Privacy & Cookies

Data Protection - Privacy Policy

Please read the following information carefully to understand how we use any personal information we collect about you. Following the General Data Protection Regulation in May 2018 the information provided on this website is owned by The Clearing Consultancy and our nominated Data Protection Officer is Claire Edwardes.

Information We may collect information about your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration and to report information for targeted marketing campaigns. This is statistical data about our website visitor patterns and doesn’t identify any individual. Google Analytics collects first-party cookies, data related to the device/browser, IP address and on-site/app activities to measure and report statistics about user interactions on the websites and/or apps that use Google Analytics. We might collect information if you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback or participate in competitions.

Storage of data We take all reasonable steps to ensure your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Usage of information We may use your data to provide you with information about services which may be of interest, and we may contact you about these by post, telephone or email. We will only do this if you opt-in by ticking the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data. We don’t disclose information about identifiable individuals. We may use aggregate information about users to reach the kind of business we want to target, and we may provide our partner business development agency with aggregate information for use in this way.

If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at a later date. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes.

Access to information You have the right to request a copy of information that we hold about you, just email or write to us. We will need to verify your identity. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

If you wish to receive further information please contact our Website Manager at webmanager@theclearing.com.

Rules governing the use of this Website. Thank you for visiting our Website. Access to and use of this Website is governed by the rules set out below and by any applicable legislation in the country where you are and the UK . By accessing this Website, you agree to abide by these rules.

Copyright Notice and Permitted Downloading

All images text music and other artistic works in the Website belong to The Clearing Consultancy and are protected by copyright (which means that no copying or downloading is permitted except with our express consent). Consent for copying and downloading is given for the downloading of any part of our website for the purpose of discussion and learning purposes only and for all other non commercial purposes which are not intended to and will not forseeably damage the business, goodwill and reputation of The Clearing Consultancy and its officers and employees.
Copying and downloading of material for any other purpose is not permitted and is unlawful. Copying the design of objects and producing images of them or objects from such designs is also not permitted and is unlawful. Clearing Consultancy hereby asserts and reserves (save as set out above) its copyright and design right, its moral rights and the moral rights of its staff, its community design rights and all its rights in law of whatever type and anywhere in the world to protect its Intellectual Property, Goodwill and Reputation.

Trademark Notice

Clearing Consultancy and the The Clearing Consultancy Logo are trademarks belonging to The Clearing Consultancy and are registered in various countries. The marks may not be used for any purpose except with the express permission of The Clearing Consultancy

Use This Site at Your Own Risk

Every user who accesses this Website does so at his own risk.

Limitation of Liability

The Clearing Consultancy -
(a) makes no representations or warranties of any kind as to the accuracy or completeness of the information or materials contained in this Website and will not be liable therefore.
(b) is not responsible:
(i) for any computer viruses bugs or problems which may affects users' computer equipment as a result of visiting the website.
(ii) for the effectiveness or fitness for purpose of any software available from the site.
(iii)for the affect that any downloaded material may have on the users computer.
(iv) Any claims of whatsoever nature arising from the access to this Website by a user or the use by a user of the information displayed or contained herein or accessed through this Website.

Third Party Trademarks and Materials

This Website contains images artworks music copy and trademarks which belong to other people (often clients of The Clearing Consultancy . These are usually displayed in this site for the purpose of showing the sort of work we do. They may be viewed but we cannot give permission for any such materials or trademarks to be copied and the user must be careful and if in doubt should contact us to request clarification and permission.

Third Party Enabling Software.

Software made available for downloading, copying or use through this Website is proprietary to the entity making such software available and must be used in accordance with the business terms relating to such software.

Links with Other Websites

For the convenience of users of this Website links to other Internet Websites may appear from time to time.
The Internet Websites to which links are provided are not under the control of The Clearing Consultancy and we do not accept any responsibility for them.

Unsolicited Materials

If you wish you may send us unsolicited creative materials, CVs for other material. Unless you specifically direct such material at a named employee and set out clear and reasonable intellectual property assertions, we will be free to do what we wish with such material without payment of any kind. Please note that it is unlawful to send pornographic, racist or offensive material to this Website.

Blog and Interactive Services ("the Blog")

The nature of the Blog is intended to encourage free expression. Accordingly Clearing Consultancy cannot be expected to have the same control over the content displayed in such areas as it would have over the rest of the Website. The intention of the Blog will be to promote discussions and express ideas relating to the marketing industry. The content, information and other material on the Blog may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. Clearing Consultancy does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of these or the reliability of any information displayed or distributed on the Blog.
The opinions expressed on the Blog may come from visitors to the Website, employees of Clearing Consultancy who are expressing personal views and possibly Clearing Consultancy itself. Unless a specific opinion belongs or is attributed to Clearing Consultancy itself, any expressions statements or opinions on the Blog do not reflect the views and opinions of Clearing Consultancy .
Clearing Consultancy will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by any visitor to the Blog.
Use of or participation in the Blog signifies that users understand and agree to the Clearing Consultancy terms of use. Users of the Blog shall participate in a way that does not infringe the rights of Clearing Consultancy or any third party. Users must participate in a way that does not cause distress, harassment or inconvenience and no material that is or might be considered obscene, offensive, libellous or unlawful in any way shall be placed on the Blog. All participation shall be civil and tasteful and no statement or other participation shall be attributed to a third party without their prior express authorisation. No content forming part of any interactive service shall be copied or removed from the Website under any circumstances.
Commentary and other materials posted by visitors on the Blog are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. Clearing Consultancy therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Any material uploaded to the Blog will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and Clearing Consultancy have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. Clearing Consultancy also have the right to disclose the identity of any participator (and any other personal information that has been provided or is available to Clearing Consultancy as a result of participation in any Clearing Consultancy interactive service), to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded to the Blog constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. Clearing Consultancy reserves the right to use participator's personal information to inform a relevant third party or internet provider or law enforcement agency about content placed on the Blog.

Clearing Consultancy have the right to remove any material or posting made on the Blog if, in its opinion, such material is not appropriate or may cause offence.
Contact Details: The Website Manager, Clearing Consultancy , 18 Clerkenwell Close, London , EC1R 0QN , UK .

COOKIES

Cookies used by Clearing Consultancy are not present to gather and use personally identifiable information from our users. The cookies we use help us understand our visitors interactions and provide us with analytical data.
Listed in the table below are the cookies used on Clearing Consultancy.

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This cookie is written at your first visit to Clearing Consultancy. Google Analytics uses __utma to record the unique visitors to our site, and the frequency of views each page has. It expires after 2 years.

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Google uses __utmb to establish and continue a user session and interaction with Clearing Consultancy. The cookie will expire if a user spends more than 30 minutes on a page without navigating to another. It expires after 30 minutes.

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Google Analytics JavaScript previously used this cookie to define a session status.

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Google uses this cookie to distinguish and store information on referrals and how you arrived to our site. For example, this can be directly using the site URL or from search / paid media. This cookie expires after 6 months.