Privacy Statement and Disclaimer

Privacy Statement and Disclaimer

Privacy

Your privacy is important to us and maintaining your trust and confidence is essential.   Wakefield Quin Limited and its affiliated companies are committed to protecting your privacy and data at all times.  Unless the context provides otherwise, any reference herein to “Wakefield Quin”, “we”, “us”, or “our” is to Wakefield Quin Limited and its affiliated companies.

By providing personal information such as your name and email address through our website, you agree to us contacting you with regard to the information and/or services you have requested.   Security and confidentiality cannot be guaranteed when information is transmitted via email or other electronic or wireless communication. Wakefield Quin will not be responsible for any loss or damage any person may sustain as a result of a breach of security or confidentiality in the event that information is transmitted by email or other electronic or wireless communication. We will take your use of a particular mode of communication to be implied consent for Wakefield Quin to communicate with you using the same mode of communication unless you notify us and provide us with an alternate mode of communication.

We will not share your information with any third party outside of Wakefield Quin except to the extent required by law or regulation or necessary to answer any enquiry, if that enquiry requires the involvement of a third party.

Our website may contain links to other websites.  Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy policies of such other websites and advise you to read the privacy policies of each website you visit which collects or uses personal information.

You have the right to access your personal information held by us.  Such information shall be provided to you upon written request to us and the authentication by us of your identity.  Wakefield Quin may charge a reasonable fee for providing such information in response to a privacy access request.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit.  They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, to improve the user experience. Cookies also provide certain information to the owners of a website.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, cookies will be issued upon your visit to our website.

Our website currently uses a category 2 performance cookie (used for Google Analytics).  This information does not identify visitors or collect any personal details.  All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.  It is only used to improve how the website works.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies.  If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to do so, it might affect the functionality of the website.  We may in the future, and without notice, change our use of cookies.  By continuing to use our website and by using any video and social media functionality, you consent to the relevant cookies being set on your device in the use of our website.

For general information about cookies and how to disable them, please visit allaboutcookies.org.  To prevent Google Analytics cookies being set, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On.

Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption

Wakefield Quin values its reputation.  Our policy is to conduct all business in an honest and ethical manner. We take a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and are committed to acting professionally, fairly and with integrity in all our business dealings and relationships wherever we operate and implementing and enforcing effective systems to counter bribery.

Wakefield Quin has anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies and procedures in place which prohibit the offering, giving, solicitation or the acceptance of any bribe or corrupt inducement, whether in cash or in any other form.  These policies apply to dealings by our directors or employees with all third parties on our behalf or on behalf of our clients.  If we believe that any activities would breach applicable laws or our internal policies, we reserve the right to terminate the engagement of Wakefield Quin with immediate effect.

We are in certain circumstances required by law to report any evidence or suspicion of bribery or corruption to the applicable authorities.   We also may be prohibited by law from notifying a client of the fact that a report has been made.

Copyright & Trade Marks

The logos, information, articles and photographs contained in this website are protected by copyright law.  Any person intending to download any material contained or accessed through our website agrees that it shall not be used for any purpose other than research and that it may not be distributed, amended, copied or quoted without the prior written consent of the directors of Wakefield Quin Limited.

The names, images and logos identifying Wakefield Quin or third parties and their products and services are proprietary marks of Wakefield Quin and/or those third parties, as applicable.   No authority is granted to any third party for the use of those names, images or logos.

Changes

We reserve the right to amend our privacy policy in the future without prior notice to you.  Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted on our website.

Disclaimer

The information contained in our website is for informational purposes only. It is not intended as legal advice. While reasonable efforts were made to ensure the accuracy of the contents of this website, information can quickly become out of date due to changing circumstances. The contents of this website are therefore provided “as is” and on an “is available” basis without any representation and without any warranty of any kind whatsoever, whether express or implied.  Wakefield Quin expressly disclaims all liability to any and all persons in respect of actions taken or not taken in reliance upon the whole or any part of the content of our website.  No person should take any action without first seeking appropriate professional advice based on their particular circumstance.

The reproduction of any of this website in any form is prohibited other than for individual use and may not be recopied or shared with any third party without the prior written consent of Wakefield Quin.  Any consent provided to recopy does not allow for the incorporation of the material or any part of it in any work or publication, whether in hard copy, electronic or other form, unless expressly provided for in our written consent.

Links to other websites are provided for your convenience. Wakefield Quin is not responsible for the content of these websites and so far as legally permissible disclaims all liability in respect of such content or any links that they may contain.

Any queries regarding this Privacy Policy and Disclaimer Statement should be sent to Wakefield Quin Limited at Victoria Place, 31 Victoria Street, Hamilton HM10 Bermuda or by email to info@wq.com.

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