This page explains how the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) uses any
information visitors give to us on the APIL website, and the ways in which we protect
The Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we
collect from you. We use appropriate technologies to safeguard your data, and keep
strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We do not pass
on your details to any third party unless you give us permission to do so. We do
not send you subsequent communications unless you give us permission to do so.
What information do we collect?
We use web site visitors' contact information from the ‘contact us’
form to send
the visitor information or materials requested by the visitor. The visitor's contact
information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary, for example, to
fulfil a query. We use "session cookies" on our website, which store some of the
visitor’s "preferences" while they move around the site. Cookies are pieces of data
created when users visit a website. Visitors can set their computer not to accept
cookies. Session cookies are deleted when visitors leave the site. They do not contain
any personal information about users, and do not hold any information about which
sites they visited before the APIL website.
We collect log file information from all our visitors, which we use to make changes
to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way visitors
move around it. Log files allow us to record visitors' use of the site. We use the
log file information to provide us with website usage information.
What happens when visitors link to another site?
to our site, so visitors should always be aware when they are moving to another
site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information.
We do not pass on any personal information about our visitors to any other site.
Access to your information
The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. Visitors can check the
information that we hold about them by e-mailing us. If visitors find any inaccuracies
we will delete or correct it promptly.
page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures visitors are always aware of what information
we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it
with other parties.