Website

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