Privacy Policy







Privacy Compliance


Data Protection Controller, Officer and Registration Number


Information about our organisation and our website






Security of your Personal Data


Website Visitors & Prospective Clients


Clients Privacy


Employee or Potential Employee Privacy


Supplier Privacy


Policy Amendments


Third party websites


Updating Information


Privacy Support


Equality & Diversity - Website


Accessibility for the Disabled
























1. Statement

1.1.  We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets  out how we will treat your personal information.

2. Information about our organisation and website

2.1.  Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the    activities of an organisation like Kirwans Solicitors. We are based in United Kingdom.

2.2.  Our principal activity is: Solicitors.

2.3.  Our privacy policy covers Kirwans Solicitors and its website:

2.4.  Organisation Name: Kirwans Solicitors

2.5.  Addresses:   

363 Woodchurch Road




CH42 8PE

236-238 Hoylake Road



CH46 6A

Suite 613, The Plaza

100 Old Hall Street


L3 9QJ

2.6.  Country:         United Kingdom

2.7.  Controller:      Kirwans Solicitors

2.8.  Website(s):


3. What information do we collect?

3.1.  We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

3.1.1.   information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views;

3.1.2.    information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website;

3.1.3.    information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us;

3.1.4.    information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters;

3.1.5.    any other information that you choose to send to us.

4. Cookies

4.1.  A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

4.2.  We use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website.  We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website.  We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit.

4.3.  Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.  Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

4.4.  We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available at:

4.5.  Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.  (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.)  This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites including this one.

5. Using your personal data

5.1.  Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

5.2.  We may use your personal information to:

5.2.1.    administer the website;

5.2.2.    improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;

5.2.3.    enable your use of the services available on the website;

5.2.4.    supply to you services via the website;

5.2.5.    send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;

5.2.6.    send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

5.2.7.    send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);

5.2.8.    provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;

5.2.9.    deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.

5.3.  Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

5.4.  We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

6. Privacy Compliance

6.1.  Our privacy policy is compliant with the following instrument: General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

6.2.  It is also compliant with the following global or regional regulatory or self-regulatory instrument: The Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002.

6.3.  In order to demonstrate that our privacy policy accords with the above privacy instruments, we are:

6.3.1.    voluntarily committed to a Self Assessment procedure.

6.3.2.    subject to a Government Agency supervision.

7. Data controller

7.1.  The data controller responsible for our website is Kirwans. 

7.2.  Our data protection registration number is Z7640069.

8. Disclosures

8.1.  We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

8.2.  In addition, we may disclose information about you:

8.2.1.    to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

8.2.2.    in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

8.2.3.    in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

8.3.  Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

9. International data transfers

9.1.  Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

9.2.  If you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the EEA.

9.3.  In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world.

9.4.  You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

10. Security of your personal data

10.1.  We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

10.2.  We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password and firewall protected) servers.

10.3.  Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

10.4.  You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.

11. Policy amendments

11.1.  We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. 

11.2.   We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

12. Your rights

12.1.  You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.  Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee.

12.2.  You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email at any time.  (In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes.)

13. Third party websites

13.1.  The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

14. Updating information

14.1.  Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

15. Privacy Support

15.1.   If you have an enquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please contact:

15.1.1. Name/designation: Practice Director

15.1.2. Company: Kirwans Solicitors

15.1.3. Address: 363 Woodchurch Road, Prenton, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH42 8PE

15.1.4. Phone Number: 0151 608 9078

15.1.5. Fax Number: 0151 609 0030

15.1.6. Email address: [email protected]

15.1.7. URL:

16. Equality & Diversity – Website

16.1.  We publish our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy also on our website to show our dedication to equality and diversity at all times for our personnel, clients and third parties.

16.2.  We publish our annual diversity data on our website to show our approach to Equality and Diversity.

17. Accessibility for the Disabled

17.1.  We endeavour to ensure that accessibility for disabled clients is covered at all times.  We consider all disabilities when designing and updating our website and have the following in place to assist with accessibility –

17.1.1. We use larger font size and colour which assists those with impaired vision.

17.1.2. We also use alt tags where possible which assists those with impaired vision.

17.1.3. Our action buttons are larger which again can assist those with impaired vision.

17.1.4. We include a video library - explaining specific legal areas.

17.1.5. We don't alter text colour - standard black - which again is easier to read for those with impaired vision.

17.1.6. We also have a mobile compatible website which ensure the site is user friendly on all devices


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