Terms and Conditions
This website is provided by AW Hardy & Co Ltd. By accessing our website you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions of use. If you do not agree to them you must not use our website. In these terms, we refer to ourselves as “we”, “us”, “our” and “AW Hardy”. The user of the website is referred to as “you” and “your”.
We may at any time revise these terms and access is only permitted on a temporary basis. You should therefore check these terms every time you visit this website to review the conditions applicable to your current use of the website.
AW Hardy is incorporated in England and Wales and maintains this website from the United Kingdom. These terms are governed by English law and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in the event of any dispute. For the avoidance of doubt to the extent permitted by English law, we disclaim all liability for any loss or damage, direct or indirect, arising from the use if this website, or for the unavailability of this website.
Accuracy of Information
The information in this website is intended to be useful and informative for clients and potential clients. Whilst we take reasonable steps to ensure the content on this website created by us is correct at the time it is created, we give no warranty or representation as to the website’s security or as to the content’s integrity or accuracy or completeness. As a result we shall not be liable for damages of any kind or nature whatsoever arising out of or related to the use of this website or the information it contains.
AW Hardy & Co Ltd accepts no liability for the contents of any website operated by a third party which may be accessed via links from this website. Any such links are provided for your convenience only and we have no control over and are not responsible for the content, use by you or availability of those third party websites.
You may link to this website provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage or take advantage of our reputation in our opinion. Further you must not establish a link in such a way so as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
We accept no liability for any damage, whether caused by viruses or other harmful code, to your computer equipment, software or other property as a result of your browsing or use of this website and you are advised to take all appropriate safeguards.
Copyright and trademarks
The copyright and all intellectual property rights in this website are owned by AW Hardy or its licensors. Nothing contained in this site should be construed as granting any licence or right in and to our trademarks or logos.
You may print off or download content from this website as permitted under the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (sections 28 to 30) for the purposes of viewing it on your computer, research for non-commercial purposes, private study, and media reporting. This permission is subject to you not altering the content in any way and acknowledging us as the source of the content and as the copyright owners. All other use or copying of any of the contents of this site, other than as permitted by law, is prohibited.
Data protection and privacy statement
This is our website privacy statement. Please read it carefully as you should only submit information to us through this site if you agree we may use it in accordance with this privacy statement.
We collect certain basic information about you when you visit our website. We recognise the importance both of keeping that information secure and of letting you know what we intend to do with that information.
We may amend our privacy statement to reflect changes to our business, website or to data protection legislation. This privacy statement only applies to our website; if you follow a link out of our site or leave our site in some other way, this privacy statement will no longer apply.
The privacy statement sets out (1) who we are and describes (2) the information we collect (3) what we do with it (4) how you can find out more.
(1) Who we are
AW Hardy & Co Ltd is a company registered in England & Wales with company registration number 0601521. Our registered office is at Stock Road, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS2 5QG. If you have any queries about the information we hold on you, please contact our Data Protection Compliance Officer, who you may write to at the address above.
(2) The information we collect
We collect information from you when you complete our on-line ‘Contact Us’ form, when you use our site, and in the form of ‘traffic data’. We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to aggregate information. This is statistical data about browsing actions and patterns to enable us to improve the website and does not identify any individual.
Cookies are small text files which are often stored on your computer’s hard drive by websites you visit to enable the site to ‘remember’ who you are. Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies and you should be able to restrict or disable them if you wish by adjusting the settings on your browser. We do not use ‘spyware’, that is web bugs or hidden identifiers to gain access to information, store hidden information or to trace your activities but we may use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics also uses “cookies” to help us analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. For more information about cookies and instructions on how to adjust your browser settings to restrict or disable cookies, see the IAB website at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
(3) What we do with your information
How we use it
We use your information to provide you with that which you have requested. If you ask us to, we will also use your details to send you information about other products and services that may be of interest to you. You may ask us to remove you from our mailing lists at any time by writing to us at our registered office. We will also offer you the option of correcting your details and of being removed from our mailing lists when we send you email alerts or other information.
When we share it
We may disclose your information to third parties in certain circumstances but we will not sell, rent or trade your personal information. We may share your information with another organisation that buys our company or our assets, or with another organisation from which we acquire a company or business, and in the course of any preceding negotiations with that organisation, which may or may not lead to a sale. We may also share your information with any group companies of ours as defined under the Companies Act 2006 so that they can provide any products and services to you where you have personally requested them or where we feel such information is necessary to keep you informed of any products or services that they believe will be of interest to you.
How we keep it secure
Only authorised personnel and contractors have access to your information. We will keep your information secure by taking appropriate technical and organisational measures against its unauthorised or unlawful processing and against its accidental loss, destruction or damage.
(4) Finding out more
If you have any questions about our privacy statement or the information we hold about you, please contact our Data Protection Compliance Officer. You have a legal right to see a copy of the information we hold about you on payment of a fee, which is currently £15.