Cookies are not dangerous as they are just text files. A virus or can’t be disseminated from a cookie and it can’t access your hard drive.
Sometimes companies that sell internet advertising on behalf of other web sites can pass user information to third parties without their knowledge or consent, for example information about internet browsing habits. This is the most common reason for people rejecting cookies. This isn’t something we ever do at Queen Square Chambers.
We never seek to identify individuals by using cookies and we don’t store personal information using them either. We are committed to adhering to our Data Protection Policy and protecting any information you give when using our website.
Queen Square Chambers may collect the following information:
- Your name and organisation when given
- Your email addresses should you contact us or provide it via the website
- Any other contact information provided by you
We may use the information for a variety of reasons set out below:
- Processing requests from the website e.g. contact requests
- Record keeping – client, prospective client, recruitment candidates, staff, suppliers, members of chambers details
- Marketing purposes – although we will never pass on your details for money or otherwise to anyone at all. Your data is safe with us.
Download our data protection policy here.