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In this section, you will find some useful legal and regulatory information about your use of this site as well as our complaints procedure for clients.

Legal

ABOUT THIS SITE

Your use of this website shall be subject to the terms and conditions that appear on this page. References to "Temple Square", "the firm", "we", or "our" throughout this website are references to Temple Square Solicitors.

TEMPLE SQUARE

Temple Square is a law firm specialising in all aspects of employment law and employment tribunal advocacy. Temple Square is a trading name of Temple Square Solicitors and is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under reference 558935. Andrew Workman is a Solicitor and Principal of the firm at The Magdalen Centre, 1 Robert Robinson Avenue, The Oxford Science Park, Oxford OX4 4GA. Our postal address is The Magdalen Centre, 1 Robert Robinson Avenue, The Oxford Science Park, Oxford OX4 4GA.

COMPLAINTS

If you as a client have queries or concerns about the conduct of a matter or our fees, you should raise these in the first instance with Andrew Workman. Once we have investigated the conduct of a matter or our fee invoice, we will notify you of the action taken. At the conclusion of our complaints process or where a complaint has not been resolved to your satisfaction within 8 weeks of being made, you may be entitled to make a complaint to the Legal Ombudsman. Please refer to www.ombudsman.org.uk to check whether you fall within the Legal Ombudsman's jurisdiction and to obtain the Legal Ombudsman's contact details.

NO UNSOLICITED EMAILS

Email addresses are provided on this website for the purpose of legal compliance and providing employment law advice and representation. By accessing this site you agree not to send unsolicited emails for advertising, market research or illegal or immoral purposes to the email addresses provided. Incoming emails are screened for spam, viruses and other undesirable content and attachments. This may result in emails failing to reach the intended recipient. All messages sent to the firm may be monitored or accessed to protect the firm. Unsolicited emails sent to us will not be considered confidential, may be disclosed to others, may not receive a response, and do not create a lawyer-client relationship with Temple Square.

INSURANCE

Temple Square has in force professional indemnity insurance provided for members of The Law Society covering the risk of a claim by a client of the firm in respect of any loss arising in consequence of that advice to a value of £2,000,000. In many cases individual clients may have the benefit of legal expenses insurance as part of their home insurance or other household policy. We act for individuals in helping to secure legal expenses insurance with their insurance provider . This may be where an insurance policy is in place but where cover is disputed or the insured is experiencing unexpected delays in receiving confirmation that their matter is covered under the policy.

Copyright

This website, the Temple Square logo, and the Elephant of Mice image are copyrighted and protected by worldwide copyright law. In accessing and viewing this site, or in downloading to an electronic storage device and/or printing the contents of the pages thereon which is permitted for your personal use only, you agree to comply with copyright provisions. Elephant of Mice - Copyright Keith Tyson and The Pace Gallery, New York.

REPRODUCTION

Neither this website, nor any part thereof, including the Temple Square logo, may be published, distributed, extracted, re-utilised, or re-produced in any format, including on your website or in hard copy form, in any circumstances save as set out below, without prior written consent or as permitted by the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988, and such reproduction without our written consent is prohibited.

LICENCE TO LINK AND RECOPY

You may link to our website, provided such link is neither misleading nor deceptive. However, Temple Square reserves the right at its discretion to prohibit any link from another website to this website. You may recopy content from our website to third parties for their personal use only, provided (i) it is re-copied in complete and unmodified form, (ii) you acknowledge the Temple Square website as the original source of the content, and (iii) it is not for a commercial purpose or for a fee.

Privacy Statement

This privacy statement describes how we at Temple Square collect and use information through our website and will be updated here from time to time. By using this website you consent to the collection and use of your personal information, subject to law on information usage. At present we do not require personal information from you to use this website. However we may from time to time introduce services on our website which will require certain information from you to enable you to take advantage of them.

COOKIES

Unless you provide us with your personal information, your use of our website shall remain anonymous. However we may record the areas of website interest of users to enhance user experience on our website by using "cookies". A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers downloaded onto a user's hard drive, which assists the operation of a website. Cookies and similar technologies allow us to collect data about visitor activity to our website.

On 26 May 2011 the law governing the use of cookies changed. Website owners are now required to obtain a user's consent if cookies are to be stored on a user's device. In accordance with the new Regulations, we will not use cookies without obtaining your explicit consent unless it is strictly necessary for providing a part of our service which a user has requested. In the event that we introduce information or services requiring you to Log-In to our website, we consider that storing your password on our website is strictly necessary to avoid you having to generate a new password each time you visit our website. In any event we will not pass information collected through cookies to a third party without your consent. Once you close your browser, the cookie may be deactivated. If your browser rejects a cookie, you may still use our website.

NEWS ALERTS, EVENTS AND EMAILS

If you register to receive and news alerts we may introduce or to attend any event we may hold, we will add you to our client/contact database. If and when introduced, you may register to receicve news alerts or any other additional information provided by creating a username and password. To unsubsribe, either update your details via the Log-In form or email us at law@templesquare.co.uk.

If you communicate with us via any of our contact forms we may add you to our client/contact database depending upon the nature of your enquiry/request. Once you are on our client/contact database we may from time to time also like to provide you with information by email which we think you may find interesting, such as forthcoming events for HR professionals or practical tips. We may send you such information by email unless you have asked us not to.
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, Temple Square Solicitors is registered as a data controller on the Public Register of Data Controllers maintained by the Information Commissioner.

We are committed to ensuring that the information we collect online is kept secure and used responsibly. Temple Square Solicitors is the sole owner of the information collected on this website. We use your information to improve our marketing, for administration and to provide legal services. We do not provide, sell, share or transfer your personal information to other organisations for their own marketing purposes. If at any time you do not want your personal information used for direct marketing purposes, or if you have any questions about how we collect, use and keep secure your personal information, please contact us at law@templesquare.co.uk.

Disclaimer

The law and legal content on this website may have changed since the date the content was first published. Although we endeavour to ensure that the content and materials on this website are accurate and up-to-date, there may be instances of inaccuracy and typographical error. No representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, is therefore made as to the accuracy, completeness, legality or decency of the contents of this website or any sites linked to it.

Before taking action, or refraining from taking action, appropriate professional legal advice should be sought. The general information, advice, opinion, and materials available on this website should not be construed as legal or other professional advice and should not be relied upon.

To the fullest extent permitted by the law, Temple Square Solicitors disclaims all liability for any loss, inlcuding loss of profits or data, howsoever caused, arising directly or indirectly from reliance on the information on this website or from access to or use of this website or from receipt of any emails or email attachments that may be infected by computer virus, including any loss arising from downloading any materials or viruses from this website which may infect or otherwise damage your computer equipment or other property.

GOVERNING LAW

Any dispute or claim between you and Temple Square Solicitors arising out of or in connection with this website or its subject matter (whether allegedly contractual or non-contractual disputes and claims) shall be goverened by and construed in accordance with English law. Users of this website do so on the basis that they thereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts for the purpose of any such dispute or claim.

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